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A Pinky’s Promise
April 9, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

In the summer of 2008, a multi-national team of Russian, European and American researchers found a small bone at a remote cave site in Siberia. At the time of discovery researchers had been working at the Denisova cave, located in the Altai Mountains in southern Siberia for several years already. Moreover, the cave was open to […]

Science Friday: DNA Testing
March 12, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

We’re very excited to bring you this weekly feature – Science Friday, a science talk show produced by NPR. Each week, a new video takes on a different on science topic, in an effort to bring an educated, balanced discussion to bear on the scientific issues at hand. You may remember that we started this […]

The Eyes Have It: Evolutionary Development and DNA
March 2, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Today’s guest blogger is Neal Immega. He has a Ph.D. in Paleontology and is a Master Docent here at HMNS. In his post below – originally printed in the Museum’s volunteer newsletter – Neal discusses Evolution Development and DNA. Popular media crime shows, like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, show amazing applications of DNA technology. For […]

We’ll, I’ll be a Monkey’s Uncle. Or an Orangutan’s.
January 27, 2010 · 3 Comments

Our Guest blogger today is Dr. Todd Disotell, a professor of anthropology and a molecular primatologist at New York University’s Center for the Study of Human Origins. He will be speaking at HMNS on Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. about new molecular analytical techniques and how mapping whole genome sequences has affected what we know […]



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