February 28, 2015

2:12 AM | A Dragonfly Story
I’ve been sick the last several days and I’m not up to writing a whole Friday 5 blog post today, but I still wanted to get SOMETHING up today.  So, I’m going to tell you a story.  It’s a story about this dragonfly: That’s a blue dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis) and it is a largely unremarkable […]

February 27, 2015

9:50 PM | Fluffy Friday – Citizen Science Tackles The Dress
So there’s this dress right . . . Last night I was doing some stand up science in the pub with Eu:Sci which was a huge amount of fun (thanks for the invite guys!) and then I may possibly have … Continue reading →
4:53 PM | RNA-mediated “repurposing” is nutrient-dependent and pheromone-controlled
 Evolutionary resurrection of flagellar motility via rewiring of the nitrogen regulation system Excerpt: The fast-spreading strain AR2F had acquired an additional point mutation in the σ54-dependent EBP gene ntrC, which alters an amino acid (R442C) within the DNA binding domain...Read more
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