Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Slightly-Scientific Linkdump

The Missing Link? Of more interest, and the focus of the article, is the way this is being announced and promoted. Apparently scientific discoveries require more PR in this day and age... which leads us right into this comic about the science news cycle.

Along the same links, Boing Boing reports on Our "Missing" Chromosomes. Fascinating little tidbit of science.

As long as we're talking about family:

More on vaccinations: Jeff sends us to The Jenny McCarthy Body Count that tells us how many preventable deaths have been caused by lack of vaccinations since McCarthy started her anti-vaccination jihad. Phil has more links.