Sexual Orientation is Not "Born That Way"
January 10, 2016
Psychologist says there is little scientific evidence that sexual-orientation is biological, but two powerful men forced the sexual revolution on the country.
Separating Old Bones from Living Storytellers
January 5, 2016
What happens when discrete bones are forced into a continuous narrative where they don't fit? Answer: storytelling.
Antique Homo Claims Threatened by New Bones
December 18, 2015
The number of potential overhauls in thinking from this thigh bone in China is staggering.
Early Builders Were Intelligent Designers
December 17, 2015
What do Stonehenge and Chaco Canyon have in common? On opposite sides of the globe, they illustrate human nature.
The Farce Awakens: More Just-So Stories for the Darwin Crowd
December 16, 2015
More examples of the art of Just-So Storytelling from evolutionary biologists and psychologists. Pick your winner!
December 14, 2015
Here's what's hot in the trendy science of making things the way nature does it.
Face Up: We Are Less than Neanderthals
December 11, 2015
The facial differences between us and Neanderthals amount to a slight matter of bone resorption during development.
The Science Axis of Evil
December 8, 2015
By assuming misbehavior evolves, some scientists become agents of evil, and Big Science institutions become their enablers.
Design in Tiny Fruit Flies
December 7, 2015
Among the smallest of flyers, these amazing insects pack incredible technology into a tiny package.
Genetic Tinkering Puts Brave New World at Our Doorstep
December 6, 2015
New tools in the lab put human nature at risk. Can we trust fallible scientists to be ethical?
Appendix 2: Vestigial Organs Reconsidered
December 5, 2015
Outcast becomes hero: appendix promoted to "pivotal". The vestigial organ myth lives on in other contexts, though.
This Is Not Evolution
December 1, 2015
Evidence often comes with a Darwin label, but let the buyer beware.
How Animals Keep Warm in Freezing Wetness
November 25, 2015
We shiver to think of going without heavy coats in snow, but snowshoe hares, gophers and birds look perfectly comfortable. What's their secret?
Reason Honestly with Purpose
November 22, 2015
Science and society cannot exist without moral values. Use them; you were born with the capacity to apprehend them.
Finding Value in Waste
November 17, 2015
There's something beautiful about transforming disgusting castoffs into products that are useful, valuable, and healthful.