I’m a part-time postdoc and Mum to Moana, born in Feb 2010. My research interests span evolutionary biology, genetics, ecology, immunology and a bit of developmental biology. This blog is about recent research in biology, particularly (but not always) that published by New Zealand scientists. As I like to write about things I actually understand, I mostly blog about evolutionary biology, genetics, molecular biology and ecological matters. Its also a place where I collect fun multimedia stuff that simplifies science and/or celebrates the natural environment in an entertaining way.Note: The views expressed on this blog are my own and don’t necessarily reflect those of Victoria University of Wellington or the Allan Wilson Centre.