The Evolution Of The Domestic Dog

Robert Wayne of the UCLA department of Ecology and Evloutionary Biology (author of over 180 publications) is a world authority on the genetics of dogs and wolves: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Mutant Apple Is Half Green And Half Red

So neat.  And just today I was staring at a cover of a newspaper for writers that had as its cover a picture of a split apple just like this but with big staples all along the merge line.  It was a really realistic and impressive photoshop.  It’s bizarre for me now to see the [Read More...]

Correcting Genetic Disorders With Better Genes

This seems like no-brainer wonderful news to me: The prospect of a human baby with three biological parents has moved closer after scientists created monkeys using a technique that one day could stop children from inheriting severe genetic diseases. The birth of four healthy macaque monkeys in the US offers the strongest evidence yet that [Read More...]

Stephen Pinker Makes The Case Against The “Blank Slate”

Thanks to AtheisTube for the find. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Scientists Discover Not All Human Cells Are Identical

The study: Scientists in Montreal have discovered that not all human cells are identical, a surprising observation that could turn genetic research upside down. For years, scientists have worked on the assumption that, when it comes to DNA, every cell in the body is essentially similar to every other cell. But the results of a [Read More...]

Challenges To Evolutionary Psychology

Interesting arguments.  I’m not sure how many of them threaten the credibility of either evolutionary psychology or sociobiology as disciplines themselves , rather than specific morally and politically unpleasant theses advanced by particular theories derived by scientists working within those fields.  And these arguments force evo psych and sociobiology to incorporate a view of the [Read More...]


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