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Everyday life examples of biology

Everyday life examples of biology

Why bother studying biology? Curiosity about life and basic research has led to impactful discoveries 1950s marine biologist discovered a snail that utilized neurotoxins to kill and eat fish Biologists continued to study how the chemical worked. Today, that same...

A snail worth $80 Million?

A snail worth $80 Million?

In 2018 a painkiller named Prialt was purchased for $80 Million. The origins for the potent non-opioid medication? Neurotoxins produced by a cone snail. To kids who ask: Why do we need to study science? Creating wealth and saving lives may resonate better than other...

Puget Sound Camera

Puget Sound Camera

Vashon ferry dock has view under the sea For a quick look at some highlights, see https://youtu.be/ap7LI6ciAHc . I played it at 2x and saw: pile perch surf perch moon snail kelp crab dungeness crab shrimp flatfish and others unknown WSDOT has more info here:...

Tutoring for High School Students

Tutoring for High School Students

When parents consider in person vs online tutoring, make sure to consider the following: Online While some kids are burned out by zoom, the return the in-person school means that their screen time has dropped. So increased willingness to work in the cloud means a...

Livestream PLU & UPS sports

Livestream PLU & UPS sports

Did you know PLU Lutes and UPS Loggers have livestreams available to watch them compete? You can find PLU here: https://nwcnetwork.tv/golutes/ And UPS here: https://nwcnetwork.tv/loggerathletics/ In fact the entire Northwest Conference can be found here:...

Beluga visitor from Arctic

Beluga visitor from Arctic

The lone Beluga whale in Puget Sound comes from the Arctic, according to NOAA. Using eDNA methods, researchers have linked the rare whale to the Beaufort sea population. The last local sighting was 1940, when a Beluga was spotted near the Tacoma Narrows....

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