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Waiting For The Future

[Thanks to some odd bug in the software, this was listed as “unpublished”, so I hit “Publish”. Obviously it was published, because it had 2 comment on it. But it does seem timely, int the light of this BBC report … Continue reading

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Jerry Fodor Fails Evolution 101. Again

Uh oh. Now I have some inkling of what Orac goes through. Which is an oblique way of apologising for the length and tone of this post. A couple of years ago Jerry Fodor (a psychologist philosopher of mind) wrote … Continue reading

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Why Do We Do It? Again?

It’s a meme! Steffi wanted to know our answers to several questions and even my better half has joined in, so I don’t want to feel left out. But first, the obligatory pet photo – Did you really mean to … Continue reading

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Blogger in Paraphyly Shock

This is really a post advertising a couple of carnivals, but it contains a rather important result. Below is a parsimony tree of URLs for entries to the 20th Carnival of Evolution, where the blogs with mutliple entries are marked … Continue reading

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Submit to the Carnival of Evolution!

There are about 24 hours left until the deadline for submissions to the 20th Carnival of Evolution. The new edition of CoE will go up on Monday, February 1st. So get your posts on evolution featured on the one place … Continue reading

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Yet Another Caption Contest

My better half thinks this needs a caption too: a LOLproto-bird?

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Birdie Caption Contest!

It’s Friday afternoon, so here’s an excuse to look like you’re thinking hard. This picture has been all over the science news -“for reasons best explained by GrrlScientist”:http://scienceblogs.com/grrlscientist/2010/01/orange_stripey_dinosaurs_fossi.php Artwork by Chuang Zhao and Lida Xing But it needs a better … Continue reading

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Submit to Scientia Pro Publica. Please

It’s coming soon. The next edition of the science carnival Scientia Pro Publica (which is slightly more popular than Scientia Pwns Publica) will appear next Monday at Kind of Curious. If you’ve written something about science, nature and medicine in … Continue reading

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A Human Right Issue

This is an issue I can get behind: No, not the Topology for All.

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Canadian Rap

My mate John is a Canadian with a problem. He’s also developed an interest in rap. I wouldn’t be worried if it was just any rap, though.

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