Cartoons: The evolution of the giraffe and a bit of Neanderthal genomics

New cartoons you can feel free to use and repost – especially around your institutes and to any colleagues that might be interested in such things – by citing “copyright 2016 by Russ Hodge,” The first set comes from a new series I’m calling: “MISHAPS from the evolutionary workbench.”




In the following cartoon, resemblance to any living person (for example, my friend Thomas Wienker in his younger days) is completely unintentional.





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I am a science writer at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin, author of fiction and popular science books, an artist, and a professional musician who performs on the viola da gamba and Medieval and Renaissance stringed instruments. I edit manuscripts of all types and teach the full range of scientific communication skills. I am doing theoretical work in this subject - see for example

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