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Why is it that scientists need to investigate "the evolutionary origins" of anything humans do?

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.

Complex Brain Wiring Unveiled in New Images

Surely one of the great mysteries of human life is how a single fertilized egg cell grows to an adult, with a brain sporting hundreds of billions of functional connections supporting abstract thought.

This "Evolution" Is Not Darwinian

Some things in nature get attributed to Darwinian evolution, but might be better seen as manifestations of design or other alternative, non-Darwinian mechanisms.

Science Site Promotes Polygamy

On Valentine's Day, a Darwinian science site has actively promoted polyamory, the "swinging" lifestyle.

Monkey Luv: It's All Chemicals

The latest "shed light on evolution" story will ruin your Valentine's Day.

Paleoanthropologist Exposes Shoddiness of "Early Man" Research

Many paleoanthropologists are bent on self-promotion, and the field lacks ability to regulate itself, a veteran researcher complains.

Science Supports Proverb of Jesus

It is more blessed to give than to receive, said Jesus and a team of psychologists.

Rare Anti-Leftist Editorial Posted on Science Site

Finding an article on a secular science site that criticizes the left and defends the right is so rare, it was news.

Can We Just Pretend Morality Is Real?

A survey experiment showed that people who believe morals are like facts are more charitable than those who consider morals mere subjective opinions.

Monkey Pucker Logic

Scientists measured lip-smacking by macaques and concluded that's where human language came from. Is that logical? Only if an arbitrary requirement is imposed on scientific explanations.

A Brain Wouldn't Survive Star Travel

Don't take a star trek unless you want to arrive demented.
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