Science News Hype Getting Overdue Scrutiny
December 18, 2014
Finally, a journal is owning up to the propensity for scientists and reporters to exaggerate research.
Did Man Invent God?
December 14, 2014
A new study claims that religions with "moralizing gods" arise primarily in affluent nations.
Bird Evolution Explodes
December 13, 2014
Did birds arrive in a 'big bang' of evolution, or is their explosive appearance yielding a scattered jetsam of Darwinian theories?
Pathogens Don't Exist
December 10, 2014
It takes a partnership to have a disease, say two microbiologists who argue for ditching the word "pathogen."
Obamacare Architect Is a Eugenicist
December 9, 2014
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?
Homo erectus Joins Art Society
December 4, 2014
Etchings on a shell said to be 500,000 years old are shaking up evolutionary paleoanthropologists. Why? Evidence of abstract thinking far too early.
The New Horse Series: Genomes Confuse "Textbook Example of Evolution"
December 3, 2014
Horses, asses and zebras show evidence of gene flow despite extreme chromosome rearrangements.
Let's Get [Thankful for the] Mental
November 26, 2014
Wonders of the human brain and sensory systems continue to pour forth from scientific research, providing more reasons to give thanks.
Time Magazine Distorts Science History
November 23, 2014
Seen that magazine "Great Scientists" at the checkout counter? It's a mixed bag.
November 21, 2014
We need to clear the deck of evolution news. Here's a list of headlines presented "as is" for interested readers to research further.
November 19, 2014
We need to clear the deck of geology news. Here's a garage sale of interesting headlines, provided "as is" for researchers to pursue further.
Plants Are Clever
November 18, 2014
They may be stuck in the ground, but plants know how to get what they need. How do creation and evolution explain this?
Primordial Soup as a Wizard's Potion
November 17, 2014
Certain concepts in materialistic origin of life seem to have more to do with witchcraft than reputable science.
Junk-DNA Defenders Refuse to Look at "Useless" Code
November 15, 2014
Having decided there's nothing there, some defenders of the "junk DNA" concept won't focus on it.
Strange Large Mammals Make News
November 14, 2014
Here are unexpected facts about 4 large mammals.