The Spin on Planets
February 18, 2014
As the orbs whirl around Sol, human understanding of our space neighborhood rises and falls.
The Human Being Is a Valuable Design
February 17, 2014
There's more amazing technology going on inside you than meets the eye. Should not human life be honored and protected?
Darwin Day Came and Went
February 12, 2014
Except among certain special-interest groups, Darwin Day seems to have been a non-event, but one Darwinist won an award for Censor of the Year.
Downfall of Homo antecessor, Ancestor in Name Only
February 10, 2014
Details make the story of Homo antecessor an improbable tale of human evolution.
Fact Checkers, Spin Doctors Go to Work After Creation Debate
February 5, 2014
Neither side feels their champion scored a clear victory in the creation debate. Now it's time to evaluate who had the better facts and logic under fire.
Bill Nye Scores on Debate Presentation if Not Logic
February 4, 2014
In the widely-publicized debate with Ken Ham, Bill Nye could not account for the laws of logic, but it won't matter to many listeners wooed by his charm.
Early Man Findings Contradict Evolution
February 3, 2014
Not only has man always been man, he could not have lived as many years ago as claimed.
Darwin or Pasteur: Who Deserves a Day?
February 2, 2014
A Victorian evolutionist and a Victorian creationist get good press, as long as it's religion-free. Which one actually did more for science?
Fishy Tales About Tetrapod Origins
February 1, 2014
It's a stretch for mutation and selection to make a fish crawl out onto land with four digitized limbs, to say nothing of lungs and a new body plan.
Scientists Get Religion Wrong While Eyeing Takeover
January 31, 2014
To usurp religion, a scientist would need to know both his target and his resources.
Grand Canyon Age Changes Again
January 27, 2014
Is the Grand Canyon old or young? Both, geologists are now saying. The latest theory, though, is unlikely to end the 140-year debate.
Sexual Selection Is a Zombie Idea
January 24, 2014
An evolutionary ecologist sets up the Darwinian story of male-female facial differences only to debunk them.
People Can Be Devious Lab Rats (and Researchers)
January 22, 2014
Human lab rats can fool human researchers, who in turn can fool the human public. Honesty must be the only policy in science.
Miller-Urey Spark Discharge Experiment Resurrected
January 21, 2014
Technicians provide detailed instructions how to spark gases to make amino acids without causing explosions in the lab.
Astrobiolo-SETI: Science or Fantasy?
January 20, 2014
Fantastical scenarios with no evidence – sometimes contrary to evidence – continue to get good publicity in science venues.