When the theory exploded onto the scene in 1927 (first proposed, by the way, by Catholic priest and astronomer Georges Lemaître), it was seen as a blow to atheists and a vindication of Christianity.
Every once in a while, a news story pops up that should break our hearts. That, or make us retch.
Underneath its unoriginal premise, a Netflix show toys with the idea of giving the human race a complete reset.
Even if most of us are still using plastic drinking straws and driving gas-guzzlers, the words of the prophet from Stockholm have not fallen on dry ground.
There is a categorical difference between sending your children to the best school you can afford, for example, and altering their genetic code.
It should not be surprising that if social animals such as humans live alone, this will have a negative impact on their mental health.
There seems to be a wide gap between clinical practice and the research on which it should be based.
Greta and other Western children are given to understand that human beings — they themselves — are the problem.
When someone talks about someone having "rights," what do they mean?
The American Academy of Pediatrics has unfortunately taken a major step that, if not reversed, will undermine that trust.
If Darwinism was true, did it need to be touted as “still true?”
In all likelihood, assisted dying patients will have to take their chances, along with those tormented prisoners on gurneys in American prisons.
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.