Category Archives: Biology

Race!

Go to any 10 South African “intellectuals” and, I’m guessing here, 9.9 of them (joke!!!) will tell you there is no such thing as race. If you insist that there are “races”, in the non-trivial sense that through the analysis … Continue reading

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Spain and all that.

This is my last post for this week. I’m aiming for 3 per week but will settle for two. Anyone doing a blog for non-commercial reasons has to answer a few questions. These include, “why am I doing this?” “What … Continue reading

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Something for everybody

This is a bit of a smorgasbord, starting with a brief review of 2 books I’ve reread in the past month, which are amazingly similar in many respects. I wonder whether anyone else has remarked on the resemblances between Venture … Continue reading

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Viral Invaders

Most of us think of viral invaders as malevolent pieces of code on the internet which do nasty things to our computers or the original DNA/RNA form which do nasty things to our biological health. But these bits of code (whether biological or binary) are more interesting and subtle than that. Continue reading

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