Archives for January 6, 2011

It is difficult to imagine how point mutations, a large number of which are neutral, a certain number of which are deleterious, and a tiny number of which are fitness-enhancing, can add up to the sorts of evolutionary diversity and adaptive elegance we see in real life. However, there are only two possible explanations for…

This was just across the river from me: It looks like this may have stopped a local crime wave of armed robberies in the area. More inf here. In contrast, when this couple was burglarized, there was nothing they could have done to stop it: A 28-year-old man is facing burglary charges after police say…