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Wednesday, 10 July 2019

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The Deadly Dress Test! 

BEYONDbones [22:46:22]  recommend  recommend this post  (17 visits) info
Today on Beyond Bones we’re sharing the results of a rather unusual test that was recently performed by the curators of our blockbuster special exhibition Death by Natural Causes. The test in question involved a Victorian-era dress, a book printed during the early 20th century and a can of insecticide. According to our research, all of these items

Cottage Report - July 10, 2019 

Ontario-geofish [22:42:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (61 visits) info
This will go down in history as the finest cottage weather for more than 20-30 years.  The day is hot, the night is cold, and we have blueberries for the first time in 30 years.  This is enough to tide me over the harsh winter. The fish aren't cooperating.  I looked down from the dock the other morning, and it was like a show aquarium.  There must have been 20 bass frollicking around,

Harnessing Big Data and Machine Learning to Forecast Wildfires in the Western U.S. 

State of the Planet [18:00:58]  recommend  recommend this post  (22 visits) info
New research will advance understanding of how wildfires may evolve in the future, and how we can most effectively respond to


ARCHEA [16:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (63 visits) info
Pentremites sp. / Hardin County, Kentucky This wee lovely Blastoid is Pentremites sp. from Mississippian deposits in Hardin County, Kentucky. This little fellow represents a specimen from the peak of their [...]

The story of thirteen diamonds and their inclusions 

Geological Society of London blog [13:03:39]  recommend  recommend this post  (89 visits) info
A guest blog by Kate Kiseeva (University of Cork/University of Oxford), who gave our March 2019 Public Lecture at Burlington House. Continue reading →

Cabinet of curiosities: Jessie Atterholt’s office 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [10:12:52]  recommend  recommend this post  info
My friend and frequent collaborator Jessie Atterholt has her office in the next building over from mine. When you walk in, you see something that looks approximately like this. Not exactly like this, because I [...]

From zero to JupyterLab pro on Windows 10 

MyCarta [06:00:40]  recommend  recommend this post  (45 visits) info
I love JupyterLab, I really do! In my experience to date it proved to be the best environment for prototyping scientific computing applications interactively using Jupyter notebooks. If you wonder

Career Spotlight: Marine Technician Chang Liu 

JOIDES Resolution blogs [16:07:22]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
Chang Liu Interview Please describe your job duties while on the JR. What will you be doing on a daily... Read more

Ben Orlove on the Anthropology of Climate Change and Glacier Retreat 

State of the Planet [14:56:15]  recommend  recommend this post  (28 visits) info
Scientist Ben Orlove discusses why it's important to bring an anthropological dimension to the science of climate change and glacial

Nuevos restos de dinosaurios ornitópodos de la cantera de Mas de la Parreta (Morella) en el XVII Annual Meeting de la EAVP 

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [11:38:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (15 visits) info
Desde su ubicación en la Cantera del Mas de la Parreta, llegó al XVII EAVP Annual Meeting la presentación del yacimiento CMP-5 localizado en el Mas de Sabaté en Morella. A pesar de que se continua con la [...]

Small Beginnings (2015) 

Koprolitos [09:45:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (66 visits) info
Hace un par de semanas compartíamos "Sharp Teeth", del joven animador David Armsby, pero nos dimos cuenta que antes de esta pieza había realizado otros cortometrajes en los que aparecen dinosaurios. En [...]

Small Quake Swarm SW Of Mount Hood 

Volcano Science And News Blog [00:48:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (53 visits) info
MOUNT HOOD, OREGON, USA small seismic sequence of quakes is occurring on the SW flank of Mount Hood, Oregon today, with the largest quakes registering at magnitude 2.1. Around 60 quakes (at the time of this [...] | Impressum