Monthly Archives: January 2012

Dating Advice From Dolphins

As I noted here, I think we need to be very, very careful in extrapolating any observations of animal behaviours to some sort of “natural” human state. Nevertheless, I do think there is something besides amusement value to be gained … Continue reading

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New Year, New(ish) Edition

I missed my regular update on the latest edition of Australasian Science at the start of January, but since this edition is on the shelves for two months, there is still plenty of time to grab a copy. It’s cover … Continue reading

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On The Seventh (And Sixth) Day God Rested

The forty hour week may be under attack in the United States, but it seems tornadoes still believe in keeping decent working hours. There are a statisically significantly lower numbers of tornadoes recorded on weekends as weekdays in the US. … Continue reading

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