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New method confirms humans and Neanderthals interbred →

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Technical objections to the idea that Neanderthals interbred with the ancestors of Eurasians have been overcome, thanks to a genome analysis method described in the April 2014 issue of the journal Genetics. The technique can more confidently detect the genetic signatures of interbreeding than…

— 2 weeks ago with 340 notes

I go back to real school (as in start my grad program) in September and I’m freaking out deciding if I should take some more classes in prep. I mean, I just finished a bunch of brush-up bio, but I’m wondering if I should take some more biochem and/or genetics. Or advanced stats. Or if I should take the summer off.

Basically someone should just tell me what to do.

— 4 weeks ago with 1 note
#grad school panic 

Btw, If anyone ever wants to say hi, you should talk to me. I’m super shy, but I love hearing from people. I’d love to know some of you better. :)

— 1 month ago

I started panicking in lab and all I could do was hug a cast of Kabwe 1 to my stomach and cry and I’m pretty sure that hugging hominid skulls isn’t a normal way to deal with stress but I found him very comforting. <3

— 1 month ago with 1 note
#lab notes  #paleopanic 
unfinished, for my own reference, and not in my area of bio, but have some nerves

unfinished, for my own reference, and not in my area of bio, but have some nerves

— 2 months ago with 1 note
#lab notes  #Science illustration  #nerves get on my nerves  #seriously not my area of expertise 
some illustrations from my lab notes if anyone cares

some illustrations from my lab notes if anyone cares

— 2 months ago with 2 notes
#lab notes  #Science illustration  #skull 

Considering scanning and posting my lab notes, since I am kind of pleased with a lot of my illustrations….

— 2 months ago with 1 note
#Science illustration