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Depending on Source, Stem Cells Can Kill or Heal

Stem cells continue to show promise for dramatic healings, but reporters don't always clarify what lived or died to produce the cells. Adult stem cells inhabit all living humans; embryonic or fetal stem cells require a human death.

Scientists Can Agree on Things that Aren’t So

Whenever you hear "all scientists agree" or "we now know," it's no guarantee a finding won't be disputed years later. In the following examples, CEH focuses not so much on the content of the disputed subjects as the implications for philosophy of science.

Roach Bait Story Highlights Abuse of Word "Evolution"

Evolution is one of the most carelessly-used words in science, as several recent articles show. Not all change is evolution the way Darwin meant it.

Amazing Body Facts

There are more wonders in your body than you can possibly imagine. Here are half a dozen new findings for conversation starters.

From Tiny Bones to Whopper Conclusions

It doesn't take much to stimulate an evolutionist's imagination. A tiny middle ear bone will do.

Human Cloning Is Back

If you thought work on human cloning and embryonic stem cell research went out of style with the discovery of induced pluripotent stem cells, watch out. The pro-cloning people, who never lost their lust for toying with human embryos, are back.

Psychiatry Is Not (Yet) a Science

Complaints about a new diagnostic manual show that psychiatry has a long way to go before being considered a legitimate science. That hope might never be fulfilled.

How to Use Your Brain

The fact that you can ponder how to use your brain implies it is a physical tool your soul uses. New findings support the idea that we can improve our brain function through effort, like we can learn to become better computer users.

Weekend Entertainment: Evolutionary Just-So Stories

When you see a science headline in the form "How the .... got its ...." prepare for a laugh. Now, even some evolutionists are laughing.

Human and Animal Brains: Uniquenesses and Similarities

Several recent science articles explore what we have in common with animals, and what is unique about the human brain.

The Hunt for Selection in the Genes

One might think that 154 years after Darwin's book about it, natural selection would be empirically obvious. The journal Nature went on a search for it in DNA.

Scientific Findings Can Be Counterintuitive

Here are examples of recent claims in science that seem to contradict what some would consider intuitively obvious. They should be kept in mind when evaluating other scientific truisms, like evolution.

Biomimetics Matching Game

Try your hand at matching the organism with the new technology being developed from its design.

Paleofantasy Runs Amok

Early-man researchers continue to weave fantastical tales on flimsy evidence.

More Reasons to Exercise and Plant a Garden

Three new studies show more benefits to exercise and home-grown food.
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