Saturday very early morning links!

[1] Several people have linked to the wild crow tool use videos obtained by attaching video cams to their tail feathers: /. refers to the New Scientist page, while Jenny refers to the NPR page; the Scientific American report is here; and, the paper itself is published in Science, if you have access to the journal, the supporting online material includes the videos.

[2] The other story that is getting lots of attention is the use of YouTube by UC Berkeley, to post videos of the class lectures.

[3] Grrlscientist on the molecular mechanisms of eusociality; and,

[4] Finally, a lit link: Pico Iyer reviews Orhan Pamuk (via Laila Lalami).


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