Of Moths & Men: Intrigue, Tragedy & the Peppered Moth

by Judith Hooper.

The story of how some of Bernard Kettlewell's famous peppered moth experiments contained certain flaws.

Of Moths & Men

All very interesting stuff, and it did bring out the humanity behind the textbook science, but I couldn't help feeling that some of Kettlewell's failings were over-exaggerated. The phrase hatchet-job occasionally sprang to mind.

Postscript: Kettlewell's original flawed experiments have now been repeated with the flaws removed. His original findings were confirmed.

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Richard Carter

A fat, bearded chap with a Charles Darwin fixation.

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