Feb 2019

Disgust may play a role in partisan politics

John Sexton Feb 11, 2019 6:01 PM

“These are robust, reliable findings.”

Bruce Willis, call your agent

Jan 2019

E.T. failed to phone our home

Dec 2018

Who’s ready for steak grown in a test tube?

Jazz Shaw Dec 19, 2018 12:41 PM

Stop the world. I’d like to get off now, please

Nov 2018

Don’t talk to me about facts

Oct 2018

Stephen Hawking issues a warning from the grave

Jazz Shaw Oct 16, 2018 4:31 PM

Days of future past

Sep 2018

As if Hurricane Florence wasn’t enough

“…sometimes values such as academic freedom and free speech come into conflict with other values”

Aug 2018

“Whenever anyone had a meeting with her there was at least an even chance they would come out in tears.”

Jul 2018

The non-science of transgender analysis

Jazz Shaw Jul 09, 2018 6:31 PM

We could prove it but we don’t feel like it

May 2018

A new Noah’s Ark for the galaxy?

Jazz Shaw May 21, 2018 6:41 PM

An idea way too far before its time

The outer space octopus theory

Jazz Shaw May 16, 2018 8:41 PM

He’s not phoning home, but maybe he could

“‘Diversity’ is now an explicit job qualification in the STEM fields.”

Stop conflating the LGB and the T

Apr 2018

Are we really ready for a Yellowstone eruption?

Jazz Shaw Apr 30, 2018 6:41 PM

Not really, but we may not need to be

Mar 2018

The peasants don’t need to know

Show your work

One trillion channels and nothing to listen to

“The slur against the sciences, however interpreted, is offensive and disappointing…”

Feb 2018

Sperm donors, lesbians and law suits, Oh My!

Jazz Shaw Feb 26, 2018 6:41 PM

Maybe we should just try it the old-fashioned way

Nov 2017

The “party of science” generally isn’t

We just don’t know, but let’s do it anyway

Oct 2017

The ethical dilemma of de-extinction

Jazz Shaw Oct 30, 2017 2:31 PM

Even if we can, should we?

Breaking news: Women are real

Jazz Shaw Oct 30, 2017 10:41 AM

Shocking but true

So I guess you can all go home now

The dubious science behind implicit racial bias

John Sexton Oct 17, 2017 5:05 PM

“The implicit-bias conceit spread like wildfire.”

Sep 2017

“When the facts change, I change my mind”

Aug 2017

You’re not doing science the right way

Pandora’s box

Jul 2017

“…without the midi-chlorians, life couldn’t exist, and we’d have no knowledge of the force.”

Political opinions change, but… science?


May 2017

Who wants to live forever?

I’m not saying it’s aliens, but… it’s aliens

Who could have guessed?

Apr 2017

Bill Nye, the Ice Cream Orgy Guy?

Ed Morrissey Apr 26, 2017 8:41 AM


Mar 2017

The decline and fall of societal norms goes mainstream

What could possibly go wrong?

Feb 2017

A civilian mission to the moon? Next year?

Jazz Shaw Feb 28, 2017 2:01 PM

A noble goal, but are we ready?

Science is a terrible master

The ethical quandaries of genetic editing

Jazz Shaw Feb 22, 2017 12:01 PM

Playing God can be a dangerous game

Jan 2017

What could possibly go wrong wrong wrong wrong?