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Arduino is cool

Ok, now I understand why Arduino is cool.

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OpenSPIM assembly

#OpenSPIM laser ready to be powered on #LISH2014

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Brachiopods and Japanese art

I visited Japan solely for the purpose of studying the Brachiopoda of the Japanese seas, and this step led to my accepting the chair of zoology in the Imperial University at Tokyo. Gradually I was drawn away from my zoological work, into archaeological investigations, by the alluring problem of the ethnic affinities of the Japanese […]

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Nemertean laying eggs

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Search PLOS articles using DuckDuckGo

Last year, I decided to experiment with DuckDuckHack, the developer platform for the search engine DuckDuckGo. The idea was to use the instant answers to find scientific articles as a quick Google Scholar shortcut. It’s feasible, in principle, but I decided to try something simpler. A plugin that uses the PLOS API to search their […]

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Priapulid sticker

The first penis-worm sticker of mankind. Thanks, Casey! I uploaded the source file to PhyloPic.

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Face to face with the pluteus larva

Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Frontal_view_of_a_pluteus_larva.tif

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PLOS DuckDuckHack

Just prototyped a @duckduckhack spice plugin with @PLOS Search API! It shows top5 articles for a query. Suggestions? Edit: check out the final version.

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Pelagosphera larva

Vídeo about the charismatic pelagosphera larva of sipunculids.

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notes biology

Newspiece about the Cifonauta database