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Should Terrorism Victims Be Put at More Risk?

They're already fighting for life. Why give them a deadly disease?

How Long Can Comets Bust Up and Re-form?

If comets repeatedly break up and re-coagulate, how long could that recur?

Paleoproteomics Misses the Implications

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

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

How do bees know which flowers to visit, and where on the flowers to land?

Naive Evolution Stories Undermine Scientific Rigor

"Epistemic modesty" was a virtue until Darwin came along and launched a storytelling empire.

More Hobbit Bones Found

Indonesian fossils extend evolutionary timeline but create new problems.

Why Was Farming Delayed?

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

Plants and animals sometimes keep PhD physicists wondering how they do what they do.

Cosmology in Perpetual Crisis

Secular cosmologists are no closer to the truth than they were 20 years ago.

Want a Wood-Plastic Bowl for Your Wood Stew?

Scientists are realizing that components of wood have many practical and healthful uses.

Imploding Ideas Unnoticed by Their Advocates

Fewer people would say foolish things if they noticed how ideas can refute themselves.

Pluto Has Active Geology

Convection apparently forms the polygonal cells in Sputnik Planum, a large active region on Pluto's surface.

Your Supernatural Teeth

Aspects of human teeth appear over-designed for their function.
Blue lupines in southern California

Peas and Prosperity

A healthy plant community relies on natural mechanisms that agricultural scientists can tap into.
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