Virus Motors Show Mechanical Design
May 30, 2014
A virus efficiently packs its DNA into its capsule with a powerful molecular motor working against repulsive forces.
Psychology Struggling to Regain Scientific Image
May 22, 2014
In the wake of scandals and replication failures, psychiatry and social psychology are enduring scrutiny some practitioners call an "inquisition" or "bullying".
May 21, 2014
Biologists continue to find unexpected wonders in living things.
Evolution Is Rapid Except When It Is Static
May 18, 2014
A new living fossil and others that must have changed rapidly or not at all are described in recent news.
Misleading Data: Scientists Fooled by Their Own Assumptions
April 29, 2014
Whatever the datum you think speaks verbatim, it ain't necessarily so.
Your Cells Work for You
April 11, 2014
At a cellular level, the human body has a dizzying array of workers. Here are a few recent examples discovered.
Human Evolution Proved: April Fool!
April 1, 2014
Anyone who thinks the evidence for gradual human evolution is unmistakeable should look at recent literature by secular experts.
Bizarre Animal Discoveries
March 26, 2014
Strange things have been coming to light about animals we knew and animals we didn't; bizarre animals, and normal animals with bizarre traits.
Cosmos 2.0 Repeats the Flaws of Cosmos 1.0
March 17, 2014
Neil de Grasse Tyson is showing himself to be a good disciple of Carl Sagan, never questioning his master.
How Useful Is Evolutionary Theory?
March 12, 2014
In science, it's not enough to have a paradigm that merely keeps scientists busy, if they are rarely right.
Children Are Little Geniuses
March 9, 2014
There's a lot of talent in the heads of those little toddlers.
Giant Virus Rises from the Past
March 5, 2014
The media are shocked that a virus resurrected from 32,000-year-old permafrost can still actively invade amoebas.
Antibiotic Resistance Genes Found in Medieval Human Dung
February 27, 2014
Centuries before antibiotics were put into use for human health, genes for antibiotic resistance already existed in viruses found in human coprolites, new research shows.
Fittest Can't Survive If They Never Arrive
February 7, 2014
A study on mutational possibilities suggests that benefits to fitness are too rare to account for evolution.
Fishy Tales About Tetrapod Origins
February 1, 2014
It's a stretch for mutation and selection to make a fish crawl out onto land with four digitized limbs, to say nothing of lungs and a new body plan.