Monthly Archives: February 2014

No one way is right but some ways are useful

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Two way conversations between scientists and artists have begun. Artist Catherine Nolan reflects on our meeting with scientist Chris Evenhuis and explains her methods of understanding. Catherine Nolan writes: I find that I need to visually investigate a subject in … Continue reading

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Water is the Most abundant Substance in Cells

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Water accounts for about 70% of a cell’s weight, and most intracellular reactions occur in an aqueous environment. Life on Earth began in the ocean, and the conditions in that primeval environment put a permanent stamp on the chemistry of … Continue reading

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Thinking in different ways simultaneously

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Paul G. Falkowski and John A. Raven (2007) understand aquatic photosynthesis by thinking about it in different ways simultaneously. They think about organisms in terms of their life forms and growth patterns, and think about them from mechanical and observational … Continue reading

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Species Inked

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What do people and dead fish have in common? Both can be inked. People have tattoos and dead fish are inked and printed. Australian Antarctic Division scientist Graham Hosie practices the ancient Japanese art of Gyotaku (Japanese 魚拓, from gyo … Continue reading

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