Archives for June 7, 2011

Renowned paleontologist Jack Horner has spent his career trying to reconstruct a dinosaur. He’s found fossils with extraordinarily well-preserved blood vessels and soft tissues, but never intact DNA. So, in a new approach, he’s taking living descendants of the dinosaur (chickens) and genetically engineering them to reactivate ancestral traits — including teeth, tails, and even…

Ed Brayton on Atheist Talk

Ed Brayton, known to many of you as the Dispatches from the Culture Wars blogger, as well as co-founder of Michigan Citizens for Science and The Panda’s Thumb, will be on Atheist Talk Radio this coming Sunday. Mike Haubrich, Ed and I will chat about the very current, often disturbing, and occasionally entertaining subject of…

I have four or five things for you.

It could be a power station, or a biological containment, or a garage or even a weapon. Or, it could be ….

PZ Myers in Action on The Street

Context, details and discussion are here: PZ MYERS VS ISLAMISTS ON EMBRYOLOGY