Sunday, January 26, 2020

Forensics: One Of America’s Big White Lies

Recent cases in the American criminal justice, legal, and policing systems have all converged upon the same troubling fact: white people lie. Their motives...

Mosquitoes Ignore Repellent Deet after First Exposure

By Rebecca Morelle Science reporter, BBC World Service: Genetic changes to the same species of mosquito can make them immune to Deet, although it was not clear if there were any mosquitoes like this in the wild.

Mechanics and the Mechanical Explanation of God

“The goal of all scientific investigation was not only to discover new ideas, but also to find the motions upon which all changes in...

The Mathematics Of Brazil’s Shocking 7-1 Defeat

Germany's thrashing of Brazil was unprecedented in World Cup history, but the result may not be as surprising as you might think. Can our Mathematics shed some light?

Science Of The Congo

Kampala, Uganda — Last week, the Congolese Army defeated the rebel group, M23, with the help of United Nations forces and Tanzanian and South...

Fairtrade Producer Networks Farmers Call for Climate Action At Cop20

One year ahead of the meeting in Paris, where nations will gather to agree on a new international climate change treaty, the twentieth United...

African Diet Cuts Heart Disease Risk, Rigorous Studies Find

Many have hailed the study. Many Africans now have confidence in their own diets - which are the results of many tens of thousands of years of accumulated recipes! As for the researchers, they have changed their own diets and are following an African diet.

Jihad For Science: Or How Science Is Oppressive

These days, in many places around the world, it is impossible to use the justification "God says..." in any way shape or form to...

Science, The Religion

Those who believe that religion is well-defined and easily recognizable will be shocked to hear that world systems of belief are not always what...

African Doctors Fight International Doctors On Ebola Therapy

Some medical experts from around the world ‘seeking’ to lead medical teams in the Ebola epidemic are caught sharply opposed to entrenched traditional medical...