Probably. ProjectEvoMap is collecting data on where researchers in evolutionary biology can be found. It’s a little sparse right now — I know there’s a lot more research groups than appear on it so far — so you might want to add yourself (if you’re doing evolution research!) and help populate the data set.
Category Archive: Evolution
Oct 24 2012
Oct 05 2012
Sep 30 2012
Sep 25 2012
It’s a year old, but I just read a paper on one of those species that pops up pretty frequently in environmental impact reports — the Mohave ground squirrel, Xerospermophilus mohavensis — whose conclusions add a little bit more depth to the Deep Time perspective of the desert around here. And by “depth” I mean …
Sep 19 2012
Our rebuttal to claims about the adaptive significance of the female orgasm has been published, as Zietsch & Santtila's study is not evidence against the by-product theory of female orgasm. I blogged about this a while back, and also dealt with some counter-arguments, and Elisabeth Lloyd thought my arguments were strong enough to be incorporated …
Sep 04 2012
It’s the beginning of the month, and that means it’s time for the latest Carnival of Evolution.
Aug 30 2012
In my post bashing that silly article claiming to have figured out how endoskeletons evolved from exoskeletons, there was a good question buried in the comments, and I thought I’d answer it. Are there any models pulled out of arses which explain the turtle’s unique skeleton? Yes! I mean, no, not pulled out of arses, …
Aug 27 2012
Because my copy of Evolution: Making Sense of Life, by Carl Zimmer and Douglas Emlen, arrived today. Actually, I lied. My happy face is oscillating back and forth with my frowny face. My frowny face is saying that I’ve got too much work to do to enjoy a new evolution textbook, no matter how well …
Aug 24 2012
Aug 04 2012
The 50th Carnival of Evolution went up a few days ago — my apologies for being late, but I’m traveling. Which also explains the paucity of entries lately.