Awesome: Darryl Cunningham writes/draws science comics

These are must read/sees. This is the first page of Darryl Cunningham’s comic on evolution. Read the rest here.


Be sure to read the ones on homeopathy and MMR-autism.

Via Clusterflock


Myers: Autism and the search for simple, direct answers

At Pharyngula, biologist PZ Myers has posted about autism. He says:

[Autism Spectrum Disorder] isn’t simple, it’s not one disease, it doesn’t have one cause, and vaccines are definitely not the cause: if there’s one thing the research has done, it’s to thoroughly rule out the idea that giving kids shots at an early age causes autism. What we’re actually discovering more and more is that ASD can be traced to genetic variation.

Go read the entire post here.