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Raising baby fish is harder than I thought

When they told me i was going to be raising fish I thought it would have been easy. I had some goldfish for a couple months and they practically raised their selves but this was something completely different. First off,

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Mid REU Update.

Hey everyone! I can’t believe we’re already halfway through the program and I’m excited for whats next. My project is well underway. So far we have successfully uploaded the sequence data, and used QIIME, a program for microbial ecology, to

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C1V1 = C2V2 (And other fun stuff too!)

My title is the chemical formula for diluting solutions. Why, you may ask? It’s because I am trying to make myself remember it any way I can, I use it all the time and every day I forget. My mentor must

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Ally’s Adventures on the Aransas River

Hello again! It’s hard to believe that I am already halfway through the program. I’ve gotten to experience so many fun things down here in Texas and the research feels like it is flying by. So far the other REU

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I wish I could put all the bird noises I’ve heard into words.

I can’t believe we are half way through the program already! The time here has been going by so fast but I’ve been enjoying every minute of it! The picture above was taken when we all went out to dinner

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Progress So Far

I can’t believe it’s already been a month since I got to Port Aransas and I still love it the same as since I first arrived. Though some of the bugs can be freaky at times, but that does not

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Mid Program Update!

Hey y’all! I can’t believe it’s been a month already! Time flies when you’re doing data analysis I suppose! Well that’s not entirely true. So far there’s been very little analyses being done in my lab. I’ve basically just been

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‘De una Isla a Otra’ (From One Island to the Next)

¡Hola a todos! My name is Adriana Guzmán Domínguez (Yes, I have two last names) and I study in the University of Puerto Rico at Humacao, where I am currently pursuing a degree in Coastal Marine Biology, with minors in

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Is island life the best life? This islander says yes!

Hey everyone, My name is Kwame Forbes from St. Thomas USVI and I attend college at the University of the Virgin Islands. I am a third-year biology student who is interested in going to graduate school for marine science. Born

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Phytoplankton are Cool, And not the Plankton form the Spongbob

Hi, my name’s Charles. I live in Jackson,MS, and I just completed my first year at Rice University.  I am  majoring in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (this is one major and also a mouthful) with a possible minor in Environmental

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