Proponents of “herd immunity” argue that measures to contain COVID-19 should be abandoned, allowing the disease to infect billions of people and kill countless millions.
Source: The murderous pseudoscience of “herd immunity” – World Socialist Web Site
One might say that the only thing materialists get right is that their ideas are nonsense. If man is all physics, he can have no logic.
Source: Physicist Rejects Free Will — and Thus Fails Logic | Mind Matters | Mind Matters
Handprints on a cave wall, crumbs from a meal: the new science of Neanderthals radically recasts the meaning of humanity
Source: To know ourselves, we must first know the Neanderthals | Aeon Essays
Skull finds can change the way we think about human origins — but often not without controversy.
Source: 5 Skulls That Shook Up the Story of Human Evolution | Discover Magazine
by William E.H. Harcourt-Smith, Lehman College, CUNY and Briana Pobiner, Smithsonian InstitutionWhen it comes to reconstructing how ancient creatures lived, palaeontologists like us are as much detectives as we are scientists.We’re used to partial evidence, dead ends and red herrings. It’s e
Source: Prehistoric human footprints reveal a rare snapshot of ancient human group behavior – Alternet.org
Carnivorous plants repurposed existing genes to catch insects and digest protein
Source: How Venus flytraps evolved their taste for meat | Science | AAAS
It’s not often that a paper attempts to take down an entire field. Yet, this past January, that’s precisely what University of New Hampshire assistant philosophy professor Subrena Smith’s paper tried to do. “Is Evolutionary Psychology Possible?” describes a major issue with evolutionary psychology, called the matching problem.
Source: This Philosopher Is Challenging All of Evolutionary Psychology