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Welcome to the Anthropocene

Geologists are adding a new era to the geologic column: the Anthropocene, when humans began man-handling the planet.

How the Brain Serves the Mind

More sophisticated than any computer, the brain runs many background tasks to aid and assist our conscious choices.

Darwinism Remains Bankrupt Explaining Human Kindness

They call it prosociality or altruism. They know it exists. They admire it. They just can't evolve it.

Latest Fossils: Dinosaurs, Whales and More

Here's a quick survey of news about fossils, including remains of some monstrous creatures and a tiny one, too.

The Healing Powers of Nature

Independent studies celebrate the ability of nature to improve human health and well-being.

Weekend Biomimetics Parade

Here's a quick list of exciting news about how imitation of nature's designs is leading to wonderful inventions.

Two if By Sea: Earliest Americans Boated Down the Coast

The textbook theory of the first migration to the Americas across a land bridge is "dead in the water."

Materialists Have No Theory of Human Dignity

People logically make the connection between human exceptionalism and dignity, but scientific materialism cannot supply either.

Darwinism as All-Purpose Fiction Plot

No scientific rigor needed. Just say "It evolved."

Non-Darwinian Biological Change

Scientists find many examples of biological change that do not fit the mutation-selection paradigm.

Silly Stories Demean Science

If science had an icon like the Statue of Liberty, she would be hanging her head in disgrace for what passes for science these days.

Let Your Mind Marvel at Its Brain

Amazing processes go on in the physical brain that most of our minds do not even know about.

Bacteria You Can Love

Wrongly feared only as agents of disease, many bacteria are allies in our quest for health.

More Upsets in Human Origins Stories

When it comes to a consensus on how humans evolved, there's no "there" there.

Media Perpetuates Lazy Thinking

Lazy reporters don't do their homework, two critics in different fields complain.
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