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Less Darwin, More Pasteur

Pasteur's vision of eradicating rabies remains unfulfilled 129 years after he cured a boy. Isn't that a nobler goal of science than storytelling about evolution?

Of Minds and Men

So many psychological theories have come and gone; does anything remain worth clinging to?

Entrepreneurs Seek to Cure Ageing

Could scientists cure ageing, allowing humans to live Old Testament lifespans? A contest is on to fix the "chronic disease" of growing old.

Is Science Free of Miracles?

"No miracles" is a favorite phrase by an evolutionist who finds that perplexing problems always "yield to evolutionary thinking."

Face Up: Can Evolution Be Thanked?

The uniqueness of human faces has fallen to a Darwinian story, for which we are to say "thanks to evolution."

Findings Spur New Ethical Challenges

Some researchers are pushing harder for human embryonic stem cells over induced pluripotent stem cells. Other news overlapping with ethics is noted in this entry.

Scientific Claims Are Reversible

How much confidence can the public put in scientific claims today, given that some long-lived dogmas have been reversed?

Body Wonders at the Cellular Level

If we kept track of all the nano-scopic processes that keep us alive, we would be giga-astonished.
Children should enjoy the great outdoors

Overcoming Fear of Nature with Joy

We wouldn't have to re-wild kids if we didn't un-wild them in the first place, a cognitive ethologist says about childhood fear of nature.

Scientists as Sex Counselors

To what extent should scientists presume to offer advice about sexual matters?

Pygmies and Sherpas Are People, Not Evolved Genes

Some scientists and reporters are too eager to attach the word "evolution" to human beings who have particular genetic traits.

The Evil that Men Do: How Bad Governments Create Poverty

Ideas have consequences. When societies deny that all men are created equal, the masses suffer, even when surrounded by rich resources.

Why Hebrew Captives Had Healthier Diet Than Their Captors

A new report on dietary "pulse" shows health benefits that certain captives enjoyed 2,600 years ago in what is now Iraq.

Evolution Is Racist, Evolutionist Writes

A well-known science writer is in hot water for linking evolution to alleged differences in racial abilities. But where will his evolutionary critics run?

Entrepreneurs Find Gold in Nature

Inspiration for invention comes from everywhere in nature's engineering. At every level, there are designs worth imitating.
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