Tag Archives: Biology

The Other Side of the Fence

The whole graduate school thing can be very tough some times, as a few of us know.  It is in those times that I find myself wondering whether my friends that chose to be done with school at the bachelors … Continue reading

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The Darwin Effect

A few days ago, the 12th of February, was the 204th birthday of Charles Darwin.  As the father of evolution Darwin was and still is one of the most controversial scientists in history.  While Darwin’s story doesn’t have the dramatic flair of … Continue reading

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Spreading the Word About Research

Tomorrow a half dozen middle school students and I are going to Skype with a teacher who is on a research cruise. The scientists want to help spread marine science literacy and decided to do so by setting up live … Continue reading

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Explorers Lost

We seem to have forgotten that exploration has always been part of our culture.  I am not just referring to the American idea of Manifest Destiny, but to humanity as a whole.  There has not been a culture in existence that hasn’t strived to … Continue reading

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Important Science PSA

This is The Pickled Hedgehog Dilemma’s first public service announcement.  We have recently learned, through sources that wish to remain scientifically anonymous(much better facial pixilation), that a staggering number of youths are experimenting in science.  If this trend continues there could be … Continue reading

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The Chaotic World

There is a theory out there, one born of both science and a touch of philosophy, called the Chaos Theory.  This theory states that small differences that can occur at the beginning of any dynamic event can cause wide, profound, complex and … Continue reading

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Crocheting to Change the Planet

Yes, crocheting really is that important. In case you don’t quite understand why, I’ll start at the beginning. Two women in LA, Margaret Wertheim and her twin sister, were concerned about climate change. If left to continue along its current trajectory, the world’s climate … Continue reading

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