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Junk-DNA Defenders Refuse to Look at "Useless" Code

Having decided there's nothing there, some defenders of the "junk DNA" concept won't focus on it.

Strange Large Mammals Make News

Here are unexpected facts about 4 large mammals.

Comet Lander Working, But Not Optimal

Rosetta's Philae lander hopped twice before landing in the shade in a tilted position, but the instruments are working.

Rosetta's Philae: ESA Lands Probe on Comet

Another space first: the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission landed its Philae probe on a comet this morning, but will it stick?

Biological Systems Provide Infinite Design Inspiration

It's not likely engineers and biologists will run out of inspiration from biology anytime soon. The source is infinite.

Astronomers Missed Half the Visible Universe

Dark matter is still a mystery, but meanwhile, half of the real stars in the universe have been hiding in plain sight.

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.

Dinosaur Variety was Extreme

Here are news stories about dinosaurs, from dwarfs to giants that lived in all kinds of habitats.

Fantastic Fossils Challenge Paradigms

A flood of amazing fossils from around the world has hit the news lines recently.

Sex Cells: The Evolution (or Design) of Genitalia

There's been a lot of news about sex organs in recent days. Which does a better job of explaining the facts of life: design or evolution?
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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.

Birds Evolved Fast Except When They Evolved Slow

To make a dinosaur fly, you have to adjust the rate of evolution by orders of magnitude, and commit other scientific fallacies.

Having a Purpose in Life Can Be Healthy

Who spends more time in the hospital? People with nothing to live for.

Viruses May Do the Ocean Good

A new study shows that viruses can help keep down algal blooms.

Fish News and Fish Stories: Water You Know?

Some marine biology news is amazing; some just plain dumb.
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