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Eureka!

My contribution to the Sb-wide Zombie Day will soon be posted, but if you need something to sink your teeth into before then, check out today’s new issue of the Times of London science magazine Eureka (included inside the Times, for UK readers). Inside you will find two stories by me – one on paleobiology…

I can’t help it – every time I pass a bookstore, I wonder whether they are going to carry my book when it comes out this autumn. November is still a long way away – summer does not even officially begin until next week – but I can’t help but wonder where my book will…

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending one of the Science Communication Consortium’s (SCC) panel discussions on communicating science (moderated by blogger Kate of The Anterior Commissure), and for those who missed the last one another discussion is fast approaching. On November 15th the SCC will host Dr. Lee Silver (Princeton –…

While the a number of my classmates spent their evening at the football stadium I hopped the train to New York to attend the “How various media outlets are used to popularize, communicate, and promote science” panel discussion, part of a series in the Science Communication Consortium. Even though the discussion didn’t necessarily answer the…

Fodor’s Non-Selection of Species

“Thinking again?” the Duchess asked, with another dig of her sharp little chin. “I’ve a right to think,” said Alice sharply, for she was beginning to feel a little worried. “Just about as much right,” said the Duchess, “as pigs have to fly….” [Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Chapter 9] It seems that creationists/ID advocates aren’t…

Oekologie! #10

Welcome to the 10th edition of Oekologie, the best of what the blogosphere has to offer when it comes to the eponymous area of natural science. This edition is particularly special, however, in that it falls on Blog Action Day, so be sure to visit the event’s main page to peruse the best of today’s…