Psychotherapy Has a Shrink
August 27, 2013
For better or worse, the practice of psychotherapy is shrinking, reports say.
Observable Chemistry Does Not Logically Apply to the Origin of Life
August 22, 2013
Origin-of-life researchers assume that intelligently-designed experiments in the lab can inform them about the emergence of life without design – in short, that design proves non-design.
Survival of the Weakest
August 21, 2013
If "sometimes it pays to be a weakling," what does that mean for 154 years of Darwinian teaching about survival of the fittest? What does it mean, further, when sexual selection doesn't work?
Fossilization Requires Special Conditions
August 20, 2013
A science writer wrote a semi-amusing account on how to become a fossil. In so doing, he pointed out that fossilization is a very rare fate for most organisms.
Stem Cell Science Can Proceed Ethically
August 19, 2013
With adult and induced pluripotent stem cells in abundance, it should not be necessary to destroy human embryos to understand stem cell science.
Scientists Are Not Experts on Values
August 18, 2013
The "fact-value split" is a dubious distinction, illustrated by several recent articles. Scientists cannot act as if their findings are values-free.
Scientists Dodge Youthfulness of Saturn Moon Titan
August 17, 2013
Like Enceladus, Saturn's moon Titan shows multiple signs of being far less than 4.5 billion years old – yet the press releases are strangely silent about the implications.
Secrets of Sight
August 16, 2013
The number of processes involved in eyesight continues to grow, adding more focus and clarity to the miracle of vision.
Discovering Mammals, Dead and Alive
August 15, 2013
Two mammal discoveries made the news this week: a cuddly one and a fossil. Do they tell evolutionary tales?
Meet Your New Teacher, Prof. Neanderthal
August 14, 2013
Far from being dumb brutes stuck in caves, Neanderthals may have taught modern people techniques that are still used today.
Invisible Influence of Plants Coming to Light
August 13, 2013
The air is filled with substances we barely notice – molecules produced by plants – but they have profound effects on climate and ecology.
Imagination Cures Falsifications of Darwinism
August 12, 2013
How many show-stoppers does it take to stop a show? With Darwinism, the show goes on despite multiple falsifications. The trick is to imagine solutions that don't require evidence.
More Reasons to Imitate Living Designs
August 11, 2013
The gold rush is on! Designs in the living world are inspiring technologies that are superior to old fashioned human ingenuity, and environmentally friendly, too.
Origin of Life Theory Invokes Resurrection
August 10, 2013
Some scientists from Europe and America believe in the resurrection – of proteins.
Jurassic Mammal: Puzzle or Prize for Darwin?
August 9, 2013
Two recently-reported Jurassic mammal fossils can be seen as puzzles for evolutionary theory, or confirmations of it – depending on the reporter.