Terry Fowler

Monthly Archives: July 2012

Plant Migration

When we first moved into our house in downtown Toronto over 40 years ago, the back yard contained a garage 24 feet square and in the northwest corner a parking space covered with gravel. An elm near the north fence … Continue reading

Collective Stupidity

How did we evolve? More generally, how did evolution happen? The standard explanation was that genes periodically made a mistake in reproducing themselves. Every once in a while there was a “random mutation” and the new version of an organism … Continue reading