Category Archives: Plants


Observed on R Street, between 31st and Avon Streets, Georgetown, D.C.:

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Maple, Red

Observed at the corner of Massachusetts Ave. and 22nd Street, Kalorama Heights, D.C.:

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Thorny Rose

Observed on Q Street, between 14th and 15th, Northwest, D.C.:

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Urban Jungle

Observed on Corcoran Street, Logan Circle, D.C.:

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The Crabapple of My Eye

Observed in Boston’s Public Garden:

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Sedum rupestre, observed at the U.S. Botanical Garden, Washington, D.C.:

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Heard It Through the Grapevine: More Scientific Infrastructure Problems

Our usual plaint about the state of research infrastructure: One of the ridiculous things about many depictions of science in TV and movies is the notion that there’s this huge infrastructure: shiny labs (which are always neat and spacious), high-tech … Continue reading

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