Cassini Shoots "Blue Dot" of Earth
July 24, 2013
Another epic photo of Earth from space was taken on July 19 of Earth from Saturn by Cassini, and released on July 22. From Mercury, the MESSENGER spacecraft also portrayed Earth as a small dot.
"Extreme Convergence" Strains Credibility of Darwinism
July 22, 2013
When completely unrelated animals or plants display the same engineering solution, is it reasonable to assume a blind, unguided process of selection achieved improbable outcomes multiple times? Is calling it "convergent evolution" meaningful? Here are three examples.
Ancient Text Found in Jerusalem from David's Time
July 12, 2013
Inscriptions are rare but valuable artifacts in archaeology. Though short and simple, a fragmentary inscription on a jug sets a record as the oldest ever found in Jerusalem, from the era of David and Solomon or before.
New Biomimetics Projects
July 7, 2013
These recently-reported attempts to mimic nature show that the biomimetics revolution continues, with no end in sight.
Farming Came Too Late in the Evolutionary Timetable
July 6, 2013
Even with generous dates of 10,000 years for the origin of farming, what were modern humans doing for tens of thousands of years or more?
More Wonders Going On Inside You
July 2, 2013
Since we all live in a body, we should all feel intrigued with what goes in under our skin. There are more wonders than science can ever fully know.
Mad Scientists Poised on the Slippery Slope
June 30, 2013
Stem cells can do good or harm, depending on their source. When scientists think themselves above ethics, watch out.
Science News Sites Promote Leftist Ideology
June 26, 2013
Celebrating gay marriage is not the only leftist position frequently advocated by secular science news sites. They follow party-line liberal views with few exceptions, and now openly advocate leftist ideas.
Brain Cells Have a Twist-Open Gate
June 25, 2013
The structure of an important potassium-ion gate in the membrane of brain cells has been found to open like a camera iris.
Mind Your Matters, Evolutionist
June 7, 2013
Several recent articles illustrate the mental struggle materialists have with human uniqueness, particularly the mind and consciousness.
Genetic Dating Can Fool Scientists
June 1, 2013
The dates of some human migrations could have been much more recent than genetic data indicates. What of even older dates?
Hear Ye! Directional Sound Enabled by Superfast Neurons
May 30, 2013
How can you tell where sounds come from? The brain is quicker than the speed of sound between your ears.
Depending on Source, Stem Cells Can Kill or Heal
May 29, 2013
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
May 27, 2013
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.
Amazing Body Facts
May 22, 2013
There are more wonders in your body than you can possibly imagine. Here are half a dozen new findings for conversation starters.