Science & Society

Monsanto Gets 5th Victory Over Predatory Lawyers In Roundup Case

Roundup, and its important ingredient glyphosate, act on a biological pathway only found in plants. In the American legal system, science is basically irrelevant in a jury trial, though, so anyone can sue over anything. Only in an appeal will science in sc ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 2 2022 - 10:45am

Is The Art Community Sexist?

In the art world, there is a gaping gender imbalance when it comes to male and female artists. In the National Gallery of Australia, only 25% of the Australian art collection is work by women. ...

Article - The Conversation - Sep 5 2022 - 9:51am

Don't Be A Charles About Science: The New Prince Of Wales Should Divest From Mystical Organic Beliefs

England is in crisis. They lost a beloved figurehead this month but for decades prior were losing scientific ground. If you look for the home of the modern organic food and anti-vaccine movements, you find their nexus in 1990s England. The primary royal be ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 19 2022 - 2:51pm

'What Hath God Wrought'- Today, Luddites Are Concerned About Weedkillers Like They Once Were The Telegraph

Do you believe the telegraph was giving telegraph operators cancer? If not, it's only because there was no Robert F. Kennedy Jr. or US Right To Know group promoting fear and doubt about it the way they do vaccines, food, and cell phones. On May 24th, ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 20 2022 - 11:55am

America Leads The World In Science- And Anti-Science Conspiracy Theories

With a tiny fraction of the world population, the United States dominates science output. America dominates in Nobel prizes, and adult science literacy. Yet leading the world in science literacy needs under 30% of its people, so it isn't that America ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Nov 9 2022 - 1:41pm

When It Comes To Denying Evolution, These Two Large Demographics Have Been Ignored

Some recent poll results show that right wing people in America have widened the gap of evolution acceptance. Generally, only a few points on this issue have separated the parties but if you know your framing of the last decade, you know that meant it' ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Nov 9 2022 - 2:46pm

Evolution, A.I., And Science

Our eyes see only a tiny band of the electromagnetic spectrum. Matter is mostly empty space, but we see and feel it as continuous solid. Why don't we comprehend the world as it really is? It is because evolution has prepared us to survive and reprodu ...

Article - Fred Phillips - Nov 10 2022 - 10:53am

One Space Scientist Reaction To The 2022 Midterms

R epublicans tend to favor big, impressive science projects. While the Democrats have a portion of their constituency which believes, against all numerical proof, that money spent on space science could cure world hunger. This stereotype is only partially ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Nov 14 2022 - 7:33pm

Reuters States No Definitive Evidence Of Transgender Social Contagion, Then Reports It Like A Scientific Fact.

I n science the things that have a tiny probability of happening are the things which make for the best headlines.  News reporters cover crashes, not safe landings or auto races where nothing goes wrong.  Transgender care for youth is like this.  Reuters ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Nov 18 2022 - 4:18pm

Science Shows You How To Make A Better Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving is the celebration of family, friends and loved ones. It is a time to reflect on our fortunes and give thanks for what we have. Nonetheless, it is also one of the most stressful times of the year for many people. This stress seems to be cente ...

Article - Erin Richards - Nov 21 2022 - 11:42am