Blogospherics – Recommended reads

Pumas of South Africa, cheetahs of France, jaguars of England at Tetrapod Zoology

Natural Selection, Antibiotic Resistance, and Interesting Questions.

Dr. Michael Egnor, of SUNY Stony Brook and the Discovery Institute, doesn’t think that evolution is relevant to trying to figure out how to combat the spread of antibiotic resistance.

When we see a brain “light up,” [most of] our brains shut off

Psychologists often complain that neuroscientists get a disproportionate share of the glory when the mainstream media reports on their studies. It seems to some that an important new psychology study is often neglected or ignored entirely, while neuroscience studies of similar importance are hailed as “groundbreaking.” What is it about pictures of brains that are so appealing?

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  1. #1 Anne Gilbert
    March 16, 2008

    I was laughing so hard at that cat picture, that I was crying! I couldn’t stop laughing! We should elect that cat president!
    Anne G

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