Lenski’s high-profile E. coli research represents an iconic case of experimental evolution. In Discover Magazine, Carl Zimmer chronicles this decades-long study of E. coli, in which hundreds of thousands of generations have produced hundreds of different mutations.
Archive for September, 2012
With its penchant for monosyllabic game titles and quick-twitch gunplay, Id has now dropped Rage into the first person fracas. It is their first major release in six years and the first product built with Id’s new game engine.
The recently uploaded anti-Muslim video is a squalid and brazenly propagandistic piece of amateurish videowork to be sure, but the reactionary measures proliferated throughout the Muslim states have shown just how dangerous certain beliefs can be.
In this brief TED talk, Dan Meyer discusses the backwardness of math education in America and how we can improve the situation.