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Do Nature's Editors Want Another French Revolution?

By glorifying the French Revolution without mentioning its atrocities, Nature's editors give a terrible message about terrorism.

Music Is a Human Thing

Many animals make sounds; birds and whales can sing; but there's nothing to compare with the human brain's capacity for music.

Is Animal Play Just an Evolutionary Survival Mechanism?

Yes, your dog enjoys play, say biologists, and so do birds, dolphins and many other kinds of animals. How did "having fun" evolve?

Harvard Evolutionists Justify Terror as Darwinian Fitness

Their "study" involved native tribespeople, but the amoral implications give aid and comfort to evildoers.

The Christmas Story As Told by a Secular Science Reporter

Here's how the Christmas Story fares under the lens of a secular science reporter who doesn't believe in a miracle-working God who enters into history.

Comparing Astronaut Christmas Greetings from 1968 and 2014

On Apollo 8 Christmas Eve 46 years ago, astronauts read from Genesis. You won't believe what today's astronauts had to say for holiday greetings.

The Silent Underground Network

Under your feet in the woods is a vast communication network where information technology keeps the ecosystem functioning.

Did Man Invent God?

A new study claims that religions with "moralizing gods" arise primarily in affluent nations.

Bird Evolution Explodes

Did birds arrive in a 'big bang' of evolution, or is their explosive appearance yielding a scattered jetsam of Darwinian theories?

Big Science Pushes Gay Marriage

Is it the business of science to convert people to support "gay marriage"? Look what the AAAS just published.

Pathogens Don't Exist

It takes a partnership to have a disease, say two microbiologists who argue for ditching the word "pathogen."

Obamacare Architect Is a Eugenicist

Jonathan Gruber has published papers justifying abortion for improving the lives of the living. Did he suggest that for the elderly in the Affordable Care Act?

Astrobiology Hopes Diminish

Recent findings both near and far create challenges for beliefs that life is common in the universe.

Mosquitoes Developed a Taste for Human Blood Recently

An experiment with disease-carrying mosquitoes in Africa showed a surprising result: they switched to human blood just thousands of years ago.

Schizophrenia: Diagnosis or Delusion?

Much as psychiatrists would like to help the afflicted, it doesn't help to affix an empty label to an imprecise condition.
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