Thoughtful analysis on a recent poll regarding Evolution vs. Creationism. Continue reading Evo Creo Poll
Taurotragus oryx, Kalahari, South Africa.
This teaching simulation of the Sodium Potassium pump just showed up in my inbox. Have a look.
Piles of research on alcohol; a little research on obesity. Continue reading Too Much Drinking, Too Much Eating
New research published in Science on the origins of multicellular life reveals an interesting pattern. The Cambrian Explosion may have been samosamo. Continue reading Avalon and the origin of multicellular life
Analyze Everything keeps an eye on energy policy in Kansas, and is happily reporting the following:
Not only did the Kansas Department of Health and the Environment make Kansas the first state to deny the construction of a new power plant based solely on greenhouse emissions, it turns out Kansans are totally on-board.
This is based on a poll showing that 62% of Kansans agree with this policy decision.In contrast, Republican State Senate President Ste Morris’s reaction was “I just can’t imagine that would be an accurate poll … Virtually everyone I’ve talked to has been concerned about the decision.”Who is he talking to? Read all about it here.
Daily alcohol use by males has been shown to increase sexual arousal and decrease sexual inhibition. Continue reading Alcohol, Sexual Attraction, Sexual Behavior, and Sexual Performance
Is below the fold… Continue reading My Linux Calendar
It is common knowledge that most Americans are creationists, and prefer creationist stories of human origins and evolution in general over the findings of evolutionary biology. But this is only true if you ask the questions a certain way, and a new study shows very different results. Continue reading Likely Voters Prefer Evolution Over Creationism
A good way to make Microsoft Office software not interact with other software, thus forcing users to either shun the alternatives or to use only the alternatives would be to start blocking the use of all older file formats. Let’s hope Microsoft does not think of this nasty little trick. Continue reading Microsoft Blocks Older File Formats