TIME’s List of the Best Science Reads

Here at darwinbookcats I celebrate some of the best things in life: scienceliterature, and cats.  Now TIME celebrates the best of two of these worlds with its list of the All-TIME 100 Best Nonfiction Books, including the Best Science Books.  The list includes some terrific reads, including The Double Helix by biologist James Watson, and The Selfish Gene by evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins.  Enjoy! Continue reading

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Why A Politician’s Opinion of Evolution Matters

Since darwinbookcats is in part a blog about evolution, I’ve recently posted about the scientific opinions of the GOP presidential candidates.  One reason is because these candidates have decided to make their opinions on evolution known.  But a second reason is because these opinions are important.  In a new blog article for the Washington Post, biologist Richard Dawkins explains why. Continue reading