Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Jermyn Program (Part I)

( originally in Gene Expression) The Jermyn Program Posted by gcochran on May 11, 2010 With the detection of Neanderthal admixture in Eurasians (Green et al), evidence for two admixture events in an upcoming paper from Jeffrey Long’s group (probably … Continue reading

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Stupid Penguins

I said this about Bush a few years ago: If the President had decided (because of a stroke with truly interesting side effects) that we could no longer stand idly by in the eternal conflict between penguins and skuas ( … Continue reading

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Eebers and robbers

A year or so ago I was on a review committee for a department of biology. It was a pleasant and productive department, but it soon became apparent to us that it was in effect two departments sharing the same … Continue reading

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