National Geographic retells the lonely battle of J Harlen Bretz against the scientific establishment, and what made them so pig-headed.
Researchers found that courses in critical thinking help humanities students overcome pseudoscience. One important pseudoscience, though, is not in their list.
Small animals accomplish mighty wonders that require knowledge of advanced mathematics, physics and genetics.
After decades of telling the public comets brought Earth's water, scientists are giving up on the idea. It was volcanoes, now they say.
Biologists build on models from geologists who build on models from planetologists. But what if the bottom model is false?
A radical rethink is needed to understand the brain, a neuroscientist complains. A radical rethink is needed to understand human exceptionalism, too.
Are independent science reporters less credible than the big players? Given Big Media's awful track record, the journal editors welcome alternatives.
Most scientific papers contain numerous references. Rather than enhancing scholarship, careless referencing can sometimes advance zombie science.
In order to test human responses, some psychologists intentionally lie to volunteers. Is the "science" of manipulation justifiable?
Every time a new fossil turns up, a theory quakes. New evidence can subject a theory to the falsification test.
It's hard to say this delicately, but if left-leaning evolutionists really believe these things, they are certifiably wacko.
A physicist's latest attempt to justify scientism reveals a deplorable ignorance of history, logic and philosophy of science.
The focus in biology these days is on design. Here's evidence.
The animal stars of Illustra Media's "Design of Life" documentaries are still in the news: this time, whales, dolphins, fish and sea turtles.
Illustra Media's trilogy of documentaries only began to uncover the wonders of life. Here are updates on the series' featured animals, this one on butterflies. Watch an amazing time-lapse video of butterfly wings developing in the chrysalis made by Nipam Patel of University of California at Berkeley. His lab assistant was able to extract tissue […]
Illustra Media's Design of Life documentaries only began to explore the marvels of life. In this entry, we look at more wonders among birds. Eggs come in a variety of sizes and shapes, as shown in a rapid-fire series in the Illustra film. In an “Egg Mythbuster” piece, Phys.org explains why some eggs are pear-shaped. […]
Are origin-of-life seekers really trying to understand life, or are they seeking fame and prizes?
The media glosses over difficulties in its blind quest to look for the 'emergence' of life on other planets.
The tropical rainforests of Brazil, once thought to be pristine habitats of noble savages, show evidence of mass reworking by humans for millennia.
Another article proves the DAM Law, as evolutionists try to make the best of a bad situation.
The public will lose confidence in science if its institutions continue to side with the political left.
Nothing in Darwin's mechanism guarantees humans will think rationally. Fitness might actually favor stupidity. For proof, look at the reasoning of people who believe in natural selection.
Look at what scientists are learning about some common animals, and others not so common.
Astronomers don't know what they are, or where they come from, but big blasts from space have opened up a new field of research.
How long do astronomers get to search for something that has no direct evidence?
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