Solar System Reversals
February 9, 2015
The planets keep going around, but theories about them often stop and go backward or sideways. When nothing else works, send in the impactors!
Can Altruism Evolve?
February 8, 2015
Many animals cooperate; that's an evolutionary puzzle itself. But how can evolution explain human charity to distant strangers?
Fun With Biomimetics
February 7, 2015
Here are new things we're learning from plants and animals, where nature is the engineering professor.
Mammals vs. Evolution
February 6, 2015
Whether living or fossilized, mammals do not tell an evolutionary story.
Evolutionary Anthropology as Religion
February 5, 2015
There's something magical about believing in evolutionary anthropology: a sense of numinous awe at how much they don't know but believe might be possible.
Two Billion Years and No Evolution
February 4, 2015
It would seem Darwinism has been falsified by evidence for organisms that never evolved for "two billion years" but some call this a vindication for Darwin.
Language Came Before Neurons
February 3, 2015
Experiments hint at the precedence of mind before brain when it comes to language.... and love.
Big Science Faces Credibility Gap
February 2, 2015
Many people skeptical of scientific consensus are not uninformed or scientifically illiterate, study shows.
Chance as Evolution's God
February 1, 2015
Astrobiologists and their reporters completely ignore probability in their belief that life began by chance.
These "Evolutionary" Fossils Don't Help Evolutionary Theory
January 31, 2015
Anti-evolutionary implications can stare paleontologists in the face, yet they still invoke evolutionary theory.
More Human-Evolution Contortions
January 30, 2015
Contrary data can be made to fit a theory if you know some good wrestling moves.
Smart Mammal Tricks
January 29, 2015
Take any animal group. The closer you look, the more interesting things get. Check out four mammals.
Heart Mountain Slide Levitated on Gas
January 28, 2015
The world's largest landslide moved a mountain range 31 miles on a cushion of carbon dioxide, geologists say.
Bill Nye Admits to Propagating Evolution Via Emotional Stories
January 27, 2015
National Geographic gives Bill Nye the Science Guy an open mike to make unchallenged generalities, with feeling.
First Rosetta Science Results Are Surprising
January 26, 2015
The first suite of science papers from the Rosetta mission has been published, giving new insights about comets.