What the Piltdown Man hoax from 1912 can teach science today.
The surprising benefits of sadness.
The question of whether a God exists is heating up in the 21st century.
Science isn’t inherently associated with liberal or conservative viewpoints, but tribal politics does influence how people think about science.
In some universities, academics are waging a flat-out war on reality.
A new paper seems to ignore recent climate models in order to proclaim that global warming is on the rise.
New scientific findings show that men and women have huge genetic differences previously unknown.
The rise of obesity in the U.S. tracks closely with the expansion of America's primary food assistance program.
Did the celebrity science spokesman cover up his past views on gender?
IQ isn't the only way to measure smarts.
Each year, Earth Day is accompanied by predictions of doom.
Let’s take a look at past predictions to determine just how much confidence we can have in today’s environmentalists’ predictions.
This is a popular historical canard that has everything going for it except objectivity, rationality, and impartiality.
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.
Francis Collins, a world-leading geneticist, says there need be no conflict between religion and science.
As such a study makes perfectly clear, we’re all biased. The question is, what are we going to do with that knowledge?
An abundance of research shows both technology addiction and loneliness are on the rise. Is there a connection?
Nancy Edison rejected schooling in favor of learning for Thomas Edison.
The National Minimum Drinking Age Act (NMDA) is something Donald Trump should move to repeal. Let states decide.
Are they really likely to eat your flesh?
Temps are rising, but data contradicts a direct cause and effect between CO2 levels and temperature increases.
Harvard political scientist Robert Putnam warned that people divorced from community "are first and foremost among the supporters of extremism.”
University of Ottawa professor Jennifer A. Chandler pointed out that combining organ donation with euthanasia could be ethically problematic.
It is bad enough to torture the data, but it is indefensible to torture patients based on manipulated results.
How are we to know who is and who isn’t an alien? And, most creepy of all, how do we know if we might be aliens ourselves?
Isaac Asimov’s laws are still mentioned as a template for guiding our development of robots.
Sociologists, economists, geographers and historians describe the divide from different angles.