If you ever wondered how to breed nautiluses… [embedded content]
Author: PZ Myers
Don’t let the pokeboys and pokegirls enslave you! TONMO
…snake, that is.
It’s called a Black-Waved Flannel, but none of us are fooled. We know where that came from. [embedded content] It’s probably finished consuming its brain meal and is looking for a new host.
The oldest evidence for microbial life has been found in Greenland, with fossilized 3.7 billion year old stromatolites (layered bacterial colonies) found in the rocks. Here’s what they look like: And here’s the abstract of the paper: Biological activity is a major factor in Earth’s chemical cycles, including facilitating CO2 […]
It’s a standing joke that creationists demand a complete time-lapse recording of evolution before they’re going to believe it. Joke no more: we’ve got one. It’s a movie of bacteria evolving antibiotic resistance. I don’t even need to explain it, because the video explains everything that’s going on. [embedded content] […]
In response to Neil Shubin’s recent paper on the subject, and Carl Zimmer’s summary, the creationist Michael Denton criticizes evolutionary explanations for the vertebrate limb. It’s a bizarre argument. First, here’s the even shorter summary of the Shubin work. Ray-finned fish have, obviously enough, rays in their fins — rigid […]
It lives up to its name. Down to its name? Something, anyway. [embedded content]
“Well, Johnny, when a mommy squid and a daddy squid love each other very much…” “But Mommy, did that one just bite the other one? And are those little bits of squid in the water?” “Holy Mother of God, Johnny, don’t look! Don’t look! They’re eating each other!” “Yes, they […]