Giant Rockfall Enlarged Zion Canyon Recently
May 28, 2016
Within Bronze Age dates, a cataclysmic landslide enlarged Zion Canyon, forming a large lake.
More Challenges to Astrobiology
May 26, 2016
There aren't likely as many places to live outside of Earth as earlier hoped.
Life from Sun Flares?
May 23, 2016
A NASA scientist proposes that a period of superflares on the early sun zapped life into existence on the earth.
SETI Communication Only Outward So Far
May 19, 2016
While we wait for responses, all we hear are echoes of our own intelligent signals into space.
News from the Living Waters
May 17, 2016
Animal heroes of the Illustra film "Living Waters" are still making headlines.
May 14, 2016
Science has a historical and cultural character that cannot be extricated from its current consensus.
Earth Twin Still Missing in Exoplanet Trove
May 12, 2016
The Kepler spacecraft has found 2,325 exoplanets so far, but there's still no place like Earth.
Barbiturates in Darwin's Warm Little Pond
May 10, 2016
Are barbituates the missing links to the origin of life?
Design Inspires Scientific Advances
May 9, 2016
When you see cutting-edge science in materials and methods, you are likely to read "Inspired by Nature."
Titan Ethane Still Missing, and Other Planetary Puzzles
May 7, 2016
We update the problem of Titan's missing ethane and other challenges to billions of years.
Just-So Stories for the Birds
May 4, 2016
Any evidence can be forced into an evolutionary story if your imagination is strong enough.
Life as the Communication of Information
April 28, 2016
Could the essence of life be not so much the material substrate, but the transfer of information?
Rearranging Deck Chairs on Sinking Planet Theories
April 27, 2016
Supernovas come in handy as theory rescue devices.
Why Chernobyl Neighbors Are Not Dying
April 21, 2016
Surprising scientists, both people and animals are doing OK around the world's worst nuclear accident site.
New Radiocarbon Measurement Device Promises Faster, Cheaper Date Testing
April 19, 2016
Dating of artifacts and fossils may become much more common thanks to a new instrument.