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Category Archives: Wildlife
Desman: Pyrenean (Galemys pyrenaicus) and Russian (Desmana moschata) desmans are aquatic relatives of moles and bizarre, bizarre critters. Just look at them!
Recently, I attended a talk by my colleague Mike Montague with the Warren Lab at the Genome Institute at Washington University in which he presented several ongoing projects, including the sequencing of cephalopod genomes. Cephalopods include octopus, squid, and cuttlefish … Continue reading
The impala: a common antelope but with tremendous grace and speed and one of my favorite African mammals.