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The nuts and bolts of algae

May 24, 2017 by


Author: Dr. Jessica F. Muhlin, Associate Professor of Marine Biology, The Corning School of Ocean Studies, Maine Maritime Academy Thank you for giving me an opportunity to gush about my favorite organisms on the planet- THE ALGAE! Algae are an amazingly diverse group of organisms that are central to life on Earth. The ancestral algal […]

The Sciencing of Whoa-men

May 14, 2012 by


Author: Skylar Bayer So, first things first: One. I am a woman.  Turns out, anyway – I’ve got a uterus, eggs, mammary glands, alleged child-bearing hips – the whole womanly shebang (no pun intended). It’s a biological fact. Two. I identify as a woman by gender. I do not feel that I am a man. […]

Lesotho – A landlocked country

April 16, 2012 by


Author: Alden Denny* *Alden won second place in the Tableau data visualization challenge. We are very proud at strictlyfishwrap. ~ The Management Lesotho, Not a country usually looked at on this ever so nautical blog.  I am doing so as part of a Tableau data visualization challenge.  This program is largely focused on the business […]