Science Archive

3 for Thursday: Three Takeaways from the Biologos Survey on Religion and Evolution

A new study of science and religion in America from Biologos challenges the traditional picture of Americans as convinced Young Earth Creationists.

3 for Thursday: 3 Reasons to Question the Existence of the Soul

From split-brain patients to brain-control interfaces, every new scientific discovery appears to be slowly taking away the role and necessity of the soul and giving it to the brain.

Vulnerable and Dangerous: A Review of On Immunity

On Immunity is as much for people who don’t understand parents who choose not to vaccinate a child as it is for parents who are not vaccinating their kids.

That Ghost Is All in Your Head

Ghosts at the movies will always produce box office millions, but in real life, they are merely the special effects of your brain. Here's why.

Reviews in the Wild: The Meaning of Human Existence

Human existence is a complicated one ranging from serving the poor and downtrodden to beheading enemies. But is there meaning it?

Short Science: Orbital Sciences’ Antares Rocket Explodes Shortly After Liftoff

After a delay, Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket finally launched, only to explode in a matter of seconds after liftoff.

The Message in the Noise: A Review of Unseen Cosmos

When Karl Jansky observed the first radio waves from space, he gave birth to radio astronomy and changed the way we viewed the universe forever.

Short Science: Can We Predict Evolution?

Evolution is largely held to be unpredictable. New and surprising studies raise that question of predictability again and just in time for flu season.
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