Origin of an Epidemic

By Carl Zimmer | May 27, 2008 3:31 pm

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Lea writes:

“I am an evolutionary biology graduate student working with some of the world’s earliest known HIV samples, trying to clarify the early evolutionary history of the virus. I was inspired by an elegant circle tree phylogeny my PI put together for a publication submission and I decided I had finally found something I connected with enough to get permanently put on my body.”

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Comments (7)

  1. Jen
  2. ~Ph0enix~

    I like this one. subtle and Matrix-like.

  3. Shannan

    Nice location and simple elegance.

  4. Sven G.

    Esoterically cute. The intrigue…

  5. mantecon

    ^_^ Very nice

  6. Robert

    Looks like one of the puzzles I solved in one of the Myst games. I think it was Uru.

  7. Wow. I find myself oddly reminded of something from the computer game Myst III…

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A blog about life, past and future. Written by DISCOVER contributing editor and columnist Carl Zimmer.

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Carl Zimmer writes about science regularly for The New York Times and magazines such as DISCOVER, which also hosts his blog, The LoomHe is the author of 12 books, the most recent of which is Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed.

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