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The Flying Trilobite Reproduction Shop: Maybe i'll order a print of this later...

Galactic Arms Race (GAR): Not your everyday shooter

Princeton Class of 1933 Website: to read, via Kottke or something.

On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection by Charles Darwin - Project Gutenberg: I guess now there's an HTML version?

American Scientist Online - Why We Develop Food Allergies : Good news for vaginal birth and the extended hygiene hypothesis; "babies who breastfeed exclusively for at least the first four months appear to have fewer allergies."

ExPASy - Biochemical Pathways: Now *that's* a game board

Download Files from the Hillis/Bull Lab: Phylogeny trees mapped onto a circle

A Colder War - a novelette by Charles Stross: Finally gets Hallucigenia right

Salon.com Books | Kinky sex secrets of the lobster: Another explanation for that old picture of fishermen with the enormous lobsters: it's not that lobsters are overfished but that there's now a size limit

Texas Reptiles: The 2-headed turtle and his coterie

BioMed Central | Full text | Mistaken Identifiers: Gene name errors can be introduced inadvertently when using Excel in bioinformatics: If it helps at all, you actually can recover most of the gene names. You can't recover SEP1 vs. SEP-1, but you shouldn't have named the genes like that!. As for the floating point numbers... yeah, you're screwed.

Cryptosporidium: A Waterborne Pathogen: Best name for a pathogen ever.

PBS | I, Cringely . Archived Column: Follow-up to previous column on eye implant. (Why would someone say that a startup was metaphorically based on salamander eyeballs?)

this week's dinosaur news: More dinosaur news.

National Geographic News | Dinosaurs: Leonard Richardson discovers dinosaur web site


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