Archive Classic: “Enlightenment” History of Science Being Rewritten
December 10, 2022
It’s a common myth that enlightenment atheists gave birth to the scientific era. Historians of science know better.
Why Sex Is Binary
December 8, 2022
The new Woke claim that “Human Sex is Not Binary” ignores a massive amount of scientific literature
Lost and Found: Extinct Species Turn Up
November 21, 2022
Don't count out extinct species. In rare cases, they might be playing hide and seek.
Illustra Shares Peace and Hope
November 20, 2022
Illustra media's newest short film invites one to dwell on good things for a few minutes.
Animal Magic: Awesome Adaptations by Design
November 4, 2022
From elephant fingers to ants' feet, nature is filled with wonders of engineering.
Rogue Scientists Play Russian Roulette with Humanity
November 1, 2022
"What were they thinking?" says a leading biologist about another gain-of-function experiment on coronaviruses.
Bird Flight Is Easy to Lose But Hard to Gain
October 25, 2022
Is it easier for a plane to lose its wings and roll on its wheels like a car, or for a car to sprout wings and fly like an airplane?
Peer Review Flaws Revealed by Massive Number of Retractions
October 19, 2022
Does peer review help ensure validity? A major scientific publisher is retracting over 500 peer-reviewed papers—and that's just for starters.
Information Sharing Is Not Evolution
October 14, 2022
Scientists are finding that organisms can use libraries of functional information obtained from one another.
Epigenetics: Adaptation Without Darwinism
October 10, 2022
Regulating existing genetic information is a way life gains heritable change without blind natural selection.
NASA Goes Loony: Moon Formed in Mere Hours?
October 4, 2022
Is it clickbait? NASA is claiming the moon formed within hours after a collision.
Getting to the Roots Problem
October 3, 2022
Understanding plant roots requires figuring out how they solve problems of physics.
Tune In to Channel Kir2.1
September 28, 2022
A molecular machine with exquisite sensitivity has been shown in atomic detail for the first time.
Archer Fish Stars in New Movie
September 19, 2022
Illustra Media has just released a short documentary about an underwater sharpshooter: the Archer Fish!
Secular Awe Falls Short
September 18, 2022
Secular scientists and astronomers are only human; they feel awe, too. But why, and for what end?