A Power Outage Can’t Hold Us Back

It was a challenge to work during the power outage at JMM. But, we were determined to design our primers for the giant beaver ancient DNA. Heather, Rachel and I spent a day at Roscoe’s trying to get our primers right. And after a lot of switching between software and manipulation, we finally found a …

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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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Students Prepare for Extraction of Ancient DNA

There are several new research projects going on behind the scenes at the Joseph Moore museum.  Sonia Kabra and I, Rachel Wadleigh, are working with the museum director, Heather Lerner, and will be posting once a week about what we are working on.  We will be here for four weeks and we have a lot …

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