Most scientific papers contain numerous references. Rather than enhancing scholarship, careless referencing can sometimes advance zombie science.Read Full Article >
Newz Buzz Hot tips & wild ideas in the media
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 >
How did fish grow feet? One would think that feet require adding a lot of new parts: bones, muscles, nerves, blood vessels, and additional supporting tissues. Each of those would require genetic instructions and changes to embryonic development. One evolutionist, however, feelsRead Full Article >
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