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Rosetta's Philae: ESA Lands Probe on Comet

Another space first: the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission landed its Philae probe on a comet this morning, but will it stick?

Scientism Invades Politics, Morality, Religion

What some consider science is really scientism, a worldview that thinks everything in human experience is reducible to scientific laws.

Sex Cells: The Evolution (or Design) of Genitalia

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?

Having a Purpose in Life Can Be Healthy

Who spends more time in the hospital? People with nothing to live for.

Fish News and Fish Stories: Water You Know?

Some marine biology news is amazing; some just plain dumb.

Is Politics an Evolutionary Force?

Penn State evolutionists see politics interacting with natural selection to direct human evolution.

Trees Reduce Stress

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?

Was there ever a time when humans were "pre-human"? Recent finds are overturning assumptions about human ancestors.

Scientists Need Philosophers

Wise journal editors realize that they can't do science without philosophy.

Birds to Watch

Here are some amazing stories about birds, to inspire wonder and admiration of these varied and beautiful flying creatures.

Cell Biologists Use Machine Language

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

Your body has the means to repair itself, if the right cells get into the right places.

The Machinery Behind the Senses

There's a lot of physical work our eyes, ears, and brain cells perform to support our perceptions of the world.

Large Study of Near-Death Experiences Finds Surprises

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?

What has Darwin done for you lately? Some evolutionists promote Darwinism because of its alleged usefulness to humanity.
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