New cartoons – October 11

Today’s features include the mitotic spindle – drawn for my good friend Eric Karsenti, retirement parties for proteins, and existential questions upon the fusion of sperm and egg.

As always, feel free to repost and send to friends, citing “copyright 2016 by Russ Hodge, http://www.goodsciencewriting.wordpress.com.”

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New cartoon posting: Genetic counselling, a mid-life crisis for non-coding genes, etc.

Another set of new cartoons: sorry about the colors; I’ll probably rescan them again soon. The flesh tones didn’t come out well with the scanner settings. As usual, feel free to repost and use, just cite “copyright 2016 by Russ Hodge” and post a link to this site!

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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, goodsciencewriting.wordpress.com.” The first set comes from a new series I’m calling: “MISHAPS from the evolutionary workbench.”

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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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