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Survival of the 'Fittest'?

I’ve recently finished reading ‘The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who’, a book by Simon Guerrier and Dr. Marek Kukula (You’ll definitely hear me talk about Doctor Who a lot in the future. 677 more words

Charles Darwin

The Independent Director

The Independent Director:
The Non-Executive Director’s Guide to Effective Board Presence
By Gerry Brown
Palgrave Macmillan – £29.99

The list of attributes required of the non-executive director is so long, precise and contradictory that there cannot be a single board member in the world that fully fits the bill. 625 more words

Miscellaneous

God Equips Unbelievers for Their Callings Too

“Also as far as science is concerned, the situation we find is explicable only if we give both of these  their due, on the one hand, the darkening of our understanding by sin, and on the other hand, God’s common grace that has placed a limitation on this darkening. 87 more words

Civil Engineering Jobs

Engineering work and careers have an unfounded and ugly reputation. There is a geek element there – engineers, and scientists evoke stereotypes of bearded men with dubious taste on the bridges. 18 more words

Business Management

Have we found the oldest vertebrate in the world?

Humans as a species are by nature inquisitive towards the other cohabitants of our planet, and even beyond. We continue to explore further and further afield, often still finding new species or learning more about existing species that roam in various different habitats around the world. 392 more words

Science And Environment

Exploration is the key

Exploration is the key. If Alvin had not gone to hydrothermal vents we would not have discovered extremophiles. If we had not explored Antarctica we would not know about cryptoendoliths. 75 more words

On the Origin of Clutter by Means of Accidental Collection, or the Preservation of Favoured Artwork in the Struggle for Back to School Organization

Finally a new school year has begun for my children. For the most part it’s going well. My youngest loves his teacher. She seems warm and genuine and well organized, which is a great place to start. 785 more words

History