The Physics of Long Necks
March 1, 2015
Long-necked sauropods faced a fundamental problem in physics when stooping down to drink.
Freedom: The Best Conservation Strategy
February 28, 2015
Do-gooder environmentalists trying to save the Amazon rainforests make the problem worse.
Backward Wiring of Eye Retina Confirmed as Optimal
February 27, 2015
You can't get any better performance out of an eyeball than the way it's designed, backward wiring and all.
Classical Physics Is Non-Deterministic
February 26, 2015
It's not just quantum mechanics that's weird. Reality—no matter the scientific foundation—is weird, too.
Ghost of Scientific Racism Not Busted
February 25, 2015
A 1920 science project was "preposterous and disgraceful," but have today's scientists learned the lesson?
Stunning Fossils Featured
February 24, 2015
A magazine has displayed some of the most amazing fossils of animals that were suddenly captured in unusual situations.
Adult Brain Can Build New Neurons
February 23, 2015
A dogma-challenging find raises a question: does the environment create the mind?
Darwin-Loving Democrat Takes Helm of AAAS
February 22, 2015
Former Congressman Rush D. Holt gives his inaugural editorial in Science Magazine.
Epigenome Project Finds Symphony in Cells
February 21, 2015
If all cells have the same genome, why do they look and act differently? The epigenome conducts each part in the symphony.
Learn How to Operate Your Body
February 20, 2015
You have built-in machinery and software that's beyond your awareness. Here are ways to enlist your equipment for better health.
Crinoid Pigment: 240 Million Years and No Evolution
February 19, 2015
Pigments from crinoids fossilized in early Mesozoic strata are identical to modern counterparts.
Lost Civilizations: Human History Hidden in Plain Sight
February 18, 2015
New imaging techniques have revealed extensive ancient human settlements in two very different remote environments.
Darwinians Fill Gaps With Magic
February 17, 2015
Like rabbits in a magic show, things just "appear" on the Darwin stage. And like magicians, Darwinians don't reveal how the trick is done.
"Natural Evil" May Be Broken Good
February 16, 2015
Things in nature we consider nasty are sometimes good systems that have broken.
Can an Evolved Brain Choose Good and Evil?
February 15, 2015
If the brain evolved, wouldn't anything the mind does be determined by forces beyond one's control?