"Project Nim": Gripping film poses tough questions

Project Nim takes the viewer on a journey through the life of Nim Chimpsky, with a less than stellar outcome for science and, sadly, for Nim.


It's time for politically, and morally, correct meat

Science has come up with a method by which we can satisfy our perverse desire to eat animal flesh without actually killing animals.


Children's mental health and war

Children of soldiers deployed in Iraq for longer times were more likely to have mental health issues than those whose parents were not.


Big Tobacco targets minority youth

A new study shows big tobacco companies are trying to lure minority youth into smoking menthol cigarettes.


Miss USA geeks out over evolution

Alyssa Campanella, 21, the new Miss USA, called herself a "huge science geek" and said that evolution should be taught in schools.


Budget cuts are really people cuts

When governments balance budgets by cutting services, they are saving money, but also causing the deaths of thousands they judge socially useless.

Video games and free speech

Should we regulate or ban violent video games or not? This is a question still being debated.


Have cell phones made bees buzz off?

The bee population has decreased dramatically since 2006, and some scientists believe they have located the reason: cell phones.


What do IQ tests really measure?

The one thing most people agreed upon was that, whatever was being measured, these tests did not measure "intelligence."


GOP would sacrifice environment, thousands of women for profit

Young girls and women who have been exposed to air pollution may have had their DNA mutated, causing them to contract breast cancer before menopause.

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