Monday, January 9, 2012

Duck

--again. Believe this early valentine?:
How Microbes Teamed to Clean Gulf
Scientists Studied 52 Species of Bacteria and Water Currents to Explain Demise of Oil and Gas Plume
"There was a lot of doomsday talk," said microbiologist David Valentine of the University of California, Santa Barbara, and co-author of the study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. But it turns out "the ocean harbors organisms that can handle a certain amount of input" in the form of oil and gas pollutants, he said.
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“We developed this new website to give our employees a single source that makes it easy to look for open positions across the entire university system,” said Dwaine Duckett...
(in the latest UC Regent meeting agenda items there is talk of outsourcing...some for IT, some for credential checking with regard to student clinics etc.)
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check out this duck--
--could it possibly be the result of the tsunami in Japan?!! the west coast is supposed to get a bunch of stuff on the beaches later, in a year.
did the duck just arrive early?
(no, no margaritas to blame for this question)
or...well, we have other theories...
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Oh Jimmy (happy B-Day)

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