Zimmer, YAGS, agreed.

Go read Carl Zimmer’s post “Yet-Another-Genome Syndrome” for an example of a science writer who truly gets it. Go. Right now. And add YAGS to your dictionary, along with DAP.


Evolutionary theory is totally overthrown. Again.

Sigh. More nonsense from the British press to pile on top of the infamous “Darwin Was Wrong” cover of New Scientist. This time from the Guardian.

Why everything you’ve been told about evolution is wrong by Oliver “Don’t Know Much Biology” Burkeman.

(Oh, and it’s because of epigenetics.)

My favourite defence of the article […]