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How scientific cosmology puts a new twist on the problem of evil.
When exile becomes home.
The neurology of dread and desire on Half Dome.
Genetic mutation changes from adaptive to dangerous after reproductive age.
Both geniuses and madmen pay attention to what others ignore.
Alt-realities, whether cosmic or VR, would undermine the laws of physics.
It’s the best of times or the worst of times in physics.
As scientists chase tantalizing hints of a new force, modern physics hangs in the balance.
As our lifespans have increased, so too have our active years. Can that go on?
Stuck in his research, a cosmologist finds a hint in an intricate drawing.
Are you a tyrant or a servant?
It’s time to give the violent metaphors of evolution a break.
Is there a biochemical reason that extreme weather makes us happy?
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Here’s a curious fact: Black American women are 37 percent more likely to die from breast cancer than white women, according to a 2015 report by the American Cancer Society, yet they…Read More
I can remember, almost a decade ago, when I was convinced out of my “Young-Earth” Creationism. It was almost a process of de-radicalization. During high school I was a generic Christian,…Read More
If you want to detect life on another planet, look for biomarkers—spectroscopic signatures of chemicals that betray the activity of living things. And in fact we may have already found…Read More