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Why Should Government Fund Bad Science?

Scientists are the least credible people to decide how money should be spent.

Birds to Watch

Here are some amazing stories about birds, to inspire wonder and admiration of these varied and beautiful flying creatures.

How Useful Is Evolutionary Theory?

What has Darwin done for you lately? Some evolutionists promote Darwinism because of its alleged usefulness to humanity.

Is Scientism Ready for E.T.?

In speculating about the impact of extraterrestrials on world religions, an author neglected the impact on his own.

NASA Throws Tax Millions to Evidence-Free Astrobiology Projects

Astrobiology has yet to establish that it has a subject to study, but NASA is giving millions of tax dollars to multiple teams, including SETI researchers.

Does Science Need Diversity Training?

One would think science would be concerned with facts, not with what special interest group searches for them.

Less Darwin, More Pasteur

Pasteur's vision of eradicating rabies remains unfulfilled 129 years after he cured a boy. Isn't that a nobler goal of science than storytelling about evolution?

Of Minds and Men

So many psychological theories have come and gone; does anything remain worth clinging to?

Entrepreneurs Seek to Cure Ageing

Could scientists cure ageing, allowing humans to live Old Testament lifespans? A contest is on to fix the "chronic disease" of growing old.

Darwinians Accept Murder as an Evolutionary Strategy

Chimps do what comes naturally: murder each other. Who's to argue if natural selection found it to be an effective strategy?

Can Science Define the Common Good?

While attempting to tell us how fairness evolved for selfish reasons, evolutionists want to push for the "common good."

NAS Social Scientists Campaign for Consensus Indoctrination

Some social scientists in the National Academy of Sciences consider it their duty to persuade the public that science is always right.

Findings Spur New Ethical Challenges

Some researchers are pushing harder for human embryonic stem cells over induced pluripotent stem cells. Other news overlapping with ethics is noted in this entry.

When Spirituality Intersects Science

Who saved the Ebola-stricken doctor, God or science? What is science's take on whether to flee or fight terrorism? Why should a scientist be honest?

Peer Reviewed Science Can Mislead in a Major Way

Sociology is under scrutiny, but the issues apply to all of science.
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