Monday Mirthiness: The alchemy of climate change

There are parallels between the fixation with Climate Change and the Philosopher’s Stone Guest humor by Philip Lloyd For thousands of years, some of the most intelligent men alive sought such things as the Philosopher’s Stone, which could turn dross into precious metal; the elixir of immortality; and the alkahest or universal solvent. The searches…

Climate change may benefit native oysters

Oysters can tolerate extremes better than predatory snails can — if the snails don’t get them first From the UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA – DAVIS Amid efforts to restore native oyster populations on the West Coast, how are oysters expected to fair under climate change in the decades and centuries to come? Not too badly, according…