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Left-Handed Life: Is the Chirality Problem Near Solution?

Cells use only left-handed amino acids and right-handed sugars. A new hypothesis involving the weak nuclear force tries to address this asymmetry.

Less Darwin, More Pasteur

Pasteur's vision of eradicating rabies remains unfulfilled 129 years after he cured a boy. Isn't that a nobler goal of science than storytelling about evolution?

Of Stars and Significance

The farther out we look, the more questions we have. But does secular astronomy ask the right questions?

Earth as a Habitable Planet

When viewed as a planet among planets, Earth is surprisingly surprising, considering how close it is to scientists' investigating eyes.

Of Planets and People

Here's a quick tour of the planets to see what's newsworthy.

Of Minds and Men

So many psychological theories have come and gone; does anything remain worth clinging to?

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."
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