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Blue-blooded

Here’s summat I’d like to know more about: some (all?) insects have blood not based on haemoglobin. What’s the difference? How does it work? Are there even more different blood chemistries out there that I haven’t heard about? (Could maybe make multiple posts if that is a lot.) I thought I’d start by answering the … Continue reading

Neanderthal diets: follow-up
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Neanderthal diets: follow-up

After last week’s post on the question of Neanderthal diets (in which it is suggested that they ate a diet heavy in meat, including meat which had been rotting for some days), anthropologyglobal asked an excellent question I have some potential answers for: What about the odour? How did they have anything so odorous? First of … Continue reading