SUMMARY: Books, books, beautiful books! This is a list of biology, ecology, environment, natural history and animal books that are (or will soon be) available to occupy your bookshelves and your thoughts. “Words in leather and wood”. Bookshelves in the “Long Room” at the old Trinity College Library in Dublin. Image: Nic McPhee from Morris, MN, USA. 2007. (Creative Commons.) Books to the ceiling, Books to the sky, My pile of books is a mile high. How I love them!... Read
Dr Arun Shukla is an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, at the Indian Institute of Technology. His research focuses on the largest group of cell surface receptors and he hopes that understanding the atomic level structures of these receptors may in future help us design more effective drugs. Here Dr […]
Dutch Uncles O Shudder [Memphis Industries] It’s a rare feat in modern music when a band releases something that can genuinely be considered timeless – an album that manages to sound wholly contemporary, built on the bases of countless eras of rock and pop gone by, while simultaneously sounding almost futuristic in its ambition. I’m [...]
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La subida de la temperatura del agua, el aumento de la radiación solar, la disminución de nutrientes y los grandes temporales, son las principales causas de que en los últimos años se esté produciendo en la costa vasca un considerable descenso en las poblaciones del alga roja Gelidium corneum. Según los datos recogidos por el Grupo de Investigación Bentos […] Seguir leyendo
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A hundred and eighty years ago, Darwin visited the city of Santiago, Chile. Generations later, one of its residents has worked for months to recreate his voyage in Lego; and soon you might be able to build it too. “I stayed a week in Santiago,” wrote Darwin in his account of The Voyage of the Beagle, “and enjoyed myself very much.” He was particularly taken by the geography. “A never-failing source of pleasure was to ascend the little hillock of rock (St. Lucia)