Monthly Archives: December 2012

Whale Evolution

National Geographic Article on Whale Evolution. Advertisements

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Out of Body Experiences

At The Atlantic, by Oliver Sacks

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Fins Evolving into Hands

Carl Zimmer, author of At the Water’s Edge, and blogger at The Loom, has a post up on recent research into how our fish ancestors first evolved hands and feet. Also, be sure to visit the Tiktaalik Page.

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They Might Be Giants — Science is Real

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Facilitated Communication

Earlier this year, there was a story about an autistic young man who is unable communicate verbally, but who is able to communicate with the help of a facilitator. For Jacob, facilitated communication means that someone needs to touch his … Continue reading

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Age of the Grand Canyon: Controversy!

How old is the Grand Canyon? The answer you get will depend on who you ask. Scientists generally agree that the Grand Canyon is about 6 million years old, but they’re more confident about the age of the rock layers … Continue reading

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