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A new species of spiny lizard

Jared Grummer and Rob Bryson have described a new species, Sceloporus aurantius.  Their paper is published in Zootaxa. You can read an article on the discovery of the new species in the UW Daily. Grummer & Bryson. 2014. A new species … Continue reading

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A new species of horned lizard

In June 2012 we went on a field expedition to México to collect horned lizards for a new phylogeny project. There aren’t that many species of horned lizards (16 species), and we were trying to get fresh tissue samples from … Continue reading

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Science Comix on our Research

Science Comix is a webcomic about science written and illustrated by Winifred Kehl at the Burke Museum. She recently posted a new webcomic about our research on African biodiversity, and how we’re studying the formation of new species. She picked an … Continue reading

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Best ASIH Symposium that Never Was.

Are you going to the 2015 American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (ASIH) meetings in Reno, Nevada? If not, then you won’t miss this symposium: “The Next-Generation: Genomic Studies of Herps and Fishes” The ASIH Symposium Committee rejected our proposal.  The … Continue reading

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Molecular Evolution: A Statistical Approach

Ziheng Yang’s new book, “Molecular Evolution: A Statistical Approach” is on sale at Amazon. The cover photo, a western fence lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis), was taken by Charles Linkem during our collecting trip to Oregon last summer. Some people think that … Continue reading

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