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Danish Church Persecutes Darwin Doubters

Even within some churches, Darwin skeptics can face censure and calls for re-education in the religion of evolution.

Determine to Oppose Determinism

Even secularists have trouble with books that promote the idea that we are what our genes make us.

Purpose Does Not Emerge from Neurons

A neuroscientist just doesn't get it.

Darwin’s Tree Is Dead

How many people have heard that Darwin's famous branching-tree diagram of universal common ancestry is obsolete? Many scientists haven't heard yet, either.

Conservatives Feel More Purposeful Lives

Are liberals floundering in uncertainty over the meaning of life? A new study indicates that more conservatives have a sense of purpose than liberals.

NASA Resurrects SETI

SETI has had no success since the 1950s. It lost government funding in 1993. It still has had no success. Why is the government throwing tax dollars at it again?

Big Science Agonizes Over Tarnished Image

Most individual scientists do honorable work, but Big Science cannot sustain its public image of reliability any longer. Things must change.

Physicist Acknowledges Positive Role of Religion in Science

How can science reject religion, when many of the founding fathers of science were men of strong Biblical faith?

Big Science Wobbles on Trust

Fixing the gap between the ideal and the real will require factors outside of science, like honesty.

Op-Ed: May the Farce Not Bewitch You

Don't trust your feelings on this one. For 40 years, the Star Wars industry has been pushing a worldview that just can't hold up to scrutiny. Time to escape to reality.

This Is Your Brain on Intelligent Design

Your brain comes with amazing capabilities. It won't look like a fried egg unless you abuse it.

Atheist Writes Cosmological Bible

From Genesis to Revelation, Lawrence Krauss has reality all figured out. A book reviewer in Nature is not so sure.

What to Watch for in the March for Science

Big Science and Big Media will undoubtedly give positive coverage to the March for Science on Earth Day. But will they provide critical analysis?

Your Brain Comes Equipped with Techno-Apps

If you bought these capabilities in an app store, you would think they are way cool. Surprise: they're already bundled in your brain's operating system.

Is Science Special?

Scientists are gathering this month to march – for what? How different is Big Science from any other special interest group making demands on the government?
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