Monthly Archives: October 2014

Hawks still getting the clocks wrong

Working out the times of important evolutionary events requires us to know “the” speed at which genetic changes accumulate in the genome. This tells us the speed of the genetic clock, allowing us to work out how long ago species … Continue reading

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Sciencepolice report – Brian Cox – Human Universe 1: Apeman – Spaceman

[Update: a very early draft of this went out prematurely!] Brian Cox… on human evolution?! Oh ghod… But I thought I’d better watch it anyway. To be fair, the series was on how we got to explore our place in … Continue reading

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