Intelligent Design

CNN deep sixes whole science team – remember, these are the people who CARE about science!

Whereas you, like, don’t, m’kay? This from Curtis Brainerd at Columbia Journalism Review (December 4, 2008) CNN is not the only television network that has been slashing science jobs. According to The Washington Post, “NBC Universal made the first of potentially several rounds of staffing cuts at The Weather Channel [last week], axing the entire […]

Intelligent Design

Neurosurgeon: Evolutionary medicine = ad-hoc and untestable guesses

I recently watched a PowerPoint presentation that neurosurgeon Michael Egnor gave at Birmingham, Alabama last month on “why we got eugenics.” He said pretty clearly something that I have been driving at for some time: Evolutionary explanations are merely stories appended to the proximate (scientific) explanations. They contribute nothing to the scientific understanding of the disease beyond […]