Some time ago, I posted
about my search for a new reference management program for Windows that would be the rough equivalent of Papers
for Mac (which is the rough equivalent of iTunes
I played around with Zotero
, but I prefer something standalone rather than embedded within a browser. You may like it, though, so feel free to check it out.
I have updated the free Darwin Matrix
wallpaper that is available at Evolver Zone
. You can find it in different desktop sizes over at EZ
I have been putting together a free resource about evolution which I am proud to say is now up at www.evolverzone.com
For those of you who still are not reading Evolution: Education and Outreach
, here's another reason to check it out.
Two years ago, I had t-shirts made up for my evolution course that depicted Darwin's notebook sketch of a simple tree diagram capped by the words "I think". In total, we generated about $500 for conservation charities, and the students got a pretty cool shirt (I still see them around campus fairly frequently). Had I been teaching the course this semester, I probably would have produced the t-shirts again. This is Darwin Year, after all. But I'm not, so I won't.
recently provided a list of "15 evolutionary gems
...the document summarizes 15 lines of evidence from papers published in Nature over the past 10 years. The evidence is drawn from the fossil record, from studies of natural and artificial habitats, and from research on molecular biological processes.
In a year in which Darwin is being celebrated amid uncertainty and hostility about his ideas among citizens, being aware of the cumulatively incontrovertible evidence for those ideas is all the more important. We trust that this document will help.