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    May 2011

  • Lorimer’s public lecture on a cold wet Adelaide evening

    BIM · May 12, 2011

    The University of South Australia runs these public lectures called the Knowledge Works series. The community here seems to enjoy these lectures and it is, in my view, a terrific thing for the Uni to be doing. What is more, I love the opportunity to get a look at a big room, chock-a-block full with bonafide, card-carrying, members of the public.

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  • Beware of your imaginary fish

    BIM · May 10, 2011

    I must have been a very good boy last year because Santa brought me some lovely books. One of these was “Naming Nature” by Carol Kaesuk Yoon and it outlines the history of biological classification. A major theme in the book is the conflict between the evolving science of taxonomy (no pun intended) and how its findings conflict with our traditional view of the living world.

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  • Nails in the coffin

    BIM · May 2, 2011

    BIM invited me to add my “two pennyworth” (two cents worth for the rest of you!) following Lorimer’s series of excellent blogs. Despite his protestation there is no going back……., the end of neurocentricity is nigh!

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