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Anti-Republican Science

If science is supposed to be apolitical, reporters and journal editors are not remembering their duty to stay neutral.

Parody: Darwin as a Drug

An article appearing on a science news site portrayed Christian megachurches as a drug. What if the tables were turned?

Rocks Don't Lie, But Liars Rock

A geologist, trying to be nice to religious people, not only deals fast and loose with rock, but rolls into circular reasoning.

"Easy Does It" Evolution Credited with Anything and Everything

Reporters show remarkably little discernment about the limitations of natural selection, but scientists don't rebuke them.

Reporter Misuses "Irreducible Complexity"

A secular science reporter blundered twice about irreducible complexity and evolution.

Scientific Ethics Concerns Rising

For an enterprise as secular and materialistic as science, there's a lot of talk about morality these days.

Animals Win the Gold

As the Olympics begin in London, it's fun to consider how animals would compete against humans.

Scientific Institutions Engage in Leftist Advocacy

For an enterprise supposedly as unpolitical and bias-free as science classically is supposed to be, conservatism is surprisingly rare.

The Sociology of Climate Science

What has become known as "climate science" offers an opportunity to investigate the sociology of science and ask how political biases influence individual scientists. Since the lukewarm political response to the Rio conference, news articles indicate that climate science has a climate of its own – one that's heating up over the inability to convince the public.

Can Science Explain Mass Murder?

As the carnage of the latest mass murder is being assessed, TV commentators look predictably to psychologists for answers.

Eats Shoots and Leaves

This is not a crime story, but a story nonetheless.

Who Owns Science? Publication Revolution Underway

A revolution in scientific publishing may fundamentally alter the power structure over science and result in openness for all.

Beethoven Rolls Under Darwin

Beethoven may indeed be rolling in his grave, but not for the reasons some Darwin-loving reporters think.

Scientific Method Evolves

The so-called "scientific method" (if there is such a thing) has undergone dramatic changes throughout history, but there is one constant that can be relied upon: the myth of scientism.

Titan Lake News: Throwing Caution to the Wind

Planetary scientists cautiously suggested the possible presence of an equatorial lake on Saturn's moon Titan. You wouldn't know that from the headlines.
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