Image created with Pulp-O-Mizer.It's been a busy week at the other blogs with which I'm variously affiliated. So busy that I'm going to run down what's up at Nothing in Biology Makes Sense! and The Molecular Ecologist in a single omnibus post.
First up, Nothing in Biology Makes Sense!: My younger brother Jon (@Bonovox1984), who's in his
Then, over at the Molecular Ecologist, Tim Vines posted Molecular Ecology's first-ever list of top reviewers to provide some recognition for the volunteer labor that goes into a good peer-review process. And I wrote about a cool new study that goes looking for the "missing" heritability in quantitative trait locus studies—and finds a lot of it, with the help of lots of statistical power. (It turns out that a lot of the missing heritability is hiding in genes of small effect, which is exactly what some folks have long speculated.)◼