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Long-time OSS user/admin, fairly decent coder - mostly. Master of Science in Molecular Medicine, many years' experience in biotech working in immunology and cancer research. Science and computer geek. Dad.


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Why Pigimal?

I sometimes call my guinea pig (also known as a cavy) "Pigimal", which is short for "Piggy Animal." Now you know.



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