Christopher X J. Jensen
Associate Professor, Pratt Institute

An eye is not an eye is not an eye

Posted 16 Jan 2016 / 0

Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons National Geographic “Inside the Eye: Nature’s Most Exquisite Creation” This is another fantastic article by Ed Yong that very nicely captures the relativistic nature of the evolutionary process. We basically call any light-sensing organ an “eye”, but animals have eyes that perform radically different functions. How eyes work is a function Read More

A Minor Post, Adaptation, Articles, Convergence, Divergence, Fossil Data, Interactions, Photography, Uncategorized

Apparently you need to know something about rare granite erosion to understand the evolution of multicellularity

Posted 24 Jun 2012 / 0

Science Now “You Owe Your Life to Rock“

A Minor Post, Fossil Data, Geology

Turtles caught in the act provide new paleontological insights

Posted 24 Jun 2012 / 0

Science Now “Turtle Sex—Preserved for the Ages“

A Minor Post, Fossil Data, Sex and Reproduction

New comprehensive data synthesis favors a pluralistic explanation for Eurasian mammoth extinction

Posted 18 Jun 2012 / 0

The Christian Science Monitor “What killed the woolly mammoth? A whole bunch of things, say scientists“

A Minor Post, Articles, Extinction, Fossil Data

More flatfish transitional fossils found

Posted 27 May 2012 / 0

LiveScience “Missing Link For Wonky-Eyed Fish Discovered“

A Minor Post, Fossil Data