Karen James


Wearer of the following hats: scientist @mdibl (DNA barcoding/citizen sci), co-founder/director @beagleproject, outdoorswoman, astronaut hopeful, feminist, wool

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Sweet! Can the juju do something about this please?

Cat, trees, telescope

Encouraging Young Scientists Downeast - a short blurb about my work with in ’s Connections mag.

Marine bio tweeps! Any idea what this stinky, white ‘shag carpet’ might be? cc

Marine bio tweeps! Any idea what this stinky, white ‘shag carpet’ might be? cc

Pretty hydroid living on an eelgrass blade in Frenchman Bay

This is my favorite photo so far from my BioTrails ‘Kayak and collect!’ #citizenscience event on Tuesday.

My wonderful mother-in-common-law sent me this Sally Ride quote. I’ll just be over here having a little cry.

Today I honor my dad, USAF Colonel John R. James (1936-1998). Here he is in Thule during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Delighted is 1 of the artists involved in #darwindeck. See her work &others’ here: http://popperfont.net/2014/05/09/phylo-game-voyage-of-the-beagle-deck-update-darwindeck-wip-whoa-soawesome/

Aha… Tweetbot too. I see it’s a Twitpic link. Let’s try this, then:

Here’s a calming manatee. http://bit.ly/1rPOWT6

Have a calming manatee from http://bit.ly/1f7Fclb

Hey boot-lovers, check out my new puppies:

I want all the rescue kitties.

I am way too excited about this nexus of Fitbit & astro geekery, but I know you’ll understand

I’ve just learned that my MinION will ship on April 10 (I’m part of the early access program). My precious…

Today’s Google doodle honors African-American women's rights activist Dorothy Irene Height. Bravo, !