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Archive for March, 2010

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Imagine the cool hyperbaric biology in this beast

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

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White Horses, Polarization, and Flies

Saturday, March 27, 2010

This paper in Nature is very cool.  White horses ought to be selected against due to sunburn and other reasons.  But they’re still around – why?  The answer deals with how a parasite interacts with the white hair as opposed to those horses with colored hair.

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v463/n7283/full/463852a.html

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Why It’s Tough to Accept New Scientific Data that Conflicts With our Learned Beliefs

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Check out this absolutely amazing review in Science magazine:

Abstract

If you cannot get the full text let me know and I’ll send it out individually.

BTW, these psychologists cite Francis Crick. Amazing. The guy was an absolute giant.

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One of my favorite videos on Evolution

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

It’s calm, dispassionate, and spot-on:

Evolution

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