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Cosmos TV Relies on Imagination, Not Science

The first episode of the new Cosmos TV series makes it clear that imagination is its main message.

Children Are Little Geniuses

There's a lot of talent in the heads of those little toddlers.

Sun Attacks, but Earth Fights Back

Geophysicists have found that the Earth fights deadly solar radiation with a plasma punch.

Exceptional Beauty and Design in Animals

Here are four animals, some you probably never heard of, that deserve design awards for art and technology.

Antibiotic Resistance Genes Found in Medieval Human Dung

Centuries before antibiotics were put into use for human health, genes for antibiotic resistance already existed in viruses found in human coprolites, new research shows.

Story on Evolution of Birds Glosses Over Details

It takes more to turn a dinosaur into a bird than changing arm and leg ratios and reducing body size.

The Human Being Is a Valuable Design

There's more amazing technology going on inside you than meets the eye. Should not human life be honored and protected?

Biomimetics Quiz

Match the living thing with the technology being developed by imitating its design features.

Darwin Day Came and Went

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.

New Cambrian Fossil Quarry Beats Burgess Shale

A new outcrop of the Burgess Shale formation in Canada appears to be richer and more diverse than the original.

Cretaceous Starling Flew Over Feathered Dinosaurs

A beautifully-preserved fossil from China shows a full-fledged bird doing just fine 60 million years before T. rex walked.

Fittest Can't Survive If They Never Arrive

A study on mutational possibilities suggests that benefits to fitness are too rare to account for evolution.

Fact Checkers, Spin Doctors Go to Work After Creation Debate

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

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.

Darwin or Pasteur: Who Deserves a Day?

A Victorian evolutionist and a Victorian creationist get good press, as long as it's religion-free. Which one actually did more for science?
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