Archives for January 3, 2008
Thoughtful analysis on a recent poll regarding Evolution vs. Creationism.
This teaching simulation of the Sodium Potassium pump just showed up in my inbox. Have a look.
Piles of research on alcohol; a little research on obesity.
New research published in Science on the origins of multicellular life reveals an interesting pattern. The Cambrian Explosion may have been samosamo.
Have a look at Chris’s new blog, here, which will focus on Environmental Heatlh and stuff.
Analyze Everything keeps an eye on energy policy in Kansas, and is happily reporting the following: Not only did the Kansas Department of Health and the Environment make Kansas the first state to deny the construction of a new power plant based solely on greenhouse emissions, it turns out Kansans are totally on-board. This is…
Daily alcohol use by males has been shown to increase sexual arousal and decrease sexual inhibition.
Larry Moran has gone ballistic (that may not be the right word) with a series of posts on people changing their mind. This is the latest one: Changing Your Mind: Are Humans Evolving? Blogfish is calling for a repeal of the Law of Gravity, or if not that, a recognition that gravity is real. Either…
Some Politics: The Daily Transcript: My 2 cents on the Iowa caucus Framing Science: Huckabee: The Greatest Communicator Since Reagan Robots: Living the Scientific Life: Flight of the Microrobotic Fly Doing Science Respectful Insolence: When human subjects protection stifles innovation The World’s Fair: Scientific Objectivity has a History. About Science: Evolving Thoughts: Intermediate concepts in…
Please send me your posts for Linnaeus’ Legacy … a monthly blog carnival devoted to the study of life’s diversity, and the science of describing and understanding this diversity. laden002 AT umn.edu
It is common knowledge that most Americans are creationists, and prefer creationist stories of human origins and evolution in general over the findings of evolutionary biology. But this is only true if you ask the questions a certain way, and a new study shows very different results.
A good way to make Microsoft Office software not interact with other software, thus forcing users to either shun the alternatives or to use only the alternatives would be to start blocking the use of all older file formats. Let’s hope Microsoft does not think of this nasty little trick.
Hearings will be held today in Jacksonville and early next week in Miramar Florida to determine if the word “evolution” will be integrated into the school science curriculum.