Not how I wanted to spend spring break

Drew, Joshua Adam

It’s spring break and I’m ostensibly on vacation. This means I’m working, but I’m doing so while looking at the ocean and as a marine biologist that’s not a bad way to do things. While checking Twitter this morning I saw an article in the Journal of Proteomics raising a stir. Like many journals JoP has graphical abstracts, essentially a single figure which is supposed to best sum up the science being done. The reason why this article was causing a stir had absolutely nothing to do with the science, rather the authors had decided that a scantly clad woman holding two coconuts would be the best way to describe the science contained in “Harry Belafonte and the secret proteome of coconut milk”.



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The Drew Lab at Columbia University: Ecology, Evolution And Conservation Of Coral Reefs

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Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology
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October 6, 2014