- Not Exactly Rocket Science
I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (16 August 2014)
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Forget the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week tripe. Instead, watch Emily Graslie’s wonderful five-part series on sharks: how many there are, why they’re important, why we’re killing them, fossil sharks, and utterly badass shark tooth weapons.
In the wake of Robin Williams’ sad death, I’m going to highlight the best pieces I know about depression.
Natalie Angier, waxing poetic about Africa’s most efficient predators: the African wild dogs
This is excellent. News is “the modern expression of ancient myths”, by Jack Shafer.
Carl Zimmer on 100 million years of evolving noses.
A new study looks at the