The #reviewforscience Twitter hashtag has been cracking me up this week. Highlights include gluing trackers on bees, using a body massager to attract spiders, nooses for lizard collection, and the winner: using nail polish for killing bot fly maggots prior to extracting them from your own body.
Looks like the #MeToo movement has caught up with Canadian politics and they’re clearing house (the House of Commons that is!)
Tooting my own horn a bit…myself and several other bloggers were interviewed by the Nature piece “Why science blogging still matters”
A very elegant and thorough study by Chrétien et al. that suggests that the mitochondria in human cell lines operate at ~50°C when at maximal capacity and a thoughtful critique by Dr. Nick Lane . I suspect that some paradigms are about to be destroyed in the near future in mitochondrial and thermal biology.