Quick Post – Spore Sounds Cool

Nothing conclusive here. I have not tried it yet. But Spore sure sounds like a cool evolution game to play. See Carl Zimmer’s NY Times article and his blog for more.

Author: Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

One thought on “Quick Post – Spore Sounds Cool”

  1. I’ve been reading all the press and thinking that this game will cement the idea of natural selection firmly in the public consciousness. Ultimately the evolution ‘meme’ will win the battle over trivial competing ideas as it is so compelling to people when you show them.


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