Don’t sneeze! We are in the Ancient DNA lab!

If you visit JMM this week, you will be able to see three very meticulous scientists, covered in scrubs, gloves and lab coats (and colourful crocs), working in the Ancient DNA lab located in the basement. Working with ancient DNA requires a lot of care and precision. As this kind of DNA is very old, …

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One Tree to Rule Them All: Using DNA sequences to build a more complete Eagle phylogeny

Our second week of research has turned  out to be a little different than expected.  A campus wide power outage affected where and what we work on, but it hasn’t stopped our research. On Monday, we gathered with other displaced Earlham science researchers at Roscoe's Coffee Bar to work on finishing up designing primers for …

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