*alternative titles include “Looking a gift seahorse (genome) in the mouth”, “My kingdom for a seahorse genome”, “Hold your seahorses“, and “The galloping evolution of…View More In the evolution of fishes, this is a one seahorse race*
The above photo is of Apolemia lanosa a type of siphonophore belonging to phylum Cnidaria that also includes corals and jellies. It’s basically the ocean’s…View More The Ocean’s Gelantinous Christmas Tinsel
Starting around 540 million years ago during the Cambrian explosion many animal phyla, including the freshest of them all—bivalves, came into existence. Within ~100 million…View More Can Bivalves Kick It? Yes they can!
This past week I was visiting the University of Delaware to attend the 3rd Skate Genome Annotation workshop, sponsored by the IDeA Network for Biomedical…View More Assembling the Little Skate Genome
Today marks the long-awaited release of the Daphnia pulex genome, published today in Science. Why is this such a momentous occasion? Well first of all,…View More Release of the Daphnia Genome