Category Archives: science

Co-rex-ions (a thoughtful read)

Originally posted on What's In John's Freezer?:
This post is solely my opinion; not reflecting any views of my coauthors, my university, etc, and was written in my free time at home. I am just putting my current…

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Creationism in Schools, dumbing down our kids

Standard-Bearer in Evolution Fight Eugenie C. Scott Fights the Teaching of Creationism in Schools

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How Do Creationists Know What Dinosaurs Looked Like?

From Chasing the Raptor… “While watching a video of the Creationist Museum in Kentucky, with its impressively-detailed animatronic full-scale dinosaur models, I was struck by the thought: how do creationists know what dinosaurs looked like? I mean: there are these … Continue reading

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Relative Size and Other Important Tidbits

When we think of Pleistocene fauna, we usually think big.  The above image was assembled by Roberto Díaz Sibaja on his wonderful blog Palaeos, la historia de la vida en la tierra.  I love the fact that he has created, … Continue reading

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Hot Buttered Humanity!

POPATH Hot Buttered Humanity With a subtitle like that, I’m either going to love it or hate it.  I love it.  It’s as eclectic as the mind of an anthropologist.  Check it out. “PopAnth translates anthropological discoveries for popular consumption. … Continue reading

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Tips for Graduate Students

(Not my original work: from Southern Fried Science) 10 Tips for grad students to make the most of a scientific conference By David Shiffman, on August 21st, 2013 I just returned from the Society for Conservation Biology’s International Congress for … Continue reading

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