Day: November 23, 2019

Leonardo DiCaprio Met Greta Thunberg And Called Her “A Leader Of Our Generation”

The Guardian says that 16-year-old environmentalist wonder Greta Thunberg has given wannabe environmentalist wonder Leonardo DiCaprio the environmental seal of approval. Possibly. Leonardo met with Greta, because even if you aren’t a real climate crisis person you definitely have to get a picture with her. I’m sure they talked all about green house gases and corporate…

Greta Thunberg to guest edit Radio 4’s Today

Image copyright Getty Images Environmental activist, Greta Thunberg is to appear as one of the Christmas guest editors of Radio 4’s Today programme.The 16-year-old campaigner will be one of five high-profile people who will take over the programme during the festive period, as is tradition.The others include Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry and Supreme Court…

Scientists develop rapid cell division in marine sponges

Vertebrate, insect, and plant cell lines are important tools for research in many disciplines, including human health, evolutionary and developmental biology, agriculture and toxicology. Cell lines have been established for many organisms, including freshwater and terrestrial invertebrates. Despite many efforts over multiple decades, there are still no cell lines for marine invertebrates including marine sponges,…