WARREN ELLIS is a graphic novelist and author of the NYT best-selling novel GUN MACHINE. His graphic novel GLOBAL FREQUENCY is being developed for television by Jerry Bruckheimer and FOX. He is the writer of the graphic novel RED, adapted into the film starring Bruce Willis and Helen Mirren. His next book is NORMAL from FSG.
Links for 2009-10-21
Bees on cocaine: The facts "The men, for reasons that seemed good to them at the time, got some bees hooked on cocaine and then turned them out to find some sugar. According to the boffins, cocaine turns good bees – productive members of the hive – into untrustworthy scumbags…" (tags:scidrugswtfignobel )
Gallery – Where will NASA send its astronauts next? – Image 1 – New Scientist "The panel has created a menu of five plans for the space agency. It has given each 12 scores in various categories (PDF), including science benefits, safety, benefit to the US workforce and schedule. The committee says it will not assign single overall scores to the options in its final report, so New Scientist has ranked the five plans…" (tags:spacepol )
Humans Are Still Evolving, Study "Researchers in the US studying two generations of contemporary women found evidence of natural selection among humans that showed we are still evolving despite advances in medical care and standards of living" (tags:med )