Wednesday

The Briefing 02-08-17

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  • History made in Senate as Vice President joins in confirmation vote for Betsy DeVos
  • Public education and worldview: What's really at stake
  • Science or Scientism? 'March for Science' plans rally in Washington DC on Earth Day
  • NYT Editorial Board: "Boy Scouts are recognizing transgender boys for what they genuinely are: boys."
Monday

The Briefing 08-08-16

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  • Will our brave new world include human-animal chimeras? NIH proposal erases ethical lines
  • The misplaced trust of Scientism and the dangers of Neil deGrasse Tyson's "Rationalia"
  • Inconvenient truth: If science proved life begins at conception, this abortion activist wouldn't care
  • Should we floss? The (not so) surprising scientific discord surrounding dental hygeine
Friday

The Briefing 05-06-16

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  • Crisis in the sciences: Science magazine flags widespread flaws in scientific research
  • Agnostic scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson says its very probable the universe is a simulation
  • Do our senses lie to us? Scientist perceives the world around us is nothing like we perceive
  • Scientism and the Cult of Science: How science is replacing religion in the public square