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This week we're presenting our interview with University of California Santa Cruz and NASA Astrobiology Institute biochemist Dr. David Deamer. His work centers on the role of membranes in the origin of cellular life on Earth. His research over the last 30 years has contributed greatly to solving the riddle of abiogenesis. He is the author of the newly published First Life: Discovering the Connections between Stars, Cells, and How Life Began. Dr. Deamer joins us to talk about the latest research into the origin of life on Earth!
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"Why do Wall Street traders have such faith in their powers of prediction, when their success is largely down to chance? Daniel Kahneman explains how cognitive illusions skew our thinking."
"William Lane Craig went ahead with his “empty chair for Dawkins” stunt in his Oxford appearance. While many of his fans loved the trick, Craig didn’t get off unharmed by his stalking of Richard Dawkins." Turns out a certain number of people in the crowd were appalled at Craig's justification of biblical genocide. And as well they should be! Ken Perrot takes a closer look at Craig's defense of biblical genocide.
And on the subject of Craig, sometimes he's just dumb...
Why do we think there's a multiverse, not just our universe?
The White House responds to the petition to remove "under God" from the pledge. The reply leaves something to be desired...
Space.com is close to wrapping up their 8 part series on the cosmos, past and future. This week saw the next edition in the series, what the universe looks like today.
After the American Cancer Society refused to take an atheist organization's charity money they made some vague but nonsense statements apparently hoping the whole thing would blow over. But now they're just lying.
"A new study claims to confirm Archaeopteryx as one of the earliest birds, but what does the ongoing debate about this feathered dinosaur mean for the way science works?"
This is the test that needs to be done to confirm or refute the faster than light neutrinos finding.
"Should science bloggers stick to popularizing science and fighting creationism, or does blogging have a wider role to play in the scientific discourse?"
I never understand when gay persons stand up and identify as Catholics. Doesn't look like they understand why either.