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Should all scientists be militant atheists?

Edward Feser | 08 October 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: cosmology, new atheists, philosophy, science
Another esteemed physicist reveals he doesn't understand philosophy.

A tragedy of our times?

Maya J. Goldenberg | 16 September 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: climate change, public education, science, vaccination
Scientific illiteracy is not the cause of public scepticism.

A martyr for both science and faith

Michael Cook | 10 September 2015 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Catholicism, faith and reason, martyrdom, science, South Africa

What Science Doesn’t Know

S. Adam Seagrave | 04 September 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: climate change, science
Public ignorance or higher priorities?

Obama, Clinton, Planned Parenthood, truth, lies and videos

Sheila Liaugminas | 05 August 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion industry, baby body parts, fetal tissue, human life, Planned Parenthood videos, science, ultrasound, women's health care

Half of biomedical research studies don’t stand up to scrutiny

Ivan Oransky | 05 August 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: media spin, science, scientific method, scientific research
A lot of promising results are not promising at all.

Will there still be science in 2020?

Denyse O'Leary | 6 Jun 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: education, philosophy, science

Unbelievable! Chocolate helps you lose weight!

Will J Grant | 03 June 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: chocolate, junk science, research ethics, science
A case study in junk science.

How much should we invest in creating equal results in boys’ and girls’ education?

Denyse O'Leary | 25 Mar 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: educational success, gender stereotypes, mathematics, science

New biopic debunks myth of Hawking as disembodied mind

Declan Fahy | 04 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: films, science, Stephen Hawking
Even geniuses cannot work alone.

When ‘exciting’ trumps ‘honest’

Robert de Vries | 06 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: science, science journals, scientific method
Traditional academic journals are encouraging bad science by chasing sensational results.

Scientific truth and its real enemies today

Javier Cuadros | 25 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: climate change, funding, science
The scramble for funds and the pursuit of relevance make us all losers.

Rereading mediaeval science

Tom McLeish , Giles Gasper and Hannah Smithson | 28 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: faith and science, history, Middle Ages, science
The world of the 13th century bishop, poet, politician, mathematician and scientist Robert Grosseteste is finally being explored.

Most medical research is flawed, says leading medical editor

Richard Smith | 07 February 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: medical research, science, science journals
Studies are often wrong because scientists are more interested in funding and careers rather than truth.

Does science have answers to absolutely everything?

Denyse O'Leary | 28 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: philosophy, science, scientism, Steven Pinker
Science provides only one approach to the human condition -- and not always the most pertinent one.

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