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February 11th, 2009 by Kristi · No Comments
From blog.reddit: Some fellow geeks have started campaigning to celebrate this bicentennial with a big “Happy birthday, Chuck!” They’re aiming to have 200,000 members on their facebook group by tomorrow and could use some help. We’re also expecting a number of scientists to call in tomorrow for a free web seminar (webinar?) – there’s still [...]
February 12th, 2008 by Kristi · No Comments
from the San Francisco Chronicle today: Darwin’s belated American birthday present Susan Jacoby Tuesday, February 12, 2008 Today is the anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth (the 199th, as it happens) and, as usual, scientists around the world will hold ceremonies honoring the man responsible for the foundational insight of modern science – the theory of [...]
January 22nd, 2008 by Kristi · No Comments
Here’s something interesting…there appear to be changes in store for the Tree of Life. Check out the write up from sciencedaily.com: The discovery by Norwegian and Swiss researchers has gained attention from biologists worldwide. The findings come from the largest ever genetic comparison of higher life forms on the planet. Of 5000 genes examined, researchers [...]