Post Tagged with: “evolution”

The Single Scientist Fallacy and the Serengeti Strategy

The Single Scientist Fallacy and the Serengeti Strategy

Contrarians who pin their criticism on specific individuals rather than concepts and evidence miss the forest for the trees by presuming that discrediting the former will tear down the latter.

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A Mathematical Approach to Countering Resistant Bacteria

A Mathematical Approach to Countering Resistant Bacteria

A new study proposes a mathematical model for reversing drug resistance in bacteria.

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New Poll on Evolution Acceptance Finds Troubling Trend

New Poll on Evolution Acceptance Finds Troubling Trend

The latest Pew poll finds that more conservatives than ever reject evolution.

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REVIEW: The Vision Revolution

REVIEW: The Vision Revolution

In The Vision Revolution, I wade into some of the fascinating research being done on the story behind human vision.

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Coelacanth Hangout

Coelacanth Hangout

Last week science writer Carl Zimmer moderated a discussion on the newly sequenced coelacanth genome and what secrets it holds to our evolutionary past.

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The Paths to Multicellularity Are Many

The Paths to Multicellularity Are Many

Two new experiments observe the origin of multicellularity in fungi.

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Meet Your Evolutionary Family

Meet Your Evolutionary Family

Life on earth is symbiotic. New mathematical analysis upholds the well-supported model of universal common ancestry.

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REVIEW: A Planet of Viruses

REVIEW: A Planet of Viruses

I get to know viruses with Carl Zimmer’s recent book. This unimaginably tiny underworld is responsible for most of the world’s genetic diversity and continues to play a pivotal role in the evolution of life and the planet as a whole.

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A Congressman Proposes National Darwin Day

A Congressman Proposes National Darwin Day

An official resolution to commemorate the birth date of Charles Darwin has been proffered by Congressman Rush Holt in collaboration with the American Humanists Association.

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Evolution, Theism and the Dissonance Which Lies Between

Evolution, Theism and the Dissonance Which Lies Between

Christian fundamentalists notwithstanding, is a contemporary understanding of evolution at odds with the popular conceptions of God?

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There Is No Single “Humanness” Gene

There Is No Single “Humanness” Gene

Jerry Coyne silences the recent hype over yet another “humanness” gene.

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Lenski’s E. Coli Grow “New Legs”

Lenski’s E. Coli Grow “New Legs”

Lenski’s high-profile E. coli program represents an iconic case of experimental evolution.

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