Category Archives: SCIENCE

Another global warming canard exposed


by Rick Moran,  American Thinker

There is no doubt that the West Antarctic Ice Sheet has been melting, although the rate of melting has varied over time. Continue reading

U.S. high court topples controversial mercury pollution regulations


by Marianne Lavelle,  Science Insider

Long-delayed action on the health risks of mercury produced by U.S. coal power plants will have to wait even longer, as the Supreme Court decided today that federal authorities failed to properly weigh the benefits of regulation against the costs. Continue reading

Early modern humans interbred with Neanderthals


by Science Daily

Neanderthals became extinct about 40,000 years ago but contributed on average one to three percent to the genomes of present-day Eurasians. Continue reading

Trans Fats to Be Illegal


by James Hamblin,  The Atlantic

For years, granola bars were like balsa wood. They could be instruments of blunt force trauma. I’m not certain, but I believe several people were killed when they tripped and were impaled by granola bars. Continue reading

America’s Most Advanced Climate Station Data Shows US In A 10-Year Cooling Trend


by Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller

Data from America’s most advanced climate monitoring system shows the U.S. has undergone a cooling trend over the last decade, despite recent claims by government scientists that warming has accelerated worldwide during that time. Continue reading

Genetics Allows the Dead to Speak from the Grave


by Razib Khan,  The Unz Review

If science is hard, history is harder. Harder in that the goal is to understand what happened in ages which are fading away like evanescent ghosts of our imagination. But we must be…… Continue reading

Can a Religious Person be a Good Scientist?


by Razib Khan,  The Unz Review

In the culture of science you occasionally run into the sort of person who believes as an apodictic fact that if one is religious one can not by their fact of belief be a good scientist. Continue reading

Legislative Alert: 21st Century Quackery Act


by Junk Science

“Titles of legislation often deceive,” wrote Twila Brase, President of the Citizens Council for Health Freedom. The US House Energy and Commerce Committee just sent the 21st Century Cures Act to the House for vote. This is a scary piece of legislation. Continue reading

Monsanto’s Worst Fear May Be Coming True


by Jonathon Latham, PhD, Independent Science News

The decision of the Chipotle restaurant chain to make its product lines GMO-free is not most people’s idea of a world-historic event. Continue reading

Hearts on Trial


by Kerry Grens,  TheScientist

For the better part of an hour, the catheterization lab at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills bustles like a restaurant kitchen on a Friday night. Nurses pivot carefully around a table laden with sterile instruments while a trio of physicians fusses over a catheter inserted into the groin of cardiac patient Ken Anderson. Continue reading