Monthly Archives: November 2011

Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc

I got into a debate today on facebook about the safety and appropriateness of the anti-cervical cancer vaccines Gardasil and Cervarix, which made me want to explore more here. (Background: Cervical cancer is casued by certain strains of the Human … Continue reading

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November Aus Science

The November edition of Australasian Science has been on the shelves for a while, but it’s still there for anyone I can inspire to buy a copy. Many people will have already heard of the discovery that the dolphins of … Continue reading

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Animal Spirits

I doubt I need to convince any of this blog’s limited audience of the vacuousness of the bigot’s cry that homosexuality is “not natural”. There’s a post circulating on facebook that says something like “Homosexuality has been observed in 84 … Continue reading

Posted in Behavioural Zoology | 3 Comments