Jen Robinson



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Life in the Cretaceous Period

As a kid, visiting the Manitoba Museum (then known as the Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature) was always an adventure. There was the Polar…


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IQ isn’t everything

What do holocaust-denier James von Brunn, pornstar Asia Carrera and wrestler Scott Levy (“The Raven”) have in common — other than a tendency toward socially…


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Common misconceptions about evolution

DISCLAIMER: This article was inspired by reading way too much Stephen Jay Gould, and its arguments are currently still being debated within the scientific community….




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Wilson’s Words

Scientists love to introduce new terms. Often in the world of science, the occasion to christen something means that a new and exciting phenomenon or…


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Nine, 10 never sleep again

“In the middle of the night I woke up and tried to get out of bed. I was shocked, even terrified when I found that…


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The science of hatred

In the 1962 movie What Ever Happened to Baby Jane, Joan Crawford and Bette Davis play siblings whose rivalry and hatred for each other almost…