A cool video of a Goblin Shark using it’s protrusible jaws.
Posts Tagged: Science
This is a photo of a the riverbed of an ancient Martian river with a visible delta, leading into a lake bed.
The Conservapedia crowd have been extremely critical of Richard Lenski and his recent work demonstration the evolution of e.coli cultures in the lab. They eventually challenged him to defend his findings, and, after some, provocation, he came out swinging.
Richard Lenski has observed and confirmed evolution of e. coli cultures in the lab.
The Telegraph is reporting on a study that shows better educated people are more likely to be athesits.
The Commons has voted in favour of research on hybrid embryos. This is the right outcome.
Opponents of hybrid embryo research base their opinion on nothing more than their personal sense of unease, whereas scientists supporting it do so because of tangible medical benefits to thousands. It’s easy to see which is the ethical position.
Linking to a great piece, written by PalMD at Denialism.
Dallas Ellis, a creationist sarcastically tells us than an orange is the parent of a cat, thinking the patent absurdity is an argument against evolution. All he really proves is that he’s too stupid to have a meaningful opinion on the subject.
Carl Zimmer mentioned in passing that a quarter of all mammal species are bat species, which astounded me. I did know that echinoderms were not insects though.