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Last week, Rick Perry made some factually false and deeply disturbing claims about how evolution is and ought to be taught in Texas. In the ensuing flurry of criticism (fueled by the fact that Perry simultaneously doubled down on his climate change denial), retired British biologist Richard…
Here are some links for you. Go read some science, you goddamn kids: I ask a question about the coming human microbiome projects. Give me an answer. Here are two posts about scientists and journalism. I also have some thoughts about evo devo. Here's an interesting take on the 'minimal microbe.'…
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I wish James Wood wouldn't write about religion.

I like the James Wood article simply for the smackdown his ridiculous arguments receive in the comments section. It would seem that he has never really taken the time to read or view anything by any of the authors he attacks.