It’s official: sexism, racism, poverty and homophobia spread AIDS. Not just sex.

Matthew Hanley | 01 August 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: AIDS, AIDS in Africa, homophobia, scientism
The recent UN AIDS conference proposed some startling solutions.

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

Stem cell debacle déjà vu

Michael Cook | 08 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Japan, research ethics, scientism, stem cells
A young Japanese scientist is at the centre of a storm about unethical research. Why?

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.

Scientism: legitimate label or boo-word?

Marie I. George | 30 August 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: science, scientism, Steven Pinker
A liberal education would enable scientists - among others ‑ to know when they were overreaching their competence.

Not with a bang, but a whimper

Michael Cook | 31 May 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: scientism, stem cells
After more than a decade of research on embryonic stem cells, scientists are quietly moving on to greener pastures.

Exposing scientism

John G. West | 29 January 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: C.S. Lewis, science, scientism
C.S. Lewis foresaw that science would be manipulated at the expense of humanity, says the editor of a new collection of essays about him.

The World Turned Upside Down

Francis Phillips | 27 July 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Enlightenment, Israel, scientism
In an age of reason, we are behaving increasingly irrationally, contends a leading British journalist

Free will and fruit flies

William E. Carroll | 28 April 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: free will, philosophy, scientism
If we are just a sack of chemical reactions and have no free will, shouldn't we change our legal system accordingly?

Should we clone Neanderthals?

Michael Cook | 23 February 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: cloning, scientism
Forget the jokes. A Harvard professor is serious.

What science knows and how it knows it

Richard Umbers | 17 December 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: post-modernism, science, scientism
A defence of rationality and common sense from an Australian mathematician is a must-read as an antidote to post-modernist scepticism.

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