genetics

genetics

Shoo fly…no wait, come back!
May 13, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

I recently had the good fortune to find myself chatting with our Curator of Anthropology, Dirk Van Tuerenhout, about everything from the baby woolly mammoth mummy to why flies are used in genetic research. The latter of these two really got me off on an overly-excited tangent as genetics is the subject in which I hold […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (9.2.08)
September 2, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

He’s excited because he’s getting smarter. photo credit: foundphotoslj So here’s what went down after you logged off. Crew aboard the International Space Station had a bit of excitement over the long weekend (on top of the presumably high levels created by living in space) – as they had to fire the station’s thrusters in […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (7.29.08)
July 29, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: Andrew Seidl So here’s what went down after you logged off. It’s NASA‘s 50th anniversary – Wired salutes the agency with images of their most incredible extraterrestrial vehicles, while others ponder its future. The Oil & Gas Investor blog has a great post on rising public interest in the energy industry – and […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (7.8.08)
July 8, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: william.ward So here’s what went down after you logged off. Are melting glaciers causing sea levels to rise? A team from Utrecht University says no. A team from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute is exploring that issue this month – check back here for updates from Chris Linder. And you thought the Sun was […]



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