Tracks and Traces 02.06.11

Why is the publication of the Daphnia genome so important? Dr. Bik breaks it down

Monkey see, monkey facepalm

A sneak-peek at Werner Herzog’s upcoming 3D film – Cave of Forgotten Dreams – about the prehistoric art of Chauvet Cave

I had the pleasure of geeking out with Dr. Kiki over sabercats, killer storks, terrible tyrannosaur teens, and early humans in last week’s edition of Dr. Kiki’s Science Hour.

A four-minute preview of the documentary Standing Up to the Experts about the controversy over teaching evolution in Texas

How many bytes can a trilobite hold? John McKay knows the answer

Still mad about Tyrannosaurus falling prey to a Spinosaurus in Jurassic Park III? Check out this trailer for the forthcoming shooter Primal Carnage

Nabokov was right about butterflies, so was Stephen Jay Gould wrong about Nabokov?

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the discovery of the feathered dinosaur Archaeopteryx. How are we celebrating?

An epic collection of geologically-themed baked goods

If only they had these when I was in elementary school – geeky Valentine’s Day cards featuring Ada Lovelace, Nikola Tesla, and more

Weapon: TarbosaurusWeapon: Tarbosaurus

Tracking foxes and fishers in the snow

Ready, set, submit! The OpenLab 2011 is now accepting nominations for the best science blog posts of the year

Top Image: A slab crossed by many dinosaur tracks, from Edward Hitchcock’s Ichnology of New England.

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