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Science News Hype Getting Overdue Scrutiny

Finally, a journal is owning up to the propensity for scientists and reporters to exaggerate research.

The Silent Underground Network

Under your feet in the woods is a vast communication network where information technology keeps the ecosystem functioning.

Did Man Invent God?

A new study claims that religions with "moralizing gods" arise primarily in affluent nations.

Big Science Pushes Gay Marriage

Is it the business of science to convert people to support "gay marriage"? Look what the AAAS just published.

Obamacare Architect Is a Eugenicist

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

A journal commentator comes to the rescue of conservatives, who get an undeserved bad rap about science.

Earthbound Martians Go Nuts

How 90,000 Earthlings sent greetings to imaginary friends on Mars, and other Martian nuttiness.

Schizophrenia: Diagnosis or Delusion?

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?

There are health benefits to thanksgiving, but motivation is the key.

Adult Stem Cells Beat Clones

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

Journal editors are uniting to confront a crisis of confidence: lack of reproducibility of science results.

Scientism Invades Politics, Morality, Religion

What some consider science is really scientism, a worldview that thinks everything in human experience is reducible to scientific laws.
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Nature Reports Armitage Discrimination Case

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?

Penn State evolutionists see politics interacting with natural selection to direct human evolution.

Why Should Government Fund Bad Science?

Scientists are the least credible people to decide how money should be spent.
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