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Changes.

I have not been posting much lately, mainly because I’ve been going through a lot of life changes and major events in a very short span of time. I defended my thesis, started a new job, and I’m in the … Continue reading

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Making my own history.

When Alberto at Minority Postdoc emailed me to ask if I’d be interested in writing for the Pride edition of the Diversity in Science blog carnival, I initially said yes, that I’d be delighted to write a post. But then … Continue reading

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Circumcision and HIV: why I’m not convinced.

Cassandra Willyard has a blog post up at The Last Word On Nothing: Why Circumcision Protects Against HIV. Frankly, I am not convinced. Cassandra cites three studies in three different African countries that test the HIV infection rates of circumcised … Continue reading

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Links – June 2, 2011

A few orders of business. My mitosis painting from artologica arrived this week! It is gorgeous and I can’t wait to frame it and hang it in my new condo. Add this blog on Facebook if you wanna. I PASSED … Continue reading

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Links – May 24, 2011

My thesis defense is in one week (whoa!), so I’m taking a break from blogging to go into hardcore study and preparation mode. I’ll see you back here after June 1st, hopefully with good news! In the meantime, here are … Continue reading

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Doug McDonald’s BioGeographical Ancestry Test

In my quest to explore various aftermarket sources of information on my 23andMe raw data, I emailed my data to Doug McDonald for his BGA testing service. I first found out about his service on the 23++ Chrome extension website, … Continue reading

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Anti-clotting factors in vampire bat saliva may save your life.

While I’m on the subject of things that suck blood, I’d like to take a moment to tell you how vampire bat saliva may save your life one day. Today I happened to see a tweet from the Ohio State … Continue reading

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