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Where’s the conflict?

Alister McGrath | 08 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: compatibility of science and faith, religion, Richard Dawkins, science
An Oxford professor refutes the "new atheist" claim that religion and science are incompatible.

Skating on thin ice

Walter R. Schumm | 28 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: same-sex marriage, same-sex parenting, science, scientific method
Some of the potential pitfalls of science applied to same-sex parenting.

Earthquake prediction goes commercial — sort of

Karl D. Stephan | 22 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: earthquake, engineering ethics, science
With so many lives at stake, what are the ethics?

Global warming and group think

Peter Stockland | 02 December 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Paris climate summit, religion, science
Forget faith and moralising, watch the one percent.

Not with a bang but a whimper

Michael Cook | 03 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: science, stem cell ethics, stem cell research
What ever happened to the stem cell wars?

Alone on the Red Planet

Laura Cotta Ramosino | 20 October 2015 | POPCORN |  
tags: film reviews, films, Mars, science, space travel

The new scientist: Jack of all trades

Javier Cuadros | 14 October 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: science
Political and business interests are destroying real science.

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.

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