Archives for April, 2012

Eisenia Pubmed Search Tag Cloud

Just discovered a cool tag cloud system for Pubmed. Check out the tag cloud that comes from a search for Eisenia.  This was done using PubCloud. (screen capture below).  

Analia Eisen on Eisenia

Analia Eisen (7 years old) has made a drawing to add to the Eisenia collection.

Analia Eisen on Eisenia

Analia Eisen (7 years old) has made a drawing to add to the Eisenia collection.

Worm Collection and DNA Extraction

Getting the worms.

Ordering worms. An order for worms was placed with Redworm Composting1. One pound each of two kinds of worms were ordered (using personal funds): “Eisenia fetida(the red wiggler worm) and Eisenia hortensis (the European nightcrawler)”. I note that we decided to use worms ordered from a common vermicomposting source so that the genomics work here […]