Science education under attack: Arizona Department of Education officials are trying to remove the word “evolution” from the state’s science standards.
Lawrence Krauss is a famous atheist and liberal crusader — and, in certain whisper networks, a well-known problem. With women coming forward alleging sexual harassment, will his “skeptic” fanbase believe the evidence?
An awe-inspiring tradition with ancient origins and dazzling, interconnected forces: home science experiments.
Do people like Richard Dawkins and Francis Collins impact public opinion on how science and religion relate? Tania Lombrozo considers a study on the influence of big-name scientists on the debate.
Students in religious countries are likely to perform worse in science and maths than their more agnostic or atheist counterparts, new research has found.
News The CERN scientists have admitted a mistake stands in stark contrast to the basic dishonesty of religious apologetics.
Ongoing stem cell research at the University at Buffalo recently resulted in a breakthrough, which could potentially lead to new clinical drugs that reverse cells’ aging process. In a series of experiments with embryonic stem cell genes, scientists discovered that a particular gene, the Nanog gene, could actually restore the regenerative properties of old cells. […]
Seduced by science and rationalism, yet tied to their families and communities, Hasidic atheists opt for a double life
Atul Gawande on what it means to be a scientist in a time of increasing mistrust toward the scientific community.
SCIENCE AND RELIGION have had a long, rich history of conflict, most famously with the case of Galileo, who was found guilty of heresy for discovering one of the basic truths of our solar system.