science


Politically correct picture book risks confusing children

Jane Fagan | 22 July 2019 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: history, picture books, science


In a post-truth age, doctors have to work harder to persuade anti-vaxxers

Lee McIntyre | 15 March 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: anti-vaxxers, post-truth, science, vaccination


Why have we become so bamboozled by numbers?

Shabnam Mousavi | 11 February 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, science, welfare


War between science and religion is far from inevitable

David N Livingstone and John Hedley Brooke | 20 Nov 2018 | ABOVE |  
tags: atheism, materialism, science


Which side will atheists choose in the war on science?

Denyse O'Leary | 13 August 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: atheism, progressivism, science


Stephen Hawking: looking back on a colleague’s spectacular success against all odds

Martin Rees | 19 March 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: disability, science, Stephen Hawking, technology


The age of amazement

Margaret Somerville | 07 March 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: hope, science, wonder


Tolkien fan science and the flora of Middle-earth

Harley J. Sims | 26 October 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: fantasy fiction, JRR Tolkien, science


You’ve heard of ‘fake news’. How about ‘fake science’?

Denyse O'Leary | 06 September 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: fake news, science


Why God (very probably) exists

Robert H. Nelson | 9 Jun 2017 | ABOVE |  
tags: darwinism, existence of god, mathematics, science


The usefulness of ‘useless’ knowledge

Donald L. Drakeman | 26 May 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, philanthropy, science


One very good reason why Americans distrust scientists

Michael Cook | 22 February 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: eugenics, science, science policy, United States
Because they have opened a door to legalising eugenics


Is it ethical to grow human organs in animals?

Karl D. Stephan | 14 February 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: chimeras, science, stem cell ethics
'Chimeras' are being billed as the next big thing in stem cell science.


Under the Milky Way: what a new map reveals about our galaxy

Lister Staveley-Smith | 21 October 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: astronomy, science
A hydrogen image that is at least four times better than previous images.


All sides agree: progressive politics is strangling social sciences

Denyse O'Leary | 06 September 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: ethics of science, science, social science
But don’t hold your breath and wait for reforms


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