Spiderbaby's Tunnel of Goats

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Hello World!

Originally from the UK, I now live in the north of Sweden with Crickson

We are scientists :)

I also knit, bake and play the recorder, but not all at once.

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Science resources:

Want to find out about proteins? Try this for starters - RCSB Protein data bank: Molecule of the Month in alphabetical order


Want to find out what is known about any particular gene? Here's a good place to start. - Entrez Gene This is probably my favourite starting point for finding out about a new gene of interest and has handy links to most of the references and sequence information.


Want to find a piece of peer-reviewed scientific research? Want to check the references from an article, or look up the publication record of an expert quoted in a newspaper or blog piece? Try this database. It will give you the abstract (outline) of every paper and will link to the full thing and tell you which articles are free and open-access. - NCBI's PubMed All newly published research is quickly added to this site.


Want to be able to decode DNA? This is how DNA codes for protein, and is, to my eyes, a thing of beauty. - The Genetic Code (presented here as RNA. For DNA, simply replace the U's with T's (Uracil with Thymine)).


And for geeks who need to get out more :) - The PCR Song and another PCR song


Good for your brain: - Ben Goldacre's Bad Science blog

It's the little things that keep you going...


Lucia
At last! Welcome home Lucia :)
About Lucia
Lucia a miscarriage of justice. English translation
Lucia. Other relevant links can be found here
Lucia De Berk - Out but not free - update from Dhamaka
English translation of original (Dutch) site here

Buglife: About Buglife


Early Music

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Take one great egret, one K750i, one small pair binoculars, one sturdy fence
post and 2 shaky hands. Combine for optical zoom!

30th Apr 2008, 17:48   | tags:,,

OJ says:

You forgot the dose of initiative :)

30th Apr 2008, 21:10

Caine says:

These are great. I got a shot of a great blue heron once, when all I had was my point 'n' shoot. :)

30th Apr 2008, 21:52

FilbertFox says:

i tried that with the telescope for shots of the moon

30th Apr 2008, 22:01

Spiderbaby says:

Well it works with microscopes so I thought I may as well try it with binoculars :)

FF - did it work? Did you capture your moon?

30th Apr 2008, 22:48

nige says:

why were you spying on this poor bird?

30th Apr 2008, 22:53

Spiderbaby says:

That's just what we do for kicks round here ;)

30th Apr 2008, 23:00

nige says:

ah well, you are in the US...

30th Apr 2008, 23:14

billion says:

oh LORD. that's just gorgeous, spiderbaby. gonna try it now. I did a photo-down-tube thing on my moblog but never tried the binocular/microscope method. very jealous...

1st May 2008, 09:21

taniwha says:

hello little fella

1st May 2008, 14:07

FilbertFox says:

i did get the moon and did blog it too. Also some of my first ever moblog posts were taken down a telescope in Edinburgh

2nd May 2008, 18:28

Spiderbaby says:

Oh yes, I remember now... ;)

2nd May 2008, 20:11

Dhamaka says:

I'm sure I posted on this... Oh well... I like the reflections and the way the composition implies a secret, stolen moment

5th May 2008, 08:01

Viv says:

worked well

9th May 2008, 15:58