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Archives for November, 2012

Friday Cephalopod: Leopards? Piffle.

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Friday Cephalopod: Truckin’

I’m just making my way through this weekend, taking care of business. (via Wired)

Aaargh! Physicists! Again!

A while back, two physicists, Paul Davies and Charles Lineweaver, announced their explanation for cancer with a novel theory, which is theirs, that cancers are atavisms recapitulating in a Haeckelian reverse double backflip their premetazoan ancestry. They seemed very proud of their idea. I was aghast, as you might guess. They even claimed that human…

Mary’s Monday Metazoan: X-ray ray

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The science of antediluvian plushies

One creationist claim that’s commonly laughed at is this idea that 8 people could build a great big boat, big enough to hold all the ‘kinds’ of animals, and that those same 8 people were an adequate work force to maintain all those beasts for a year in a confined space on a storm-tossed ark.…

WHO IS YOUR MASTER NOOOOOOW? (via the Monterey Bay Aquarium

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Friday Cephalopod: Looking haughty

Probably because he’s already at Skepticon, and I’m not. (via Arthropoda)

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