Spring has officially sprung in the northeastern United States, and as any allergy sufferer can tell you, this has been a particularly brutal year in terms of irritating pollen. But with that irritation comes the riot of colors of spring blooms. Jamie Scott’s stunning time lapse video of flowers blooming took three years to create, filled 8 terabytes of disc space and required enormous logistical efforts to coordinate camera movements to compensate for the growth of the plants being photographed. The end results are spectacular.

David Crotty

David Crotty

David Crotty is a Senior Consultant at Clarke & Esposito, a boutique management consulting firm focused on strategic issues related to professional and academic publishing and information services. Previously, David was the Editorial Director, Journals Policy for Oxford University Press. He oversaw journal policy across OUP’s journals program, drove technological innovation, and served as an information officer. David acquired and managed a suite of research society-owned journals with OUP, and before that was the Executive Editor for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, where he created and edited new science books and journals, along with serving as a journal Editor-in-Chief. He has served on the Board of Directors for the STM Association, the Society for Scholarly Publishing and CHOR, Inc., as well as The AAP-PSP Executive Council. David received his PhD in Genetics from Columbia University and did developmental neuroscience research at Caltech before moving from the bench to publishing.


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