Archives for July 14, 2008

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Charles Lockwood

Sadly, Charles Lockwood of UCL died today as the result of a motorcycle accident, it is reported by John Lynch (who in turn was notified earlier today). Lockwood was a morphologist trained at Wits in South Africa with a post doc at the Institute of Human Origins at Arizona State University (formerly of Berkeley). I…

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Darwin and Wallace 1858

Darwin and Wallace, chillin’ Let’s talk about Darwin and Wallace’s joint presentation on Natural Selection in 1858. It is not usually the case that I write a blog post for a carnival. I usually just write for the blog, then now and then sit down and figure out which posts should go to with carnivals.…

The Giant’s Shoulders is a web carnival highlighting classic papers in science. Or people or concepts. Go here to get the details. THe first deadline is Midnight EDT on July 15th (tomorrow) The first edition will be hosted at A Blog Around the Clock. Send your entries to Coturnix!!! As for me, I may submit…

… And so far, to my knowledge, there has been no commentary by the Catholic League condemning these threats. For example: You have two choices my fucked up friend, first you can quit your job for the good of the children. Or you can get your brains beat in….I give you till the first of…

Troy King, Anti Gay for everyone else but himself? This is the opinion of Alabama’s Republican Attorney General Troy King, a conservative Christian. While in office, King has supported bills to outlaw ‘sex toys’ and has been a vociferous supporter of the death penalty. He is anti affirmative action, anti choice, and especially, anti- gay.…