No Natural Limit to Human Lifespan
November 1, 2018
Short lifespans may involve more about what we do to our bodies than what our bodies do to us.
March 13, 2017
Every time a new fossil turns up, a theory quakes. New evidence can subject a theory to the falsification test.
Dump the Nobel Prize
October 7, 2016
Editorial: The Nobel Prize was concocted for a different time. Now it has become an impediment to good science.
Antibiotic Resistance Is Ancient
April 18, 2015
An isolated tribe in a remote place in Amazonia has antibiotic resistance genes in its gut bacteria.
Thank God for Nature
April 12, 2015
For your health and happiness, get outdoors and be grateful. Science is confirming Psalm 148.
Good Gratitude: To Science or God?
November 27, 2014
There are health benefits to thanksgiving, but motivation is the key.
Less Darwin, More Pasteur
October 1, 2014
Pasteur's vision of eradicating rabies remains unfulfilled 129 years after he cured a boy. Isn't that a nobler goal of science than storytelling about evolution?
Secular Psychology as Abuse
March 20, 2014
At best, psychology doesn't know what it's doing. At worst, it harms people.
More Reasons to Love Plants
September 10, 2013
For food, for visual pleasure, and for the health of the whole planet, plants are worth loving and learning about.
Bacteria as a Vast Unexplored Medicine Chest
May 28, 2012
Most of our therapeutic agents have been derived from bacteria. A new survey shows we have barely tapped the surface of potential medicines beneath our feet.