Scientism Invades Politics, Morality, Religion
November 9, 2014
What some consider science is really scientism, a worldview that thinks everything in human experience is reducible to scientific laws.
Dinosaur Variety was Extreme
November 8, 2014
Here are news stories about dinosaurs, from dwarfs to giants that lived in all kinds of habitats.
Fantastic Fossils Challenge Paradigms
November 7, 2014
A flood of amazing fossils from around the world has hit the news lines recently.
Sex Cells: The Evolution (or Design) of Genitalia
November 6, 2014
There's been a lot of news about sex organs in recent days. Which does a better job of explaining the facts of life: design or evolution?
Birds Evolved Fast Except When They Evolved Slow
November 4, 2014
To make a dinosaur fly, you have to adjust the rate of evolution by orders of magnitude, and commit other scientific fallacies.
Having a Purpose in Life Can Be Healthy
November 3, 2014
Who spends more time in the hospital? People with nothing to live for.
Fish News and Fish Stories: Water You Know?
November 1, 2014
Some marine biology news is amazing; some just plain dumb.
Is Politics an Evolutionary Force?
October 31, 2014
Penn State evolutionists see politics interacting with natural selection to direct human evolution.
Trees Reduce Stress
October 30, 2014
Stressed out by politics or work? Take a walk in the park under the trees. It's a proven remedy.
When Does Paleoanthropology Become Archaeology?
October 27, 2014
Was there ever a time when humans were "pre-human"? Recent finds are overturning assumptions about human ancestors.
Birds to Watch
October 25, 2014
Here are some amazing stories about birds, to inspire wonder and admiration of these varied and beautiful flying creatures.
Plant Intranet Seen in Action
October 24, 2014
How do roots respond to what the top of the plant experiences? With an elaborate communication system resembling email.
Cell Biologists Use Machine Language
October 23, 2014
This is a golden age of discovery about molecular machines, but the metaphor may be moving from machinery to information processing.
The Cures Are Inside You
October 22, 2014
Your body has the means to repair itself, if the right cells get into the right places.
The Machinery Behind the Senses
October 21, 2014
There's a lot of physical work our eyes, ears, and brain cells perform to support our perceptions of the world.