Chellie Pingree voted for the GOP Secret Science Reform Act. Perhaps Representative Pingree simply sees the way the wind is blowing, and is happy to go along with the rising tide of right wing politics in America, health, privacy and science be damned.
Does prayer really work wonders? Not according to epidemiologst Maria Inês da Rosa. Da Rosa and her research team published results of a double-blind randomized trial in the Brazilian Journal of Science and Public Health last year. Half of the more than five hundred pregnant
Maine State Representative: Clay Proves Christian God was Right, but there’s No Scientific Evidence for Evolution
There are times when no comment is necessary. This is one of those times. Shared via screen capture to preserve the beauty for the future. Twitter is not forever: read the exchange for yourself right here, as long as it lasts.
Travel back with me to 2010, when American journalists breathlessly spread the story of Prahlad Jani, an Indian mystic who claimed to have gone seven decades without eating or drinking, subsisting only on the air he breathed and an alleged mysterious elixir he said was
You may recall that a few years ago, there was a certain degree of excitement in some religious circles over the imminent publication of research findings regarding the effect of “intercessory prayer” (prayer at a distance) on health. The God Hypothesis, popular in a number
The tilt of the Earth, half-shrouded in darkness, is the reason it gets so dark and cold this time of year. The commemoration of the blanket of darkness and the wait for light’s return at the solstice has been the reason for the celebration of
“Employing actual facts is not nearly as effective a tactic as gerrymandering evidence.” This phrase, appearing on page 107 of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming and Environmentalism (Regnery Press 2010), is one of the few in Christopher Horner’s book that hits the mark.
Think back a few months. Do you recall the media fanfare in the spring when the 83 year-old Prahlad Jani entered into an experiment in which he was said not to eat or drink for 15 days straight? Oh, the papers and the news shows
2007-2008 marked the Fourth International Polar Year, a coordinated international research effort dedicated to a better understanding of the Earth’s poles. Various sorts of data were collected in more than 150 research projects during this year. Some of this research is still proceeding, and a
On April 28, 2010, the London Daily Telegraph posted a news story about an experiment involving the self-proclaimed “breatharian” Prahlad Jani. He says he hasn’t had any food or drink in 70 years. The Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences in India’s Defence Research Development
How can evolution be taught over creationism in the public schools when there are no transitional forms? We should be clear about this: If Darwin’s Theory is correct, we should be able to find a well defined trail of fossils that clearly show the gradual,