Archives for June 11, 2010

Natural Selection and Adaptation

Chapter 11 of Futuyma’s book, Evolution, Second Edition, is available for free download as a PDF file HERE, courtesy of the National Center for Science Education (NCSE)

Items of interest

The times they are a changin’ … Minnesota Leads in Modernizing Bar Rules: Ladies Night will Be No More. Today’s subversive activity tip: Let’s play Disability Bingo. Scott Gavura on vitamins and Steve Wereley on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.

The End of Africa

The southern end, to be exact: (Or, so it is called. One could debate the point.)

I’m really not helping at all.

Here is some data on the impact of outside individuals as targets or important components of blog posts on the You’re Not Helping blog. Sample of the last several blog posts plus all known posts related to Yours Truly. Clearly, while PZ Myers is not helping, he is not helping at the same order of…