Dan Rabosky just sent me this scan of England's ten pound note, expressing the hope that the United States might someday be so bold. Although such an appreciation for science may seem a long way off in a country where 55 million people just voted for a politician who believes humans walked with dinosaurs, there is already talk about undoing some of the anti-scientific legislation enacted over the past eight years. Obamanos!
Dechronization is authored by evolutionary biologists interested in the development and application of methods for estimating phylogeny and making phylogeny-based inferences. The goal of the blog is to provide a forum for discussion of the latest research and methods, while also providing anecdotes, tidbits of natural history, and other related information.