Nematode Tattoo

I have a friend in another laboratory in the Biology department at school I’ve been talking with quite a bit lately. I’d like our conversations to be beneficial for her work…

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How Drawing Helps a Scientist

My interest in science and drawing are intimately connected. I grew to love organisms, especially sharks, by drawing them from library books. I still draw…

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Fin-Sight

I went home to visit my family for spring break, and naturally I went to the California Academy of Sciences to visit the Steinhart Aquarium. I was curious if the way I looked at the displays had changed…

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What does Science Feel Like?

Reef Diver

So I was sitting in ichthyology class today learning about fish growth. Growth is complicated – I don’t want to bore the reader with excessive details, but…

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Cruise to the Mesoamerican Reef

My wife, Aletha, and I have been fortunate to have been able to travel to destinations where we have had the opportunity to visit the places where many of the tropical coral reef fishes so common in aquariums occur in their natural habitats. Whether snorkeling or SCUBA diving…

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