Some things I did in the second half of 2014.
Blog 2014 Part Two
Geneticists have used fish fin-forming genes to generate wrists and digits in mice — providing evidence for limb homology.
Why do sloths look like funny people? I don't know, and neither does science...I don't think.
A series of thoughts I had when I was feeling down one day.
God can be petty — 'Thou shalt not covet'. Even my 3DS?
Sterile, bacteria-free mice with damaged guts can have their insides healed by a common rodent virus, providing the first evidence of internal, beneficial, virus communities.
The Ascent of Pokemon - Graphical representations of the evolutionary history of some Pokemon species.
Researchers used MRI to show that chronic marijuana users had increased brain connectivity but also reduced orbitofrontal cortices.
My feelings on the 'Big Bang Theory' and its laugh track.
The plant density in my last place (cartoon).
Ravens in stable social alliances will actively disrupt other relationships from forming in order to maintain social capital.
Why do we keep coming back to our Facebook feeds and scrolling for so long?
The next intellectual powerhouse.
Exposing the elderly to positive stereotypes can be healthy.
My reconstruction of the 'four-winged' dinosaur Changyuraptor yangi.
5 quasi-scientific ways to pep you up, maybe.
Natural history illustrations in a few different media.
The brains of mothers respond with similar feelings to their children and pets.
Patient zero of a bug going around.
An interesting microfossil may hold clues to the origin of multicellular life.
At least one difference between how artists and scientists communicate.
A team of astronomers has detected organic molecules floating in space.
Chimp 'organised killings' are natural and not influenced by humans.
A speculation on the benefits of rehearsing conversations internally.
Sitting ca have some severe health consequences, fixed by standing.
A pool shark with a few pool seals.
The left hand may have been critical in the evolution of our thumbs.
A large study concludes no relationship between bra-wearing and breast cancer.
The year we celebrated Carl Sagan day seriously.
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