You've probably already seen Stephen Colbert's farmworker testimony, but just in case you haven't, it is awesome. Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy The human-fruit hybrids seem like a good idea to me. Sharon
...on what we in Entomology here at Urbana-Champaign are up to.
Okay, so I've used this before on the old site, it is just too hilarious not to call to attention at least one more time! Steven Colbert's Tek Jansen shows us the (f?)utility of time travel to alter the past. [UPDATE] There seems to be a problem on the Comedy Central end of things, hopefully it will be resolved!
Unfortunately, I didn't get to attend to the annual SVP Meeting in Austin, TX this year, and I can hardly wait to hear about all the interesting talks and papers from those who attended. My curiosity as to the proceedings has been mildly sated, however, by a news report about one of the interesting discoveries announced at the convention; a mid-Triassic (225 Ma) track found near Melbourne, Australia that has been attributed to a theropod dinosaur. The 14cm-long tracks seem to indicate the presence of a theropod (or, as Zach has pointed out, some as-yet-unknown bipedal crurotarsian) that stood…
Linguist Steven Pinker visits the Colbert Report.