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SB1 &SB3, looking good after thirty years!

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SB coins a Deepity

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‘Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size, do you? Hmm? No. And well you should not. For my ally is the Force’ of nature, and a powerful ally it is. Help it needs though.
―apologies: Yoda, to Luke Skywalker

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Small Potatoes

 
(Snafu Haiku)

why pretend to be

a small potato StarBear?

solve agar problem!

h/t  Lab staple agar hit by seaweed shortage, Nature Journal 

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Bioluminescent BakTun

  
H/T to the shiny Hinea brasiliana

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Belly Button Bacteria

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h/t: In the hunt for new antibiotics, the genius of simplicity, by Carl Zimmer on STAT;

 

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Cirque de l’Étoile

  
Sak Sarel! (Accelerated vertical gene transfer.)

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Rubbadubbadub

  
It will all come out in the wash! Brush up on biology…

H/T:  The Genome of the Tardigrade Hypsibius dujardini

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Bear on a Bicycle

  
H/T to CRISPR and HGT.

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Pyrrhic Pitching

  
In which StarBear searches for her Oomph! Are we prepared for the next mass extinction? Will StarBear be there for us next time?!

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BugBear’s Bypass

  
Maybe it’s BugBear’s cousin.

H/T: NASA image of Pluto’s puzzling spots.

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