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Darwinians Cannot Agree on What Natural Selection Is
April 2, 2018
Controversies 159 years after Darwin have rendered his 'mechanism' a mystical idea, nebulous and incomprehensible. Has natural selection become the phlogiston of the 21st century?
If Prediction Is a Hallmark of Science, the Resurrection Was Predicted
March 31, 2018
The resurrection of Jesus Christ was predicted centuries before it occurred. It was also corroborated by eyewitness testimony. Can science do better than this?
Neutron Imaging Solves Mystery of Leeuwenhoek’s Microscopes
March 26, 2018
It's been 300 years, and scientists are just now figuring out how Antony van Leeuwenhoek was able to grind microscope lenses of superior quality.
City Trees Give More in Ecosystem Services Than They Cost
March 25, 2018
City planners need to plant more trees in urban areas, but the benefits go beyond beautifying pavement. Urban areas occupy 4% of the land surface of the planet, says Theodore A. Endreny in a Comment article in Nature Communications. That may strike readers as surprising, given most people’s attention to cities for work, travel and […]
Darwinism as an All-Purpose Story Plot
March 23, 2018
Observations are just props. The play is, “The Evolution of Whatever” or “How Whatever Evolved.” Now playing in science media near you. As a play, Darwinism has two subplots: natural selection and sexual selection. With a little creative screenwriting, any observation in nature can be fit into either or both subplots, provided the perhapsimaybecouldness index […]
The Mind-Body Problem Has Not Been Solved by Naturalism
March 17, 2018
Several news stories bring back the issue of mind-body dualism with a vengeance.