Heart-warming story about countering sexism in schools (and honouring the awesome Marie Curie). Well done, Jamie Gallagher.
Ferris Jabr on the tricky business of defining life.
"Die, Selfish Gene, Die" – David Dobbs’ beautifully written but controversial take on the selfish gene metaphor. Reactions have been fierce. PZ Myers liked it and expanded on some of the ideas, Jerry Coyne loathed it and deconstructed it in two posts, Larry Moran agreed with Coyne’s criticism but has his own gripes with the metaphor, Dawkins defends himself, and Dobbs defends himself (twice). All of this, I think, is enlightening and ...