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Star Chemistry Constrains Habitable Zone

The chemistry of a parent star can have drastic effects on the habitability of an earth-like planet.

Scientists Need to Get Out More

Strict application of the "scientific method" is blinding some scientists to the real world, two authors claim.

Survey Exposes Liberal Bias Among Psychologists

Everybody except liberals knows they are intolerant of conservatives, but now a new survey won't let them deny they have a real bias problem.

ENCODE Study Forces Evolutionists to Retract "Junk DNA" Myth

At least 80% of the human genome is functional, scientists now say, based on a genetic survey called ENCODE that may force reassessment of what a gene is.

Whole Lotta Evolvin' Goin' On

Your dog learned the most effective way to shake water off: by evolution, maybe. Maybe evolution did other things, too.

More Reasons to Appreciate Your Body

There's more going on under your skin than you possibly realize.

Zoo Celebrates Bio-Inspiration

The San Diego Zoo has a new Centre for Bioinspiration, promoting invention based on life's solutions to practical problems.

Bill Nye Fails Baloney Detector

In a video clip seen by over 3 million, Bill Nye the Science Guy slammed creationism with a series of logical fallacies.

Adaptation by Design, Not Evolution

Evolution does little to explain amazing adaptations in animals and plants, but intelligent design is up to the task.

Ingenious Ants Can't Prevent Stupid Evolution Quotes

After praising the wisdom of the ant, a science writer reveals little of his own.

Epigenetics Leads the Genetics News

More and more studies are revealing systems that regulate DNA. Here are some recent samples.

Human Evolution Puzzles & Problems

Recent stories on human evolution continue to illustrate ongoing problems that overturn long-held beliefs.

Parody: Darwin as a Drug

An article appearing on a science news site portrayed Christian megachurches as a drug. What if the tables were turned?

Mind Your Brain

Recent discoveries about the brain and the mind reveal the wonders inside our skulls and pose deep philosophical questions.

Inventors Covet Nature's Engineering

Scientists and entrepreneurs can't get enough of the design solutions found in the living world.
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