Nerd Nite Honolulu – 7 August 2018
Coral reefs on ice: marine biology and lasers, together at last
In the face of a new great extinction, biologists are racing to preserve the world’s genetic diversity. Keeping animals alive in the freezer is a tricky business, but we have the technology to do it.
Nik is a technician with the Center for Species Survival, part of the Smithsonian’s National Zoo. His interests include tinkering, really nice coffee, and afternoon naps.
“What the F(ruit)?!
Let’s spend a few moments enjoying a good drink (or two!) and discussing plant movement, trickery, and how plant-animal relationships are important for understanding our forest!
Amy is a plant ecologist working toward her PhD at the UH Manoa in the Botany Department. You can learn about her work and hobbies on social media @ecologist_amy.