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This feed is mostly personal interest; it's NOT my professional writing. There's tech here, yes, but also lots of general science and some politics and weird humor thrown in.

Monday, April 11, 2011

The National Science Foundation's writing usually isn't this engaging.


News From the Field
King Crabs Invade Antarctica

April 8, 2011

image of a king crab It's like a scene out of a sci-fi movie - thousands, possibly millions, of king crabs are marching through icy deep-sea waters and up the Antarctic slope. Shell-crushing crabs haven't been in Antarctica, the Earth's southernmost continent, for hundreds or thousands, if not millions, of years. But something has changed, and these crustaceans are poised to move by the droves up the slope and onto the shelf that surrounds Antarctica. http://www.uab.edu/news/latest/item/1052-king-crabs-invade-antarctica-could-j...">Full Story

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University of Alabama at Birmingham

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