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Science News Reporters Act Like Echo Bots

Where are the bold reporters who investigate quack claims? They're gone. They all quack together like rubber ducks.

Kabwe Skull Casts Doubt on Human Evolution

Another skull tosses evolutionary paleoanthropology into confusion with a radically-revised date. This is par for the course.

Scientific Papers Can No Longer Be Trusted

How do you know a paper is not a hoax? or fake science? It's getting increasingly difficult to tell, and Big Science is worried.

Archaeopteryx: The Rock Star of Dino-Birds?

Dr Jerry Bergman examines evidence that Archaeopteryx was transitional between reptiles and birds.

Weekend Digest, 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.

Think Critically About Everything But Evolution

Researchers found that courses in critical thinking help humanities students overcome pseudoscience. One important pseudoscience, though, is not in their list.

Piltdown Forger Fingered

One man committed the greatest hoax in the history of anthropology, but others are not so easily exonerated for believing it.
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