Dr. Stanley Rice uploaded the video, "Darwin and his hookah pipe" on December 15, 2012 to The Darwin Channel, because he wanted to describe an experiment that demonstrates a smoke requirement for germination of Phacelia seeds.
Rice is an educator, a professor, and a writer.
Dr. Rice is a Professor of Biological Sciences at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, Oklahoma.
He earned his Ph.D. in Plant Biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Dr. Rice has authored books about plants, evolution, and the environment.
He can also be followed on Twitter at StanEvolve.
Dr. Stanley Rice has spoken in Tulsa, Oklahoma on occasion regarding Biology, and is scheduled to speak again in Tulsa on February 16, 2013.