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Goodhearted Laughter Redux

Welcome new readers and longtime fans. Thank you for following us during our Rave for Dave campaign to help Dave with his fight against cancer, because cancer is no laughing matter, or is it? Today I’m re-posting Goodhearted Laughter, because … Continue reading

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Ursula Goodenough, Atticus Edmunds, and Remembering Signe Toly Anderson – it’s Funny Names in the News Volume 117.

It’s Friday, Friday, gotta get down on Friday! Everybody’s looking forward to the weekend, weekend! For everyone who now has that Rebecca Black song stuck in your head, you’re welcome. Or maybe I’m sorry. Depends on your opinion of the song. … Continue reading

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Funny Names in Phylogeny with The “Blue Dragon” Nudibranch, my new favorite sea slug

So we all have that friend who’s really interested in animal phylogeny, the study of the evolutionary history of organisms and their groupings. Wait… we don’t all have that friend? Is it only me? Well in any case, my phylo-friend … Continue reading

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Swede Science : A Tale of Two Svantes

Today we’re going to talk about a topic some of you may know a lot about. Science. Not seance. That’s something altogether different, and probably unscientific, unless we’re talking about science fiction, in which case anything goes. But I feel like … Continue reading

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Clopton Havers, Bone Master

This past week, while studying for a lab session in histology (the microscopic study of tissues), I stumbled upon one of the greatest names in the history of medicine – a name held by one of the most notable histologists … Continue reading

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