Tag Archives: evolution

The GMO’s Among Us

A human being who can digest dairy is a GMO. If you are one of these, your digestive tract can make something healthy for you from that milk sugar molecule on the right. This article sums up something I read … Continue reading

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Monday Opening

Here’s a good summary of evolution in this BBC feature. To the east of me, lots of fossil finds, like this fish, right, from Wyoming. In reading up on natural wonders in my new state, I learned that native legends … Continue reading

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The Cannibals of Evolution

You can read a nice profile here on biologist and science author Kenneth Miller. What struck me was a phenomenon I’ve encountered frequently online, described in Karl Giberson’s profile here: Despite Miller’s tireless support for evolution—the popularity of his text … Continue reading

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Cosmos Reboot, Episode 2

My wife and I viewed last night’s episode together. She was disappointed I went ahead and watched the first one without her. (She caught up the other night when I was at the student center.) Last night’s piece had two … Continue reading

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