genetics

genetics

It’s a boy! And a girl? Butterfly with rare condition emerges in Cockrell Butterfly Center
September 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog comes to us from Cockrell Butterfly Center Butterfly Rearing Coordinator Celeste Poorte. The Cockrell Butterfly Center has had the privilege of witnessing a rare natural phenomenon recently. On July 10, a very unusual butterfly emerged from its chrysalis in the Museum’s greenhouses used for breeding and raising butterflies. This butterfly has […]

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 […]

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 […]

Explore Evolution with Lucy’s Legacy
July 13, 2009 · 15 Comments

Lucy’s Legacy, an exhibition featuring the world’s most famous fossil, recently opened at Discovery Times Square Exposition in Times Square, New York. The exhibit will remain on display until October 25, 2009. The Lucy exhibit has been an exciting catalyst for discovery, discussion, and debate within the scientific community. In this series of blogs, Dirk presents […]


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