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Shell Shock! Can morphometrics distinguish fossil turtle species? | PLOS Paleo Community

This is an article I wrote for the PLOS Paleontology Community blog on March 8, 2018. I am archiving it here on my personal website. … 1,107 more words

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A novel methodology for strengthening human rights based monitoring in public health: Family planning indicators as an illustrative example

The last few years have seen a rise in the number of global and national initiatives that seek to incorporate human rights into public health practice. 91 more words


Assessing changes in HIV-related legal and policy environments: Lessons learned from a multi-country evaluation

There is growing recognition in the health community that the legal environment—including laws, policies, and related procedures—impacts vulnerability to HIV and access to HIV-related services both positively and negatively. 118 more words


I don't blink, I'm hot for punishment

Whether I am more sensitive to reward or punishment is not something I would share in a professional meeting. Yet my eyes may reflect this information continuously. 371 more words


Motivated By Curiosity And A Desire For The Truth – Part Thirty Three

Do woodpeckers suffer brain damage?

One of the distinctive sounds to be heard in the garden of Blogger Towers is the drilling of a woodpecker as it tries to dislodge insects from within the bark of one of the nearby trees. 512 more words


Four authors write about the Central Dogma without understanding it

One of the nice things about reading older scientists’ blogs and Twitter feeds is that you get reminded of things you should know and have your own views corrected from their years of experience. 735 more words


Big pupils = rewarded brain?

My 2018 resolution: leaving my partner compliment notes at the breakfast table. Seeing his reaction is so rewarding that the resolution seems easy to keep. I worry though that I may run out of the big hits, making his responses harder to detect.  352 more words