Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Who Wants Talking Points?

We all do!

Especially given the latest creationist nonsense in Texas.

TC sent me a link to a Nature article (PDF) right about the same time as I was bookmarking a post on Pharyngula. The latter points to the same article, and helpfully adds an overview of it in bullet point form, with additional hyperlinks for further reading. Either way, have a look at "15 Evolutionary Gems," by Henry Gee, Rory Howlett and Philip Campbell.

Particularly if you are beset on all sides by the iniquities of the fundies and the tyranny of their closed minds.


bjkeefe said...

If that last line sounded familiar but not quite right, you have a good ear. (cf.)

And no, that wasn't a typo. It was a pun.

Sorry for over-explaining.

Zo Kwe Zo said...

I especially like #9 and #10:

9. Non-random dispersal and gene flow in populations of great tits.

10. Maintenance of polymorphisms in populations of guppies.

It seems that evolution has something for both straight and gay men.