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Author: Eve

Mark Neff is a scientist who studies scientists, and he says #ESA2012 is his field season. He presented this morning in a session called “Translational Ecology: Forging Effective Links Between Knowledge and Action.” Neff, an assistant professor at Allegheny College, wants to understand how scientists make...

I'm at the Ecological Society of America's annual meeting (Twitter hashtag #ESA2012) all week, in Portland, Oregon, USA, hearing lots of amazing stories and getting incredibly excited about science (and scientists). I want to share my favourite thing so far, from the pre-conference meeting on public...

Admit it. Most people think you’re a little weird. Ok, maybe a lot. You’re seriously into things with six legs. Or dozens. Or none. Maybe it’s fluid dynamics that turn you on. Perhaps you get goosebumps when you think about geochemistry. Or flagella. And barnacles—well,...