Scientism, Heal Thyself
September 8, 2016
The scientific establishment that sees itself as the paragon of rationality needs take an honest look at its human frailties.
Spiders Play Silk Harps
September 7, 2016
Spider webs are so finely-tuned, they are like musical instruments that the creatures can strum or listen to.
Why Astronomers Hammer Planets
September 6, 2016
Secular planetary scientists have a skeleton key that unlocks any planetary mystery: the BFH.
Welcome to the Anthropocene
September 5, 2016
Geologists are adding a new era to the geologic column: the Anthropocene, when humans began man-handling the planet.
SETI Mania Strikes Again
September 4, 2016
Another unexplained anomaly has SETI enthusiasts scrambling for their telescopes.
Wedding Gown Turns Into Pillar of Salt
September 3, 2016
An art project demonstrated the crystal potential of Dead Sea waters.
Birds and Pterosaurs Flew Together
September 2, 2016
Does it make evolutionary sense to find birds flying with pterosaurs?
Human Evolutionists Fall Out of Their Science Tree
September 1, 2016
Tell a tale, get media attention: did Lucy fall out of a tree, or did paleoanthropologists fall off an empirical limb?
How the Brain Serves the Mind
August 31, 2016
More sophisticated than any computer, the brain runs many background tasks to aid and assist our conscious choices.
Dark Matter: Now You See It, Now You Don't
August 30, 2016
All detectors fail to find dark matter. So how can a whole galaxy be made of it?
Darwinism Evolves to Elude Falsification
August 29, 2016
The flexibility of Darwinian stories can be seen in two recent escape mechanisms.
Darwinism Remains Bankrupt Explaining Human Kindness
August 28, 2016
They call it prosociality or altruism. They know it exists. They admire it. They just can't evolve it.
Toy Octopus Is Far from the Living Reality
August 27, 2016
The news media are celebrating an autonomous soft robot shaped like an octopus. It has a lot to learn from its living counterpart.
Latest Fossils: Dinosaurs, Whales and More
August 26, 2016
Here's a quick survey of news about fossils, including remains of some monstrous creatures and a tiny one, too.
Hope, Not Evidence, Drives Astrobiology
August 25, 2016
Earth-size exoplanets are not evidence for alien life. They are evidence for orbiting bodies.