Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Genetics

Mitochondrial Eve
Found it hard to believe
That she'd meet the Y-chromosome Adam.
She was right it turned out
For there can be no doubt
That her great × n granddaughter had him.

Via Pharyngula, Brian Kilmeade understands the perils of straying from the bloodline:

10 comments:

Another Kiwi said...

Mito Eve and Y-chrome A
Decided over quite a few beers
To overlook the 10,000 years
So they went out the back
and had a paleolithic time in the sack

M. Bouffant said...

Oooh, I'll be damned, almost linked to ol' Kilmeade there as a prime example of genetic drift & eugenics, but I reloaded & my work was done for me.

Easy & "shrot."

herr doktor bimler said...

The Twilight of the Mitochondria.

zombie rotten mcdonald said...

Kilmeade has an enticingly large forehead, does he not?

Caliph Garrett said...

Kilmeade has an enticingly large forehead, does he not?

That should make a phrenological analysis even easier.

To the video analysis lab, Dr. Frist!

herr doktor bimler said...

Kilmeade has an enticingly large forehead
All the better for me to PROJECT ONTO.

herr doktor bimler said...

enticingly large forehead

That'll be the congenital syphilis.

Another Kiwi said...

I was leaning toward encephalitis myself but...


I've been mured, not so bad, really

fish said...

Kilmeade has an enticingly large forehead

False packaging. Crack it open and it is filled with styrofoam peanuts.

herr doktor bimler said...

Perhaps it was a mistake to have "Contents may settle after packing" tattooed upon my own forehead.