Unlike chemistry or physics, evolutionary biology is politically weaponized science.
The river’s lawyer and an environmental group win friendly coverage from the New York Times.
The latest example comes in a New Yorker essay by Cory Taylor, a woman with a terminal illness.
My mother died of Alzheimer’s in my home last year. My uncle died of it several years ago. Believe me, I know what Alzheimer’s is like.
Wilson’s forthcoming biography appears to be part of a larger rethink of evolution that is bubbling away in a variety of areas.
When ideologies reign, one of the first victims, invariably, is truth. The narrative is supreme, and it deforms how information is interpreted.
For science reporters, misinformation on a hot story was “Too good to check.”
Our friend and contributor Denyse O’Leary has a sensitive ear.
David Brooks of the New York Times has taken a lot razzing for a column about social class signifiers and how they serve to insulate the upper middle class.
Writing at the slick science magazine Nautilus, Brian Gallagher demonstrates yet again that there is no accountability when criticizing ID is on the agenda.