Be vewwy vewwy quiet. I’m hunting … everything. Photo by Hans Pama.
- This week at Nothing in Biology Makes Sense! An army of cloned wasps demonstrates the importance of host-parasite specificity.
- And at the Molecular Ecologist: Best practices for scientific programming.
- How to be a queer ally — in science! An upcoming Q&A and/or discussion.
- What about “Caution: not actually science”? Guest editor abuses his position to publish anti-feminist screed in a scientific journal. Journal apologizes badly, retracts screed, apologizes again, and then doesn’t mark the paper’s online copy — until someone tweets about it.
- Paging Dr. Pangloss. Researchers shocked to discover that their adaptive storytelling doesn’t explain women’s taste in male body hair.
- It just means you’re a lousy singer. If you can’t sing, it may not be because you’re tone deaf.
- Well, a model Iguanodon. The time Victorian scientists celebrated New Year’s Eve inside an Iguanodon.
- Most specific sample ever? Gay men found to be happier than their straight twin brothers.
- Misremember me, maybe? Carly Rae Jepsen is on to something besides a catchy tune.
- Furry murderers. That study about cats’ nocturnal hunting, as an infographic.
- The reports of Solenodon‘s extinction were slightly exaggerated. The venemous, shrew-like mammal has been rediscovered in Cuba.