Monday Morning Smörgåsbord

Species get introduced and isolated by all sorts of interesting mechanisms. Drifting in the wind, or on a tree trunk. A new land bridge. Migration following prey. Migration running from predators. Dynamic Ecology on the previously neglected mechanism of transport by drug lord and release in to the wild following said drug lord’s slaying. Pablo Escobar’s […]

Stairway to Excellence

Every once in a while some one beats you to the punch in a particularly irritating way. I’ve been putting off a promised post on the “excellence” epidemic in science for some time. That Jack Stilgoe wrote on the topic at The Guardian is not what gets to me- more power to him. No, what […]