PLoS Blogs has been set up to bring a se …

PLoS Blogs has been set up to bring a select group of independent science and medicine bloggers together with the editors and staff who run our blogs. Our independent network is made up of writers who love science and medicine, and scientists and physicians that love to write. Here, you’ll find an equal mix of … Continue reading PLoS Blogs has been set up to bring a se …

Non-venomous ? Not really…..

ScienceDaily (Dec. 16, 2003) — Dr Bryan Fry is Deputy Director of the University of Melbourne's Australian Venom Research Unit and his discovery has shaken the foundations of reptile evolution, via Venom Hunt Finds 'Harmless' Snakes A Potential Danger.

Rational thinking ?????

I started reading the book "Descarte's Bones" which traces the history of Faith vs Reason along with the odd story of his remains. Descartes  considered the founder of modern rational thought. So anyway, I scanned through the Wikipedia article for Descartes  and found this paragraph: Finally, although Descartes realized that both humans and animals have … Continue reading Rational thinking ?????

German scientists discover 120 million year-old ant – Yahoo! News

German scientists discover 120 million year-old ant - Yahoo! News- this is funny ! At first glance it appears that a scientist found a one very old ant.  Actually the article below the headline states: German biologists have discovered a new species of ant they believe is the oldest on the planet, dating back around … Continue reading German scientists discover 120 million year-old ant – Yahoo! News