Monthly Archives: October 2011

Kids get on Mom’s nerves, and rush to her heart….right away.

Sexual reproduction is fascinating for a whole bunch of reasons.  In my general biology classes I bring it up fairly frequently for a variety of reasons.  First, most students (and probably most people) are conditioned to think “sexual intercourse” when … Continue reading

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Preserved lungs & necrovirology

The 1918 influenza pandemic was one bad mamajama. By the time it was over (late 1919), 3-5% of all humans on the planet (as opposed to those out in space) had been killed by it. The fatality rate was about 5% … Continue reading

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