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Of Molecules and Men

Atoms and molecules are tiny but can have a big influence on the habitability of planets and astrobiologists' theories about them.

Entrepreneurs Seek to Cure Ageing

Could scientists cure ageing, allowing humans to live Old Testament lifespans? A contest is on to fix the "chronic disease" of growing old.

Inflation Claim Crumbles into Dust

The much-hyped proof of cosmic inflation a few months ago has been discredited, revealing more about how science is done in the media age than about reality.

Navajo Sandstone Dates Are Incoherent

Can concretions really be 190 million years younger than the rock in which they are embedded?

How the Scientist Got His Just-So Story

A case of scientific racism? An anthropologist studied living Kalahari Bushmen for clues to the evolution of cognition.

Darwinians Accept Murder as an Evolutionary Strategy

Chimps do what comes naturally: murder each other. Who's to argue if natural selection found it to be an effective strategy?

Is Science Free of Miracles?

"No miracles" is a favorite phrase by an evolutionist who finds that perplexing problems always "yield to evolutionary thinking."

Can Science Define the Common Good?

While attempting to tell us how fairness evolved for selfish reasons, evolutionists want to push for the "common good."

Face Up: Can Evolution Be Thanked?

The uniqueness of human faces has fallen to a Darwinian story, for which we are to say "thanks to evolution."

NAS Social Scientists Campaign for Consensus Indoctrination

Some social scientists in the National Academy of Sciences consider it their duty to persuade the public that science is always right.

Birds Surprise Evolutionists

Whether considering their design or their evolution, scientists keep finding surprises in birds.

Findings Spur New Ethical Challenges

Some researchers are pushing harder for human embryonic stem cells over induced pluripotent stem cells. Other news overlapping with ethics is noted in this entry.

Big Bang's Lithium Problem Gets More Problematic

There's no escape; new measurements show far less lithium than predicted by the big bang, and more fine tuning than would be expected by chance.

How Did the Archer Fish Learn Physics?

A little fish that shoots down bugs out of the air learned some tricks of optics and propulsion that impress scientists.

Giant Reptiles Roamed the Earth, Water, and Sky

Record-setting dinosaurs have been announced this month.
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