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About calynum

I am an invertebrate and microbe enthusiast currently pursuing my PhD studying microbial ecology and nitrogen cycling processes in salt marshes. Queer scientist located in Boston.

Replication Schmeplication?

In 2010, James Prosser dropped a bomb on the microbial ecology community. He searched through hundreds of articles in the leading microbiological journals, such as Environmental Microbiology and FEMS Microbiology Ecology, on the lookout for papers where scientists were examining … Continue reading

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Fibonacci: Our Personal Savior

In Homework 2 we peaked into the world of Fibonacci to create the Fibonacci sequence. I wanted to expand just a little on this to show how prevalent those numbers are in nature. I wrote my blog in R and … Continue reading

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