Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Other Man

I have mentioned in my classes many times that Darwin was not the only person to introduce natural selection and common ancestry as a mechanism for evolution.  Alfred Russel Wallace, working completely seperately in Southeast Asia, also came up with … Continue reading

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3 Scientific Kevin Bacons away from a Big Fat Panic Attack

Gone are the days of having more than 20-30 minutes of truly free time to read.  Sometimes on weekends I find just enough time to half read a few articles that allow me to make my way over a small … Continue reading

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Time Traveling with Dad

                I am re-reading Brian Greene’s excellent The Fabric of the Cosmos.  A NOVA special on public PBS is also airing, but I haven’t been able to watch it.  I first read this book in that amazing period of my … Continue reading

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Leishmania

I woke up early this morning fully intending to get some work done for classes, but found a shiny bauble that I just have to write about.  (Found this through an interest group in LinkedIn… anyone notice how its slowly … Continue reading

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