Archives for August 14, 2010

Lucy, Ardi, Frodo, and us: what old bones and new genetics are revealing today. Who are these people and can we call them family? Listen to Greg Laden and Lynn Fellman discuss how recent fossil and tool discoveries are changing the shape of our family tree. A report earlier this week showed evidence for stone…

A fairly accurate and well done, and more up to date, account of what has gone on with the Marc Hauser investigation is here, in a piece punished in the New York Times by Nicholas Wade: In Harvard Lab Inquiry, a Raid and a 3-Year Wait. It is very clear that the Fourth Estate is…

Wanted

Wanted: A shortcut key to zip backwards to the last mispelleded word in a text document. (And, forward too would be nice, but backwards is most important.) Next time you are writing stuff, think about how cool this would be. See the whole “WANTED” list here.