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Entries from March 2010

Angkor’s Collapse

March 30th, 2010 · No Comments

Did Climate Influence Angkor’s Collapse? Evidence Suggests Changing Environment Can Bring Down a Civilization ScienceDaily (Mar. 30, 2010) — Decades of drought, interspersed with intense monsoon rains, may have helped bring about the fall of Cambodia’s ancient Khmer civilization at Angkor nearly 600 years ago, according to an analysis of tree rings, archeological remains and […]

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Contested Will

March 27th, 2010 · No Comments

Hero or hoax The man and his pen Where there’s a Will Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare? By James Shapiro. Simon & Schuster; 367 pages; $26. Faber and Faber; £20. Buy from Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk JAMES SHAPIRO follows his award-winning book on William Shakespeare, “1599”, which came out in 2005, with an unlikely subject: an investigation […]

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Some recent evolution reviews from Amazon

March 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

Some recent evolution reviews from Amazon

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Epigenetics

March 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

Why everything you’ve been told about evolution is wrong What if Darwin’s theory of natural selection is inaccurate? What if the way you live now affects the life expectancy of your descendants? Evolutionary thinking is having a revolution . . .

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Tags: Evolution