Monthly Archives: November 2012

Doing it right: an unexpected octopus

Hello, all! Today we’re talking about biology in the news that isn’t problematic. It’s an octopus! News source: Grist List: This octopus is so tiny that it snuck into the aquarium undetected I first saw this on: Facebook Why this is news: there’s a picture of a teeny tiny little octopus, and biology cuteness should […]

Happy Election Day 2012, USA!

Another light week here at BNB, I’m afraid. My research energy has gone into my day job and into making decisions about how to vote. If you’re a fellow United States voter, I hope you have or will join me in voting today! When you vote, you help pick people who decide how to spend […]

Wild weather – no post this week

I’m one of the millions of people affected by the progress and remains of Hurricane Sandy. I had not yet scheduled this week’s post when it hit, and now have a lot on my hands with catching up with work and helping my friends and loved ones get back to normal. I hope everyone out […]