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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.

What's Up with Alley Oop?

Here are some recent stories about human evolution. Some might deserve to be in the comics.

Nose Has Gain Control

Sound engineers know how to use gain control to avoid “redlining” or saturating the signal while amplifying weak but important signals.  Your nose knows that trick, too. The sense of smell is complex because of the tremendous variety of odorant molecules that must be interpreted.  Molecules that trigger signals in the initial neurons trigger a […]

Eugenics in Space

To "keep evolution on a favorable track," spacefaring humans may want to cull bad genes, a futurist says.

Carol of the Birds

Can birds make you happy?  Some scientists think so, but why? There seems to be a connection between seeing birds in their natural habitat and a person’s sense of well-being, reported Science Daily. Whether that is true may be a function of the setting and species of bird (buzzards, ostriches probably not rating as high […]

Intelligence Is Not a Quotient

Can your intelligence be reduced to a number on a linear scale? That would be highly misleading, a research study concluded.

Eye Retina Is Analog-to-Digital Converter

Before you see, your retina has done multiple digital transformations on the incoming signal.

Secular Scientists Excuse Profanity

If everything evolves, then profanity evolves, and it's no big deal, even if it warms the atmosphere.

Are Scientists Capable of Stupidity?

Scientists are only people, and most people do or say dumb things sometimes. You can decide how to classify these "scientific" ideas.

Humans Got Big Brains By Exercise

Someone didn't think this one through.

Flaky Cosmic Notion Gets Good Press

Does the universe grow like a giant brain? If anyone but a scientist said that, it would be in the cartoons.
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