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Craig McClain
Works at National Evolutionary Synthesis Center
Attended University of Massachusetts Boston
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There's a dish you'll find at every kind of restaurant in Little Rock, from the pizza places to the burger joints: cheese dip. How did it become so beloved in Arkansas? And what does it reveal about the state's past—and present? In this episode of Gravy, Dana Bialek and I investigate this story ...
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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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Introduced in the 1980's, the TR-808 was the first programmable drum machine. You're unwittingly familiar with sound of the TR-808; it's featured in more hit songs than Pharell. The 808 is literally THE sound of the 80's including those synthed beats from Afrika Bambaataa and the Soul Sonic ...
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My latest at Science of the South.  Probably one of the best and most important things I've ever written. The Unknown Five Scientists Who Saved Science Education in Alabama  http://www.scienceofthesouth.com/the-unknown-five-scientists-who-saved-science-education-in-alabama/ 
On Thursday, December 14th 1989, five Alabama scientists joined together, forming a small line of defense in a battle most of us weren't even aware was happening. This clash was one of the most important, yet unknown, battles in a war to keep science in public classrooms.
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Very nice analysis and over view
Nearly two-thirds of American adults (65%) use social networking sites, up from 7% when Pew Research Center began tracking social media usage in 2005.
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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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    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