Science News Hype Getting Overdue Scrutiny
December 18, 2014
Finally, a journal is owning up to the propensity for scientists and reporters to exaggerate research.
The Silent Underground Network
December 15, 2014
Under your feet in the woods is a vast communication network where information technology keeps the ecosystem functioning.
Did Man Invent God?
December 14, 2014
A new study claims that religions with "moralizing gods" arise primarily in affluent nations.
Big Science Pushes Gay Marriage
December 12, 2014
Is it the business of science to convert people to support "gay marriage"? Look what the AAAS just published.
Obamacare Architect Is a Eugenicist
December 9, 2014
Jonathan Gruber has published papers justifying abortion for improving the lives of the living. Did he suggest that for the elderly in the Affordable Care Act?
The Democratic Party Does Not Own Science
December 7, 2014
A journal commentator comes to the rescue of conservatives, who get an undeserved bad rap about science.
Earthbound Martians Go Nuts
December 2, 2014
How 90,000 Earthlings sent greetings to imaginary friends on Mars, and other Martian nuttiness.
Schizophrenia: Diagnosis or Delusion?
November 30, 2014
Much as psychiatrists would like to help the afflicted, it doesn't help to affix an empty label to an imprecise condition.
Good Gratitude: To Science or God?
November 27, 2014
There are health benefits to thanksgiving, but motivation is the key.
Adult Stem Cells Beat Clones
November 24, 2014
In a contest to see which are better, induced pluripotent stem cells proved just as good as clones. More stem cell news follows.
Science Replication: An Ideal in Crisis
November 16, 2014
Journal editors are uniting to confront a crisis of confidence: lack of reproducibility of science results.
Scientism Invades Politics, Morality, Religion
November 9, 2014
What some consider science is really scientism, a worldview that thinks everything in human experience is reducible to scientific laws.
Nature Reports Armitage Discrimination Case
November 5, 2014
The leading scientific journal has reported Mark Armitage's lawsuit against California State University for firing him as a creationist.
Is Politics an Evolutionary Force?
October 31, 2014
Penn State evolutionists see politics interacting with natural selection to direct human evolution.
Why Should Government Fund Bad Science?
October 29, 2014
Scientists are the least credible people to decide how money should be spent.