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Planet Earth

Science Tattoo Friday: We Have A Winner!

The LoomBy Carl ZimmerDecember 7, 2007 11:52 PM


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""I did my Ph. D on olfaction in sea turtles, sequencing the olfactory receptor genes of the three species featured in my tattoo (leatherback, loggerhead and green). The "bubbles" represent DNA."--Dr. Michelle Vieyra, University of South Carolina. Congratulations, Dr. Vierya--your submission is the 100th addition to my Flickr set of science tattoos. Make full use of your bragging rights. [See also New Scientist's droll blog coverage of this project.]

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