TOM WOLFE ON EVOLUTION AND DARWIN AND CHOMSKY Bango! The famed New Journalist Tom Wolfe’s takedown of Charles Darwin and evolution is apparently his usual over-the-top hoot. This I relay second-hand because I haven’t read
TOWARD A TALKING DOG The news that Hungarian scientists have confirmed that dogs can understand human language, both the meaning of specific words and the emotion behind them, is not deeply shocking. Even non-dog people
RIP ScienceOnline, cave art in Indonesia is as old as European cave art, how human were Neandertals?
This just in: RIP ScienceOnline (#scioX) ScienceOnline, which for the past few years has run the small annual meeting in North Carolina that brought together a disparate bunch of scientists and science groupies, most of
Were Neanderthals a Different Species? It’s no longer news that everybody except (most? some? SEE FOOTNOTE) Africans possesses a bit of Neanderthal DNA. And it really is just a bit; the latest two studies,