Archives for December 3, 2010

Many months ago, the fossil primate “Ida” was reported to the world with much fanfare, including an entire mass market book and a huge press conference, and everything else one can possibly do to announce a new fossil find. Science bloggers and others got rather upset at the Ida team’s over the top fanfare, though…

The recount in the Minnesota Governor’s race is almost done. As of yesterday evening, only five counties had counting to do. The state “canvassing board” (in charge of the recount, headed by the Secretary of State), is scheduled to meet on December 8th to resolve the recount. That may get done in one day, but…