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by | Aug 23, 2022

Dr. Anthony Fauci once said that science was him, and Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton, Louis Pasteur, and Alexander Fleming turned in their graves. It’s as if Hispanic singer Ozuna were to say: “Music is me” — I can already imagine…

by | Aug 18, 2022

Science in an Age of Unreason By John Staddon (Regnery Gateway, 256 pages, $27) “Science is about is not ought,” John Staddon repeats in variation throughout his new book, Science in an Age of Unreason. But people who are so…

by | Aug 9, 2022

Of all the animals on Earth, there is only one capable of sparking a nuclear catastrophe, causing a pileup on the highway, and making several people fall down the stairs simultaneously. It is the fly. That genetic accident. That damned…

by | Aug 7, 2022

A recent trip to Europe has convinced me that the world is about to descend into a self-imposed dark age. More worrisome still is that Europe’s duly elected despots are dooming their nations to darkness without any meaningful discussion as…

by | Aug 1, 2022

In “They Saved Lisa’s Brain,” Lisa Simpson joins the local Mensa chapter, whose members subsequently decide their intelligence equips them to run Springfield. A live-action version of this Simpsons episode occurs in the pages of Science, which presently lowers its…

by | Jul 18, 2022

“I am a palaeoecologist at the University of Maine and, like the nearly one in four people capable of becoming pregnant in their lifetime in the United States, I have an abortion story,” begins an article in Nature magazine. The…

by | Jun 14, 2022

Despite the advice given Dustin Hoffman’s character in The Graduate, plastics have always been a favorite environmentalist whipping boy. Way back in 2010, the New Yorker ran an article by physician and scientist Jerome Groopman titled “The Plastic Panic.” Before that,…

by | Jun 8, 2022

The best people do their best work when they are properly compensated. If a market does not compensate experts according to their special talents and efforts, then the market, however entrenched, must be reconfigured. The market currently in need of…

by | Jun 2, 2022

Does science editorialize? Science does. The academic journal just moved gun control from a public-policy dispute to a scientific question. Without citing any data, Science declared science firmly against the National Rifle Association and on the side of Everytown for…

by | May 8, 2022

Amid all the hullabaloo over Roe v. Wade, stare decisis, leakage of confidential Supreme Court documents, pro-choice, pro-life, and fetal viability, virtually no one comments on a simple reality: 15 weeks is plenty of time to get an abortion. That…

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