Wasting when you don’t want it, and no wasting when you do want it…

Summer’s wound up for another year, which means the end of a field season. Sea star wasting is, however, only just ramping up. We’ve sadly learned of wasting in several constantly monitored populations of sea stars which had shown a strong recovery since the 2013-2014 mass die-off, including at Langley Harbor (Whidbey Island), in the … More Wasting when you don’t want it, and no wasting when you do want it…

NZ Sabbatical: The Quest for Aquatic Viruses in Middle Earth

Originally posted on Team Aquatic Virus at Cornell:
Faculty at Cornell are eligible every 12 semesters for academic sabbatical. While this often conjures talk of a “working holiday” or “extended vacation”, in fact a sabbatical is nothing of the sort – it’s a chance for faculty to hit the “refresh” button by working differently from…