The Carnival of Evolution for January is up at The EEB & Flow, a group blog about ecology and evolutionary biology. Some of the topics covered in this month’s posts are:
The Cambrian “explosion”! Was it as rapid as is claimed by some? Dinosaurs! Human evolution! Bat echolocation divergence! A potential new history of HIV’s relationship with human populations! And, of course, much, much more!
The next CoE, for February, will be hosted by… someone, I’m sure. Make sure you submit your evolution-themed blog posts [...]
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Sometimes life gets in the way of blogging, and the past week and a bit has been one of those times. Don’t worry! I’m not going anywhere! I was just inundated with uni work, various miscellaneous socialising and fascinating science – you know how it is.
To make it up to you, here’s one of my favourite webcomics ever, Dinosaur Comics, talking about, well, you’ll understand.
(This Week in Intelligent Design will be out tomorrow! Expect a double-length one to compensate for everything! [...]
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Dinosaur Comics has a strange blend of characteristics. At once it is both surreal and grounded in reality, detached yet ever-present, and often the lessons taught and the experiences noted of the green, clip-art main character resonate with its audience. But what makes the same six panels of artwork so engaging week in, week out? We may never know.
What we do know, however, is that dinosaurs are endlessly entertaining.
I think we all learnt something pretty special just now. Cherish [...]
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