Assorted news items

Assorted stuff I wanted to save.

Of Moths and Men: Intrigue, Tragedy & the Peppered Moth. You know the famous example of the light colored moth that turned darker to match the trees covered in soot so that the moth wouldn’t be seen and eaten by birds? Turns out that this example was based on faulty scientific procedures and basically didn’t quite happen that way. An interesting read as this is often held up as an easy to understand example of evolution at work.

Stress Hormone in Skin May Trigger Acne, Oily Skin. I’ve had some weird skin thing to go along with increased stress lately.

Cats adapt their meows to be more meaningful to people.