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Political Science Swallows Empiricism

Big Science is recognizing its political bias and lack of integrity. Sometimes they worry about it; sometimes they just rationalize it.

Big Science Needs to Repent

In a stunning rebuke, 22 scientists write in Nature that science needs humility and transparency.

Research on Embryonic Stem Cells Takes Dangerous Turns

They say they seek understanding for our good, but some scientific practices are not ethically justifiable.

Solutions Come from Freedom and Ingenuity, Not Government

Look at these fantastic examples of potential solutions to world problems coming from motivated scientists.

Scientists Are Only Fallible Humans

Recent news articles remind us to qualify our trust in scientists according to the human potential for error and bias.

Psychologist, Fix Your Own Problems

Evolutionary psychologists dare to tell normal people about their problems. They have enough of their own.

Homosexuals Can’t Blame Their Genes

Largest genetic study ever done on the subject shows no conclusive evidence genes influence homosexual behavior.

Psychologist Confirms Depravity of Man

It's in human nature to do wrong. Experiments show that this is the case.

Ethical Stem Cells Becoming Easier to Make and Use

Difficulties obtaining and using adult stem cells and IPSC's are being overcome, and that's good for all of us.

Are Terrorists Radicalized by Their Brains?

When multiple factors are at work, sorting them out is difficult, and inferences about causality can be misleading.

‘Hominids’ Were Gender Binary

Political activists will have more trouble arguing for gender fluidity, now that binary sex roles go way back.

What Is Scientifically Significant?

A common measure in scientific papers is under fire, possibly invalidating thousands of research papers.

Frontal Lobotomies: a Darwinian Mental Health Holocaust

The belief that human brains needed surgery to cut off animal behaviors grew out of Darwinism. It's been called a mental health holocaust.

Scientists Must Avoid the Slippery Slope of Designer Babies

Dr Jerry Bergman, author of books on the Holocaust, is not the only scientist seeing danger by tweaking the human genome.

How to Scientifically Justify Horror

A leading American science journal whimpers over loss of access to body parts of murdered humans.
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