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Classical Physics Is Non-Deterministic

It's not just quantum mechanics that's weird. Reality—no matter the scientific foundation—is weird, too.

Epigenome Project Finds Symphony in Cells

If all cells have the same genome, why do they look and act differently? The epigenome conducts each part in the symphony.

"Natural Evil" May Be Broken Good

Things in nature we consider nasty are sometimes good systems that have broken.

Can an Evolved Brain Choose Good and Evil?

If the brain evolved, wouldn't anything the mind does be determined by forces beyond one's control?

Social Darwinism Is Back

If you thought Social Darwinism went out with eugenics, look at what leaders of social policy are saying.

Fun With Biomimetics

Here are new things we're learning from plants and animals, where nature is the engineering professor.

Mammals vs. Evolution

Whether living or fossilized, mammals do not tell an evolutionary story.

Evolutionary Anthropology as Religion

There's something magical about believing in evolutionary anthropology: a sense of numinous awe at how much they don't know but believe might be possible.

Language Came Before Neurons

Experiments hint at the precedence of mind before brain when it comes to language.... and love.

Big Science Faces Credibility Gap

Many people skeptical of scientific consensus are not uninformed or scientifically illiterate, study shows.

These "Evolutionary" Fossils Don't Help Evolutionary Theory

Anti-evolutionary implications can stare paleontologists in the face, yet they still invoke evolutionary theory.

Smart Mammal Tricks

Take any animal group. The closer you look, the more interesting things get. Check out four mammals.

Bill Nye Admits to Propagating Evolution Via Emotional Stories

National Geographic gives Bill Nye the Science Guy an open mike to make unchallenged generalities, with feeling.

How to Respect a Crow

They're black and noisy, but the more you learn about crows, the more you will appreciate them—or at least respect them as you shoo them from your scarecrow.

Double Trouble for Cosmology

Two developments are converging to threaten the standard big bang model of the universe's origin.
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