May 2011 Archives

Stephen Hawking is No Albert Einstein

The brilliant astrophysicist Dr. Stephen Hawking, who your correspondent personally admires, has become less lovable these days. It's no secret that Dr. Hawking does not believe in God, but for some reason, he has decided to become progressively more...

Europe Continues Anti-Tech Absurdity

Europe, birthplace of the Renaissance, has decided over the past decade that maybe science isn't so great after all. For instance, genetically modified organisms, which represent a true revolution in agriculture, are mostly unwelcome. Now, the European Union...

Media Over-Reports Cancer Epidemiology Studies

The media notoriously over-reports epidemiology studies. One day, coffee is bad for you; the next day, it's the fountain of youth. This isn't entirely the media's fault; epidemiology studies, by their very nature, can be tricky and contradictory.A new study...