Large Study of Near-Death Experiences Finds Surprises
October 20, 2014
What does a person sense during the transition from life to death? A large new study collected data, but more study is needed.
How Useful Is Evolutionary Theory?
October 19, 2014
What has Darwin done for you lately? Some evolutionists promote Darwinism because of its alleged usefulness to humanity.
How Explanatory Is Evolutionary Theory?
October 18, 2014
Darwinians make big boasts about their theory as the central organizing principle in biology, but what does it actually explain?
Animals Overcome Limitations of Physics
October 16, 2014
The limits of human engineering have been overcome by animals in surprising ways worth imitating.
Indonesian Cave Paintings Shake Up Art History
October 14, 2014
Asians were not supposed to be so culturally talented 40,000 years ago, but their cave art shows the same finesse seen in contemporary European caves.
Robots Imitate Life
October 11, 2014
The goal of robotics is to imitate what humans and animals make look easy.
Less Darwin, More Pasteur
October 1, 2014
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
September 28, 2014
So many psychological theories have come and gone; does anything remain worth clinging to?
Entrepreneurs Seek to Cure Ageing
September 26, 2014
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?
September 21, 2014
"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?
September 19, 2014
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
September 16, 2014
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
September 11, 2014
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
September 10, 2014
If we kept track of all the nano-scopic processes that keep us alive, we would be giga-astonished.
Overcoming Fear of Nature with Joy
August 28, 2014
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.