Sorry for the quiet around here. First hit by a major computer crisis, followed by moving house, and iPhone 4 fever. Hopefully things have settled now.
Anyway, here’s a thing about rice. Fingers crossed for some actual posting here in the next day [...]
Sleepiness and alcohol, how your body might be trying to protect you. Up now, [...]
Australopithecus sediba, found in South Africa. Something like a transitional form between Australopithecus and Homo, approx 1.9 mya. It has the teeth, legs and hips of an upright running Homo, but the arms and fists of an Australopithecus. Very interesting stuff.
Image: The U.W. 88-50 (MH 1) cranium. The cranium forms part of the holotype skeleton of [...]
Here is a thing I wrote at io9, about replicating the heat and conditions present at the start of [...]
My occasional piece at io9, this time about corporate funding of science (sort of). Also, congrats to all the io9 folks on being listed as one of the Times’ best science blogs! [...]
My relatively frequent io9.com article is up right now! It’s about horrible things that live [...]