"Things are looking mighty fine," announced the prehistoric invertebrate, taking measure of his surroundings through a series of small, hexagonal eyelets located at the tip of his thorax. "Sulfurous gas seems to be bubbling up to the surface pretty good, and several single-cell organisms appear to be mutating [...]
Out in today’s Science is Mapping Human Genetic Diversity in Asia
Asia harbors substantial cultural and linguistic diversity, but the geographic structure of genetic variation across the continent remains enigmatic. Here we report a large-scale survey of autosomal variation from a broad geographic sample of Asian human populations. Our results show that genetic [...]
Crux is a software toolkit for molecular phylogenetic inference that runs on (at least) Linux, FreeBSD, and Mac OS X. It is structured as a set of Python modules, which makes it possible to quickly develop Python scripts that perform unique, non-canned analyses.
If you’ve ever heard anything about cognitive psychology, then you’ve probably heard about H.M.
Henry Gustav Molaison (February 26, 1926 – December 2, 2008), better known as HM or H.M., was a memory-impaired patient who was widely studied from the late 1950s until his death. His case played a very important role in the development [...]