Should Terrorism Victims Be Put at More Risk?
June 18, 2016
They're already fighting for life. Why give them a deadly disease?
How Long Can Comets Bust Up and Re-form?
June 17, 2016
If comets repeatedly break up and re-coagulate, how long could that recur?
Paleoproteomics Misses the Implications
June 16, 2016
The ability to examine original proteins in off-the-shelf fossils should tell you something about evolutionary timescales.
Big Science Lies About Chirality in Space
June 15, 2016
What was discovered has nothing to do with life, nor does it contribute in any way to solving one of the "greatest mysteries of chemistry."
Flowers Create 'Electric Landing Lights' for Bees
June 14, 2016
How do bees know which flowers to visit, and where on the flowers to land?
Naive Evolution Stories Undermine Scientific Rigor
June 13, 2016
"Epistemic modesty" was a virtue until Darwin came along and launched a storytelling empire.
More Hobbit Bones Found
June 11, 2016
Indonesian fossils extend evolutionary timeline but create new problems.
Why Was Farming Delayed?
June 10, 2016
If intelligent humans were around for hundreds of thousands of years, why didn't any of them think about farming sooner?
Masters of Physics in Nature
June 8, 2016
Plants and animals sometimes keep PhD physicists wondering how they do what they do.
Cosmology in Perpetual Crisis
June 7, 2016
Secular cosmologists are no closer to the truth than they were 20 years ago.
Want a Wood-Plastic Bowl for Your Wood Stew?
June 6, 2016
Scientists are realizing that components of wood have many practical and healthful uses.
Imploding Ideas Unnoticed by Their Advocates
June 5, 2016
Fewer people would say foolish things if they noticed how ideas can refute themselves.
Pluto Has Active Geology
June 4, 2016
Convection apparently forms the polygonal cells in Sputnik Planum, a large active region on Pluto's surface.
Your Supernatural Teeth
June 3, 2016
Aspects of human teeth appear over-designed for their function.
Peas and Prosperity
June 1, 2016
A healthy plant community relies on natural mechanisms that agricultural scientists can tap into.