Wednesday, February 29, 2012

HMS Beagle

Here's the Dawkins video The Genius of Darwin we watched in Biology class. 

Monday, February 27, 2012

A stiff upper lip

We've watched a couple of videos that feature Jim Al-Khalili--a Professor in England at the University of Surrey. His website/blog is here. I recently emailed him (to say that we thought his videos were excellent) and he replied today with this...


Thanks again Jim.

Here's the first one...


Discovering the Elements from Declan Walls on Vimeo.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Once Upon a Midnight Dreary

So, this is a very old image. What do ya think? A likeness or not?
WHO IS THIS?????

Franz Litsz?
 

Friday, February 10, 2012

Perspective

Have you seen this? It's really fun. It takes a few minutes to load--but it's totally worth the wait.


Here...go here!


Thursday, February 9, 2012

Where's Waldo?

This might be one of the best known photographs in all biology. It's literally in every basic Biology textbook published. 

Moths. Camouflaged. Cool, right?!

Evolution in progress!!

First reported and figured out in 1858 (that's Civil War era) in England (not Civil War there), a new study shows how good the original one was. 

Here's the new article and new the new data. Again, it's a short article...go read it. 

Really. Go.

Monday, February 6, 2012

Antarctica

This is pretty cool stuff. Read the article (it's short-ish) and definitely interesting.