Tag: Scientific consensus
Human Origins: Out of Africa, or Out of Germany?
Major discoveries in paleoanthropology that have made 2017 a kind of annus horribilis for the established scientific consensus on human evolution.
Recalling the First Eugenics Law, John West Reviews the Tragic History of a Pseudoscience
Indiana opened a door to similar legislation across the United States, culminating in the horrors of Nazi Germany.
Zombie Science: The War on Eggs
The fallibility of the scientific “consensus” is revealed in no humbler, more everyday form than chicken eggs.
Stephen Meyer: Appeals to Evolution “Consensus” Undercut Scientific Methodology
To shut the door on debate, as the Science Marchers would like to do, means shutting the door on science.
Heading into Today’s March, Here’s When to Doubt a Scientific “Consensus”
Marches are usually held to defend something that’s in peril. Does anyone really think big science is in danger?