In order to test human responses, some psychologists intentionally lie to volunteers. Is the “science” of manipulation justifiable?Read Full Article >
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Planetary scientists now attribute the bright deposits on Ceres to cryovolcanism (Phys.org).
Scientists are changing their minds (again) about how Earth's water got here (The Conversation).
New cause of Permian extinction: not global warming, but an ice age (Science Daily).
What Trump's new travel ban means for science (Nature). They don't like it. Surprised?
How female tree frogs pick mates at a noisy party (Current Biology).
Secular scientists caught using intelligent design principles (Evolution News).
Creation Scientist of the Month
First to turn a telescope to the heavens; discoverer of sunspots, lunar craters, stars within the Milky Way, the phases of Venus, and the four large satellites of Jupiter (named the Galilean satellites in his honor); staunch proponent of experiment over authority, discoverer of laws of falling bodies (in the process disproving Aristotle’s contention that heavier bodies fall faster), popularizer and publisher, mathematician, his work is of monumental importance in the history of science.Read Full Article >
Liquid water once drenched the surface of Mars at Meridiani Planum and made it a suitable habitat for life, according to Ed Weiler at a NASA briefing today. Four pieces of evidence from the Mars Exploration Rover named Opportunity led principalRead Full Article >
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