Rosetta's Philae: ESA Lands Probe on Comet
November 12, 2014
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
November 9, 2014
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
November 6, 2014
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
November 3, 2014
Who spends more time in the hospital? People with nothing to live for.
Fish News and Fish Stories: Water You Know?
November 1, 2014
Some marine biology news is amazing; some just plain dumb.
Is Politics an Evolutionary Force?
October 31, 2014
Penn State evolutionists see politics interacting with natural selection to direct human evolution.
Trees Reduce Stress
October 30, 2014
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?
October 27, 2014
Was there ever a time when humans were "pre-human"? Recent finds are overturning assumptions about human ancestors.
Scientists Need Philosophers
October 26, 2014
Wise journal editors realize that they can't do science without philosophy.
Birds to Watch
October 25, 2014
Here are some amazing stories about birds, to inspire wonder and admiration of these varied and beautiful flying creatures.
Cell Biologists Use Machine Language
October 23, 2014
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
October 22, 2014
Your body has the means to repair itself, if the right cells get into the right places.
The Machinery Behind the Senses
October 21, 2014
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
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.