Tag Archives: Charles Darwin

Reviewer declines assignment

Happy to receive, happy to give? Or doesn’t it work that way any more? Why is it so hard to find people willing to referee? I’m serving as editor for a few things right now and am getting very tired … Continue reading

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The trouble with theory

Don’t get me wrong. Without theory, we would not know what to look for, or why. We would not make predictions about patterns in nature. I would not have known to put unique marks on wasps, or to look at … Continue reading

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