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The Best Evolutionary Biology Rap You Will Hear Today

Hands down. By Tom McFadden, a young man from my old alma mater (feat. Charlie Darwin). Check out his youtube channel.

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Wicked Cool Phylogenetic Tree

Just found this picture on Reddit…click for full size. I understand it is biased towards the charismatic megafauna (that is, anything bigger than a few hundred microns), but I still think it’s pretty cool.

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Wandering Sea Grapes Blow Scientists’ Mind Grapes

Deep sea researchers have just released a paper [PDF] on the apparently motile habits of Gromia sphaerica, a giant deep-sea amoeba the size and shape of a grape. Previously known only in the Red Sea, the specimens in question here … Continue reading

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