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12 Examples of Evolution

Posted in Evolution with tags , , , , on January 1, 2009 by airtightnoodle

To prepare for Charles Darwin’s 200th birthday the editors of Nature put together a list of examples of evolution.  Check out the article from Wired that details these examples–and it includes very nice photos, too!

Darwin 2009–Houston!

Posted in Evolution, science, Texas with tags , , , , , , , , , on December 28, 2008 by airtightnoodle

Several institutions in Houston are participating in an event called “Darwin 2009”.  Participating institutions are working together to offer events related to natural selection, evolution, and genetics.  The activities take place during 2009, which marks the bicentennial of Darwin’s birth and the sesquicentennial of the publication of “On The Origin of Species”.

A few events of interest:

  • 2/7/09–Darwin Day at the Houston Museum of Natural Science
  • 2/11/09–Politics of Teaching Evolution in Texas (panel discussion)
  • 2/24/09–Lecture by Francisco Ayala
  • And much more!

Visit http://www.darwin2009houston.org/ for more information!