Monthly Archives: January 2012

Your Inner Fish

Your Inner Fish is a fairly recent science-for-the-layman book by a paleontologist, Neil Shubin, who in 2004 discovered a revolutionary fossil fish that had developed many characteristics of land animals, characteristics we ourselves still have.  It had both gill slits … Continue reading

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Spelunking

A recent chain email with amazing photographs of huge, spectacular caves in Asia reminded me of caves I have known that were nothing like the caves in the photos. While at Penn State I briefly became involved with a speleology … Continue reading

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