This one bioinformaticians (or computational biologists or computer scientists) should ’get’ immediately:

(If any non-computer science readers don’t get it, you’re welcome to ask in the comments. I personally would have drawn it with the presents on the leaves, but that’s me.)

Other lighter fare on Code for life:

Mid-week entertainment – links and news

Fainting kittens – feline myotonia congenita?

Lazy Saturday videos

Science-y reading and open book thread

Describe your fantasy institute

Too much attentiveness leads to inattentiveness