science


Why God (very probably) exists

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


One very good reason why Americans distrust scientists

Michael Cook | 22 February 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: eugenics, science, science policy, USA
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


Blind faith in DNA

Heather Zeiger | 23 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: DNA testing, science, science hype, scientism
We should be wary of accepting bold claims by researchers until they have been thoroughly tested


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.


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