'Science' Archive


March 17th, 2013 / Critical Thought, Science / 4 comments

Today's topic concerns one of the oldest forms of religious apologia: deliberately confusing the relationship between probability and mystery. ...
Brain Damage Increases 'Spirituality'

Brain Damage Increases 'Spirituality'

February 11th, 2010 / Religion, Science / 46 comments

I've maintained that religion and spirituality are inversely correlated with high-functioning intelligence.  (previous article, Religion Rots Your Brain And ...

Astronauts Begin To Drink Recycled Water

May 20th, 2009 / Energy Transition, Newswire, Science / 4 comments

According to NASA, the astronauts on the International Space Station are now beginning to drink water purified from their own urine, sweat, and exhalations. While it's been possible for ...

Classroom Evolution Kids Can Watch

April 8th, 2008 / Newswire, Religion, Science / 1 comment

As all students of Darwin know, evolution occurs when there is variation in a population; where some variants confer a survival or reproductive advantage to the individual, and where the ...

Religious Delusion Hampers Nanotechnology

February 16th, 2008 / Future Tech, Newswire, Religion, Science, Society / 9 comments

Addressing scientists Feb. 15, 2008 at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Dietram Scheufele, a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor of life sciences communication, presented ...
Praying I Can Deal With

Praying I Can Deal With

September 28th, 2007 / Science / 13 comments

Last night I was visited by this magnificent lifeform and I grabbed my camera. Even funnier that I had just watched Pan's Labyrinth which has a central character modeled after ...