Archive for September, 2012

Lenski’s E. Coli Grow “New Legs”

Lenski’s E. Coli Grow “New Legs”

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.

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REVIEW: Rage

REVIEW: Rage

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.

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Hysteria and 7th Century Literature

Hysteria and 7th Century Literature

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.

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Math Class Needs a Makeover

Math Class Needs a Makeover

In this brief TED talk, Dan Meyer discusses the backwardness of math education in America and how we can improve the situation.

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