Have you ever done an experiment for longer than 2 years? How about 12 years? Today, we’re talking about an extermely longterm experiment that might shed light on the origin of eukaryotes. Plus: a ton more…
This week we had two special days, first up was #WomenInSTEM day on Tuesday, which brought us this beautiful tweet, followed by Darwin Day. Did you know that Darwin was an eager botanist? Now you know.
This week’s paper is Imachi, H., Nobu, M.K., Nakahara, N. et al. Isolation of an archaeon at the prokaryote–eukaryote interface. Nature 577, 519–525 (2020).
Tegan’s favourite plant is the Mongongo.
Study on how conservatives are physiologically different. And the replicate that show that conservatives and liberals are not physiologically different.
Robert Fortune invented the glass cases to transport plants in the 1830s which enabled plant trade (and theft) across the globe, solidifying Britain’s colonial power. Watch out, glorification of colonialism ahead.
Kollabtree brings the gig economy to science (Joram: 😐; Tegan: 🙂)
Our opening and closing music is Caravana by Phillip Gross
Until next time!