Tagged: sexual organs

Triple S rated- sex, salmon and scicomm - Ice Doctor

Victoria Metcalf Mar 06, 2015

Milking male salmon- it’s all in the hand hold. A long time ago in a place not so far away, a young research scientist spent several weeks each colour-changing autumn ejaculating male salmon for their rich, milky sperm. It certainly wasn’t your everyday job and it wasn’t all as glamorous as it perhaps sounds. In fact it was about … Read More

Frozen Friday Fab Four #5 - Ice Doctor

Victoria Metcalf May 23, 2014

Four of the Antarctic or anything else headlines/social media bits that have grabbed my attention this week(ish). Large glaciers are in irreversible decline signalling the collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet more rapidly than predicted. Sea levels will rise as a result. Image credit: Victoria Metcalf 1. Although it may have been overshadowed somewhat by the elevator bust-up … Read More

Frozen Friday Fab Four #4 - Ice Doctor

Victoria Metcalf May 02, 2014

After a break with a couple of Friday holidays we’re back. Four of the Antarctic or anything else headlines/social media bits that have grabbed my attention this week(ish).   Access to icebreakers is essential for polar research. 1. Woohoo for something heartening happening in science. UK polar science is set to get a huge boost with the … Read More