The biological basis of Marvel Comics mutants

Damián E. Pérez Instituto Patagónico de Geología y Paleontología (IPGP CCT CONICET- CENPAT), Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina. E-mail: trophon (at) gmail (dot) com Download PDF “Feared and hated by a world they have sworn to protect” is the catchphrase always present in nearly all comics of Marvel’s mutants, the X-Men. This phrase was coined byContinue reading “The biological basis of Marvel Comics mutants”

Bird biodiversity in heavy metal songs

Henrique M. Soares1, João V. Tomotani2, Barbara M. Tomotani3 & Rodrigo B. Salvador3 1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge, MA, U.S.A. 2 Escola Politécnica, Universidade de São Paulo. São Paulo, SP, Brazil. 3 Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Wellington, New Zealand. Emails: hemagso( at) gmail (dot) com; t.jvitor (at) gmail (dot) com; babi.mtContinue reading “Bird biodiversity in heavy metal songs”

You’re an oegopsid now: the phylogeny of squid kids from the future

Henry N. Thomas University of California, Berkeley, CA, U.S.A. Email: h.thomas (at) berkeley (dot) edu Download PDF The main characters of Nintendo’s 2015 video game Splatoon and its 2017 sequel Splatoon 2 are Inklings, a species of sapient cephalopod with the ability to transform between a humanoid form and a more traditional coleoid form. AlsoContinue reading “You’re an oegopsid now: the phylogeny of squid kids from the future”