Last-minute additions:

Readings from Jamie Shreeve:

Darwin's Legacy

Oliver's Travels


Reading for David Corcoran's talk

Readings for George Johnson's talk:

On Top of Microwave Mountain, Slate, April 21, 2010.

Plugging Into the Sun, National Geographic, September 2009.

Scientist Tries to Connect Migration Dots of Ancient Southwest, New York Times, June 30, 2009.

Vatican's Celestial Eye, Seeking Not Angels but Data, New York Times, June 23, 2009.

These can all be accessed from this web page:

Reading for Daniel Engber's talk:

Me and My Monkey: The confessions of a reluctant vivisector.

Foul Play: How a Slate scientist changed the NBA forever -- or at least a week.

Reading for Sandra Blakeslee's talk:

Sleights of Mind

Readings for Frank Clifford's talk:

Suicide Casts A Shadow on Conservation Battle by Julie Cart and Maria La Ganga/Los Angeles Times August 20, 2005

Environment Becomes Heredity by Valerie Brown/Miller-McCune Online July 14, 2008

A Glitch in the System by Robert Lee Hotz and Frank Clifford/Los Angeles Times August 14, 1996

Santa Fe Institute talks:

Here are the abstracts.