Tag Archive for creationism

Where's Nicole?

I’m still around. Promise! The last few weeks have been super busy with travel, being sick, and work. Coming up in the next few weeks are my thesis committee meeting, a regional conference for my grant, a bellydance workshop, and…

My head officially asploded…

You know Ray Comfort, the “banana is an atheists’ nightmare*” guy? Pharyngula links to the latest intellectual debauchery from this man. As a physics-junkie, I’m horrified to the core. *I would link to the YouTube video that famously debunks the…

Skepticality, cont.

So I’m continuing to work my way backwards through the Skepticality podcasts, and they are really, really interesting. Every episode features some member of the skeptics community, or some professional in a field that is (was that week) a hot…

Evolving E. coli

There is a great post on Pharyngula about a 20-year experiment on the evolution of E. coli. In that time span, colonies undergo tens of thousands of generations, which make it the perfect test bed for Darwinian evolution. (Although probably…