[Annelida] Robber pleads guilty after leech provides DNA

J. Kirk Fitzhugh via annelida%40net.bio.net (by kfitzhugh from nhm.org)
Tue Oct 20 17:41:48 EST 2009


I'll be giving my usual leech feeding demonstrations this Sunday night 
at our annual Haunted Museum event at work. While I convey the utility 
of leeches for medical purposes, this amusing article 
<http://www.reuters.com/article/oddlyEnoughNews/idUSTRE59J4LS20091020?feedType=RSS&feedName=oddlyEnoughNews&rpc=22&sp=true> 
just came out, with a whole new twist to their importance.

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J. Kirk Fitzhugh, Ph.D.
Curator of Polychaetes
Invertebrate Zoology Section
Research & Collections Branch
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90007
Phone: 213-763-3233
FAX: 213-746-2999
e-mail: kfitzhug from nhm.org
http://www.nhm.org/site/research-collections/polychaetous-annelids
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