This is my reply to a post by Coturnix called The Hopeless Monster? Not so fast!
First, the phylogeny of the discussion.
Olivia Judson wrote this:
The Monster Is Back, and It's Hopeful
Which was responded to here:
Hopeless Monsters--A Guest Post from Dr. Jerry Coyne
That dyad of posts was passed…
Olivia Judson has a lovely article about ongoing examples of evolution.
Before the creationists start whining, I know — they're still birds and lizards and flies. Get over it. They've changed, as evolution predicts.
Olivia Judson (aka, Dr. Tatiana) has a blog at the NYTimes website. It's usually a good read, but she has been known to go off the deep end. In this week's entry, Judson posts on how bones are not the only fossils. What other fossils does Judson write about? Genomes.
Judson's focus is on genome…
Olivia Judson has an interesting column up, Dawn at the Museum. Worth checking out since it talks about DNA extraction from specimens long deceased.