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Life on other planets? Evidence is shaky, at best

By Julie Borg
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Science | Earlier this month, a report based on findings by NASA’s Kesler spacecraft made news when it claimed that Earth-like, habitable planets are surprisingly…

Creationists win second opinion on Texas textbook

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Education | Debate over teaching evolution in Texas lasted late into the night last week at a State Board of Education meeting. The board approved several textbooks, but…

California council shuns creation museum

By Sarah Padbury
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Science | The San Diego Museum Council last week denied membership to the Creation & Earth Science Museum in Santee, Calif. Local news reports said the museum…

Carbon goes green

Carbon goes green

By Daniel James Devine
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Science | The increase in CO2 is proving to be an unexpectedly large boon to plant life

How the solar eclipse revealed God

By Marvin Olasky
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Science | Uganda is a poor country, but God bestowed his riches on it this past week: He made its northwest corner the best place in the world from which to watch last…

Congress scrutinizes science dollars

By Julie Borg
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Science | Should taxpayers have to pay for studies of Mayan architecture and the salt industry? How about research on the environmental consequences of fires set by…

Over-simplifying science

By Marvin Olasky
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Science | This week’s trumpeted science news—that habitable Earth-like planets are abundant—is not what it appears. You’ve heard the expression, “The devil is…

Study: Inert fillers masquerade as herbal supplements

By Daniel James Devine
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Health | That powdered herbal pill you’ve popped may not contain what you think. According to a new DNA-based study of a few dozen products from several herbal…

Full 40 winks more important than previously thought

Full 40 winks more important than previously thought

By Julie Borg
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Science | Getting enough sleep on a daily basis is important to purge cellular waste buildup in the brain, according to a new study. And those who think they can make…

Pills and bills

By Daniel James Devine
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Science | Pharmaceutical companies paid tens of thousands for a special meeting with drug regulators

Shut up, readers

By Marvin Olasky
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Media | As secular liberal media continue to lose readers and viewers, you’d think they would not want to alienate whatever remains of their conservative patronage.

Rise in IVF popularity leaves thousands of babies in limbo

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | More women are using donated eggs for in vitro fertilization (IVF) and more healthy babies are being born through the process, according to a study released…

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