Archives for April, 2009

Long-time readers of ERV know lots about HIV-1. You might think you dont, but you do. You know how ‘drug resistance’ works in a quasispecies. Most people dont. You know that AIDS is actually an exhausted hyperactive immune system, not a ‘weakened’ immune system. Most people dont. And you know some fun HIV-1 evolution facts,…

Alternate post title: Why Charles Jackson is a tool who can quote papers, but doesnt understand what he is reading. I get this question all the time, and its totally valid: How do you tell the difference between an endogenous retrovirus that is shared because of common descent, and a retrovirus that was endogenized independently…

Abbie vs Charles Jackson

If you happen to have a spare 3.5 hours…. OMFG TEH VIDEOZ! BIG thank you to Doug for taping and subsequently ‘dealing with’ a shitload of video, just for readers of ERV. Least you all can do is clicky over to his site to see his gorgeous photography. You can also watch his short films…

Ben Stein: EXPELLED AGAIN!

HT to the Queen of AtBC, Kristine. lol Ben Stein sucks so hard. So like, you know how Dawkins is one of the worlds most famous living biologist, and ‘charges’ $30K for speaking engagements, but waived/waives it for educational institutions? And like, Ben Stein is like, an actor or comedian or something, who charges $60K…

Helpful hint to Creationists: Never mention HIV-1. Just dont. It will make your lives much easier if you just see the word “HIV” and associate it with an ass whooping. You dont really understand what HIV-1 is or how it works, so just shut up, cause you look like a worthless IDiot. On the Discovery…