Human Brains Have Always Been Unique
June 22, 2017
Whether examined from inside or outside, young or old, historical or modern, eastern or western, the human brain is like no other biological organ.
Weekend Digest, May 6, 2017
May 6, 2017
Here's a collection of quick takes on interesting developments in the science news, from Saturn to a possible cure for malaria; from your liver to Sunday funnies.
Big Science Culture Condones Misconduct
May 2, 2017
Dishonest behavior by scientists is rampant, but nothing seems to change. Can evolutionary theory help?
Atheist Denies Atheism Is a Religion
April 23, 2017
Atheist asks, "Is atheism just another religion?" and waddles into a mess of definitions. There's a better question to ask.
Your Mind Can Space Out, But Your Body Belongs on Earth
April 8, 2017
Through the imagination, we can soar through distant galaxies. Sooner or later, physical reality hits home.
Darwin Follies and Fallacies, Part Two
March 30, 2017
When it comes to evolution, fallacious reasoning spreads far and wide through Big Science and Big Media.
Evolutionists Underestimate the Human Brain
March 26, 2017
To understand human exceptionalism, we will have to first eradicate fake science promulgated by dismissive materialists.
Time to Re-Mind the Brain
March 19, 2017
A radical rethink is needed to understand the brain, a neuroscientist complains. A radical rethink is needed to understand human exceptionalism, too.
Human Body Curiosities
February 20, 2017
Things you didn't know about your ambulatory vessel, and things you may have wondered about.
Can Materialism Provide a Sense of Purpose?
February 19, 2017
Studies show that having a sense of purpose enhances mental and physical health. The problem for materialists is how to conjure it up out of matter in motion.
The Mind Is Free When the Body Is Locked-In
February 5, 2017
Four ALS patients unable to move at all learned to communicate with their thoughts. Despite their condition, they all said they were happy.
One Spirit Can Operate a Split Brain
January 30, 2017
Experiments with split-brain patients in Amsterdam lend support to the idea that one immaterial being operates the physical brain, even when damaged.
Animals Can Be Smarter Than You Think
January 4, 2017
Here are four organisms with surprising mental powers.
Why Monkeys Don't Talk
December 13, 2016
It's not that they don't have the vocal apparatus. They just don't have the mind for it.
Unlocking Mental Control of the Body
November 12, 2016
Neuroscientists are finding ways to give people control they have lost because of bodily limitations.
Dinosaur Pickles Its Brain
October 29, 2016
An unusual rock found on a beach is a dinosaur's fossilized brain, paleontologists say. How did a squishy thing turn to stone?
Mental Miracles You Don't Know About
October 18, 2016
Your brain and eyes do things that scientists didn't discover till recently.
You Are Free to Read This
September 18, 2016
The question of free will tantalizes philosophers, because the mind-brain distinction is complex.
How the Brain Serves the Mind
August 31, 2016
More sophisticated than any computer, the brain runs many background tasks to aid and assist our conscious choices.
Let Your Mind Marvel at Its Brain
August 5, 2016
Amazing processes go on in the physical brain that most of our minds do not even know about.
Adult Stem Cells Continue to Show Promise
July 26, 2016
Ethical stem cells from adult tissues make more news than embryonic stem cells.
Sleep on It: Housekeeping Night Crew Works Swing Shift
July 21, 2016
Why do we sleep? A new theory identifies a vital purpose for those seemingly lost hours.
Pardon, Your Worldview Is Showing
July 12, 2016
The most dangerous ideology is the one that doesn't acknowledge its worldview assumptions.
Brain's Memory More Powerful Than Thought
June 24, 2016
You don't have a limited memory that can be used up. The only limits are on how much you desire to know.
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."
Humans May Have Lost Beneficial Traits
April 6, 2016
Imagine if you could regrow teeth all your life. Have we lost some capabilities during human history?
Humans: More than Dust in the Cosmic Wind
March 12, 2016
Superb design in the human body counters the claim we are mere starstuff.
Real Creatures with Superpowers
March 8, 2016
Check out the capabilities of these amazing little critters.
Biomimetics Inspires Education
March 7, 2016
Students and teachers are catching on to the potential of biological design to inspire good science.
Bird Brain Is a Compliment
March 5, 2016
Birds are as smart as apes, even though long separated in ancestral time according to Darwin.