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Rethinking Fossils

Every time a new fossil turns up, a theory quakes. New evidence can subject a theory to the falsification test.

Dump the Nobel Prize

Editorial: The Nobel Prize was concocted for a different time. Now it has become an impediment to good science.

Antibiotic Resistance Is Ancient

An isolated tribe in a remote place in Amazonia has antibiotic resistance genes in its gut bacteria.

Thank God for Nature

For your health and happiness, get outdoors and be grateful. Science is confirming Psalm 148.

Good Gratitude: To Science or God?

There are health benefits to thanksgiving, but motivation is the key.

Less Darwin, More Pasteur

Pasteur's vision of eradicating rabies remains unfulfilled 129 years after he cured a boy. Isn't that a nobler goal of science than storytelling about evolution?

Secular Psychology as Abuse

At best, psychology doesn't know what it's doing. At worst, it harms people.

More Reasons to Love Plants

For food, for visual pleasure, and for the health of the whole planet, plants are worth loving and learning about.

Bacteria as a Vast Unexplored Medicine Chest

Most of our therapeutic agents have been derived from bacteria. A new survey shows we have barely tapped the surface of potential medicines beneath our feet.