Tomorrow is National Fossil Day!
- One item on my List of 100 Dreams is to take a family vacation to a dinosaur bone site and spend a week digging up fossils. Here is a list of fossil parks in the United States.
- Speaking of animals who lived a long time ago, this piece presents the evidence for woolly mammoths on a few islands living millennia longer than their mainland relatives, and new hypotheses for their eventual extinction.
- Some thoughts on effective science teaching . . . .
- Voyages to Mars . . . colonizing Mars . . . seems like missions to Mars are all the rage these days. But what about this?
- The hunt for better drugs may involve looking into the past via Ancestral Sequence Reconstruction.