Political ideology is seen by many researchers as the main culprit of science skepticism. The research, however, suggests something else.
James Cook University professor Peter Ridd was censured and gagged after publicly expressing concerns about the vetting process of scientific research.
Though Wells and Orwell were debating in the era of Nazism, many of their arguments reverberate today in contemporary debates over science and policy.
Cannabis growers know something that climate scientists apparently don’t know.
Former President Barack Obama, during a visit to India, said "there’s no way" to bridge differences with climate change skeptics.
Are we doomed to mix politics and climate science?
Students often treat philosophy as wholly distinct from and subordinate to science. They shouldn't.
An environmental consultant asks eight important questions, while pointing out some inconvenient facts.
Should one actually put stock in these “indicators of intelligence”?
Exorcism is surging in the U.S., and CNN just profiled one of the world's top exorcists. But is demonic possession even real?
Food science in modern times has been largely defined by hyperbolic conclusions and substantiations that go well beyond scientific facts.
The internet says if you drink black coffee you're more likely to be a psychopath. So it must be true, right?
We the Internet TV just rolled out a new video on ‘the Science Guy’.
Marching is an expression of subjective emotions. Science is an attempt to put subjectivity aside to discover how nature works.
Neil deGrasse Tyson released a new video on what he sees as a growing anti-intellectualism in the U.S..
If scientists really want to know who’s to blame for bad science, they need to look at themselves.
“I have a foreboding of an America in my children’s or grandchildren’s time – when the United States is a service and information economy…
The problem with scientism is that it tends to be prejudiced and therefore not very scientific.
Responsible scientists shouldn't be so dogmatic.
Thomas Merton's writings touched many a life in the 20th century, including the Dalai Lama's.