I revised the reference card a tad, so here it is again. Please share. If you want to print out a bunch to laminate into wallet-sized favors for your Thanksgiving guests, here’s the PDF.
Category Archives: Biology
[#yamgate] For those people fascinated by the confusion some Americans have about sweet potatoes and yams, you should probably watch this clip from The Ellen Show. During the monologue she showed two photographs: a white-skinned sweet potato (which she called … Continue reading
The CDC designated this week as “Get Smart About Antibiotics Week.” I know, pretty exciting. Although I’m all on board with awareness, and its goal (reducing resistance evolution in bacteria), I think the people at the CDC are actively ignoring … Continue reading
On a warm, moist day in Fall, hundreds of worms found love in a nearby field. Here are three of the happy couples:
I didn’t realize this until recently, but apparently if a company or store labels sweet potatoes as “yams,” they can get in trouble with the United States Department of Agriculture, which views sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) and yams (Dioscorea spp.) … Continue reading