- Not Exactly Rocket Science
I’ve got your missing links right here (16 February 2013)
Still travelling, but here’s a shorter-than-usual list of links to keep you occupied.
How to tell bad evolutionary psychology from good – top-notch explainer from Kate Clancy.
Great piece by Maria Konnikova on the man who couldn’t speak and how he revolutionized psychology
Wait, the appendix evolved more than 30 times? Not quite so useless then.
Lovely piece by Philip Ball on the discovery of the microscopic world
A virus called HTVC010P may be the commonest living thing on Earth
Having trouble publishing your junk science? Just buy an old journal and rename it! John Timmer covers the ridiculous sasquatch genome “paper”. Also, I love Michael Eisen’s online tool that calculates what percentage of your genome is sasquatch.