ARTICLES

February 23, 2012 - 6:00am
There's something about the prefix "anti" that provokes all too many people, even some who consider themselves "skeptics," to clutch at their pearls...
February 21, 2012 - 4:00pm
A little while back the Cost of Knowledge site started up a boycott pledge list in response to mathematician Timothy Gowers' pledge to stop...
February 21, 2012 - 11:10am
A little over 300 years ago, Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, a dry goods seller from Delft in Holland, learned to grind glass into lenses and fashion the...
February 21, 2012 - 8:06am
The best available evidence now suggests that the most damning of the " Heartland Documents " -- the strategy memo which explicitly states that...
February 20, 2012 - 12:13pm
Why has our life expectancy increased so much since the American Revolution? According to Presidential candidate Rick Santorum : "Because God says...
February 19, 2012 - 12:39pm
Many bloggers and commentators have expressed outrage over the decision by Virginia to require ultrasound examination, possibly transvaginal...
February 16, 2012 - 10:07am
Everyone is writing about desmogblog's leak of internal documents from the Heartland Institute .
February 16, 2012 - 10:07am
Everyone is writing about desmogblog's leak of internal documents from the Heartland Institute .
February 16, 2012 - 10:06am
How's this for a tinfoil hat conspiracy , brought to you by the American Life League-- Planned Parenthood's strategy in this great world is to: Phase...
February 15, 2012 - 8:39pm
Back in December, Rees Kassen wrote an editorial for Nature arguing that if scientists want political decisions to reflect good science, they have to...
February 15, 2012 - 12:00pm
As much crap as Oklahomans get for being backwards hicks, Oklahoma is a state of many faces. Slowly but surely, the faces of the politicians are...
February 14, 2012 - 9:16pm
This seems to be fairly big news. The Heartland Institute is a conservative and libertarian "think" tank that cut its teeth on denying the dangers of...