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Archives for February 15, 2007

The History Carnival

Fellow ScienceBlogger Martin is hosting the History Carnival over at Aardvarchaeology. More good stuff to peruse!

It’s that time again, when the part of the blogosphere that celebrates critical thinking over the usual credulousness that allows dubious stories to spread far and wide meets to examine those stories and claims with a hard-nosed skepticism. And few skeptics, it would seem, are as tough as the narrator of this edition of the…

I’ve written quite a bit about the role of the theory of evolution in medicine, including how it can be used to better understand disease processes such as cancer and sleeping sickness. I’ve also lamented the woeful state of knowledge about evolution that is possessed by all too many medical students and physicians, most recently…