Friday, February 13, 2009

How To Find A Turd In The Woods

I am becoming increasingly interested in the way that science is presented to the public by scientists and the way that journalists interpret science.

Here is a wonderful example, albeit from a blog, but it is a very popular blog.

How To Find A Turd In The Woods

Reporting on the paper:

First come, first serve: " sit and wait" behavior in dung beetles at the source of primate dung

Enjoy. Oh and this is related to class because, despite the numerous amusing fecal metaphors, the report actually makes a good point about this being an evolutionarily adaptive strategy.

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