A farmer embraces his dog in his stonewalled field on Inishmore Island in Ireland, March 1971.Photograph by Winfield Parks, National Geographic Creative
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California quaking, swearing off showers for science, overselling the microbiome, MERS update, tropical diseases, cats vs. dogs
Uplift and quaking
When will the next big earthquake hit California, something approximating the one south of the San Andreas fault in 1857 (7.9) or San Francisco in 1906 (7.8)? The forecasts say sometime in the next few decades. Michael …
A woman walks a dachshund across pavement with undulating wave patterns in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 1955.Photograph by Charles Allmon, National Geographic
A dog rests on a couch in a store in Texas, 1992.Photograph by Bruce Dale, National Geographic
An old dog walks on a treadmill as part of an animal health study at Cornell University, November 1956.
Photograph by B. Anthony Stewart, National Geographic
And was reminded on the Kitten Microbiome project. It was conceived as a (sort of) joke but studying the microbes in our domestic companion animals is a good thing and could be very interesting in many ways.
So I created a Mendeley group on cat / kitten microbiome studies:
Oh, and while I was at it I created a group for the Dog Microbiome.
Not sure these should really be completely separate (i.e., there could be a collection on the domestic animal microbiome) but am keeping them separate for now.