November 2011

Human Behavioral Biology – 02 – Behavioral Evolution I

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Behavioral Evolution I – Introduction to behavioral evolution, the requirements for the evolution of populations, and the three building blocks of evolutionary behavior.

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Our Pale Blue Dot

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It’s hard to truly grasp the incredible vastness of space. It’s equally hard to grasp how tiny humanity is. In 1990, at the request of Carl Sagan, NASA turned the cameras from Voyager 1 back towards earth. Earth, being around 6 billion kilometers away, is only a fraction of a pixel. Titled the Pale Blue […]

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Ecuador – Day 17-27 – Baños

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We’ve spent the last 10 days in Baños. This place has been great. It’s somewhat touristy, but the access to vegetarian food and proper coffee is fantastic. Day 17 – Quilotoa to Baños We made our way from the Quilotoa crater to Latacunga via pickup truck. From there we took several buses to finally arrive in Baños […]

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Can We Feed the World and Sustain the Planet? – Scientific American

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How aware are we of our food choices and their impact? How are we going to deal with the food issues of the future? What actions can we, as individuals, take to help? Or are the solutions limited to policy changes and technological developments? I just read an interesting article in the November 2011 issue […]

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