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Is Darwin relevant today?
February 11, 2019 · Be The First To Comment

By Scott Solomon Charles Darwin developed his theory of evolution in the middle of the 19th century. Are his ideas still relevant today? Remarkably, even though Darwin’s insights on evolution were based on little more than observations and the results of simple experiments he conducted in his home, his insights have largely withstood the test […]

Skeletons, Citrus and Science! This Week’s Happenings At HMNS
October 1, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – Beauty and Morphology of Insects by Erin Mills Characteristics and adaptations of these unique and misunderstood creatures will be explored by Erin Mills, Director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center. Living exotic beetles, giant katydids, walking sticks, hissing cockroaches, beautiful butterflies and other exciting arthropods will compliment this special presentation and tour of the […]

Chickenosaurus: How Genetically Engineered Theme Park Monsters Could Soon Be A Thing
August 22, 2018 · 1 Comment

Recently I did a Facebook Live (which you can see here) about whether it’s possible to extract dino DNA from a mosquito and use it to clone dinosaurs like they did in Jurassic Park. During the discussion (the short answer is no, by the way) I touched on another possible way to create dinosaurs that […]

Slime And Punishment: From Dinos To Detectives Here’s What’s Going On At HMNS This Week
July 30, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – Dinosaurs of Hollywood, Truth is Better than Fiction by James Washington 1914 saw the first dinosaurs on the silver screen and the public has been in love ever since. The summer of 1993 was a turning point not only in film history and techniques, but also a resurgence of interest within the field […]



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