Robert Krulwich of Radiolab fame talks on All Things Considered about how some fruit fly scientists have have stirred controversy by naming newly discovered genes things like "I'm Not Dead Yet."
"Darwin has never had a majority."
At no time has a majority of the American public believed in the theory of evolution. Darwin says we are animals. People don't like that.
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Facing the potential damage to Canada's international reputation after hockey riots in Vancouver, the CBC followed a typical Canadian for a day and produced this owl-on-the-wall documentary to reveal just how mild-mannered they really are.
No they didn't, this is a comedy sketch. But they have been producing a light-hearted look at the Strange Animal that is the human being. The series questions why we swear/laugh/lack willpower and more. All the programmes, and that sketch, are avaialble to listen in full on their website.