Skepticism

Skepticism

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By Aaron Wherry Gov. Gen. Julie Payette said a few interesting things on Wednesday night. And if that's interesting it's because governors general generally tend to avoid saying...

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Anne McElvoy and Jan Piotrowski ask one of the world's best-known evolutionary biologists whether science can guide us through a turbulent world of post-truth....

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By Sara G. Miller Medical marijuana may help with several health conditions, but it's certainly not a cure for cancer. Now, the U.S. Food and...

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By Stephanie Pappas Bad luck comes in twos in 2017. This year features a duo of Friday the 13ths, the second of which occurs today (Oct....

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(JJS) CFI : Avec plaisir. CFI (Center For Inquiry) et RDFRS (Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science) m’ont demandé de les représenter au...

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By Usha Lee McFarling LOS ANGELES — When billionaires Susan and Henry Samueli this week announced a $200 million donation to the University of California,...

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By Jessica Hamzelou We can’t help but be more welcoming of information that confirms our biases than facts that challenge them. Now an experiment has...

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This thread has been created for open discussion on themes connected to reason and science for which there are not currently any dedicated threads. Please...

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By Philip J. Senter Mainstream geologists and biologists accept the abundant physical evidence that the Earth is billions of years old; that all organisms are evolutionary...

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By John Horgan Richard Dawkins, the biologist and author, is complicated. I reached this conclusion in 2005 when I participated in a fellowship for journalists...