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Craig McClain
Works at National Evolutionary Synthesis Center
Attended University of Massachusetts Boston
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My latest at Science of the South on tornadoes and radar http://www.scienceofthesouth.com/radar-love/ 
On a Friday in July of 1986, tornadoes touched down in the suburbs of the Twin Cities in Minnesota. A KARE News11 helicopter caught one of these tornadoes on video, a rarity in the era before YouTu...
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A new article by +Liz Neeley  and I.  
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Is there a correlation between alligator attacks and childhood obesity? http://www.scienceofthesouth.com/friday-map-protect-your-children-this-halloween/
If you life in the South be careful of alligators nabbing your kids this holiday. Better yet protect your kids from Halloween candy. Alarming is just how different the South is in terms of childhoo...
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I just sent my letter you should too.
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Featured image from Kansas City District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Flickr CC). Strewn debris from the EF-5 tornado that struck the Joplin, Mo., area, shown June 14, 2011. By the time I was in s...
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What can unique communities that develop on deep-sea wood falls tell us about how productivity drives diversity
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Correlation between temperature extremes and mortality rates in the South
http://www.scienceofthesouth.com/colder-than-a-well-diggers-butt-in-january/
Tennessee Williams sets as the backdrop of Streetcar Named Desire the New Orleans’s French Quarter in the summertime. A time when the combination of heat and humidity is oppressive. By the end...
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Ed Yong writes about my latest research
In November 2006, Craig McClain sailed into the Pacific Ocean, threw 36 logs overboard, and created several new worlds. When wood sinks to the bottom of the ocean, whether from shipwrecks, uprooted...
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    Assistant Director of Science, 2009 - present
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A Marine Biologist, Scientist Communicator, Editor, Director, Lover-Not-A-Fighter, Diver, Loving Husband, Conservationist, and Generally A Great All Around Guy
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A Deep-Sea Biologist, Invertebrate Evolutionary Ecologist, Editor, Director, Lover-Not-A-Fighter, Diver, Loving Husband, Open Access Advocate, Conservationist, and Generally A Great All Around Guy.

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Education
  • University of Massachusetts Boston
    Ph.D. Environmental Biology, 1998 - 2003
  • Hendrix College
    B.A. Religion/Biology, 1993 - 1997