Tuesday, February 17, 2009

New pdf of the origin

Here is a good version of the origin to read, as promised:

link

Origin PDF?

Were we not promised a PDF of the origin?

Saturday, February 7, 2009

In 1977 Carl Woese began classifying organisms by genetic rather than physical similarities.
Probably a good idea……………



Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Beagle diaries as audiobook

Darwin Online presents Charles Darwin's diaries from his historic voyage on the H.M.S. Beagle in audiobook format, five files totaling about an hour and a quarter.

2500 lb snake would've swallowed Jennifer Lopez in a true struggle for existance...


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/02/090204112217.htm

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Bateson-Dobzhansky-Muller incompatibility from gene duplication in Arabidopsis

Or, how to get a paper in Science with a greenhouse full of controlled crosses.

I believe the technical term for this is "blogwhoring," although neither UrbanDictionary nor Wikipedia seem to cover it.