So, while journalists like to talk about how many people climate change will supposedly kill this year, the fact remains that the net gains in life expectancy continue to be positive.
Is it time we "affirm the knight"?
Maybe some day, scientists will evolve into philosophers. Only then will they be able to tell what the real difference between animals and humans is
Red Meat is good for you. It made the human race.
Astronomer and chairman of the New York-based American Museum-Hayden Planetarium, Dr. Franklyn Branley, addresses the question.
Technological advance continues and nothing seems to stop it or slow it down. Philosopher Ortega Y Gasset says that this is rooted in the nature of man.
Simply shouting “climate change” doesn’t offer the state’s citizens a thorough explanation, nor does it yield tangible solutions that we can begin to implement now.
The experiments in China with genetically modified babies is just the beginning of what could go wrong.
As the Grinch discovers, a fully human life is possible only for those whose hearts are big and full.
Therapists and journalists are beginning to question the wisdom of putting children on the transgender path.
Physicians have a responsibility to at least talk to their patients about these options before reaching for the prescription pad.
There's a major difference for family members experiencing natural death vs. assisted suicide.
No one likes to go under the knife... and unfortunately, that experience is set to get worse.
Stephen Hawking’s own personal brief history of time is up. But he left as he lived, feisty, modern and… depressing.
Is society so eager to affirm and advance those who struggle with gender dysphoria that it overlooks common sense and solid research?
Nordhaus’ contributions to economic science aren’t confined to the field of climate change. Here are three other contributions that give insight into the work of this celebrated economist.
Should we associate political disagreements with mental illness with such a dark history behind that practice?
The problem that any rational thinker needs to tackle is that the science increasingly shows that atheists are no more rational than theists.
The Washington Post editorial board has accused President Trump of being “complicit” in Hurricane Florence, because “he plays down humans’ role in increasing the risks” of “extreme weather,” and “he continues to dismantle efforts to address those risks.” But facts suggest otherwise.
Successful womb transplants have given birth to the notion that transgender women or even cisgender men could bear children.
Is it time to stop making people feel guilty for not going to the polls?
A new study sheds some light on the issue.
Sometimes, the only way to help someone seems to be a cruel or nasty approach – a strategy that may leave the ‘helper’ feeling guilty and wrong.
Many past claims about climate change have proven false. Is it time we focused our attention on more pressing matters?
History has shown that experts aren’t often much better than the average person when it comes to forecasting the future.
When we elevate our feelings as if they are the truth, we degrade our minds and ourselves.
The fear created by the phrase “3D-printed guns” should not be allowed to override common sense.
Science is like a car: it can get us where we want to go, but it should never decide where we go.