Pre-holiday felids: bully cats and rocket cats

I can’t embed this, but click on the screenshot below to go to a HuffPo UK video of Cats Bullying D*gs, or The Way It Should Be: And another cat vs. dog video demonstrating felid superiority: Notice in the second video that artificial selection for speedier dogs has given them to a body form similar to the world’s […]

More evidence of selection in action

I’m going to try to post fairly frequent updates about new observations and experiments in evolutionary biology that are relevant to my book.  Here’s the first. Two weeks ago, in an article in The New York Times, Cornelia Dean summarized a recent article in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences about how inadvertant […]