We’ve started to make science and empirical evidence not nearly as important as punditry–people using p.r.-speak to push a corporate or political agenda. I think we need to turn scientists back into the rock stars they are.
And now the recommended reading:
- 7/23 – Non-Sentient Intelligent Design on Heaven is not the sky.
- 7/24 – Debunking “A Mathematicians View of Evolution” at Good Math, Bad Math.
- 7/24 – To Understand and Protect Our Home Planet, in references to ominous changes recently at NASA, on WorldChanging.
- 7/25 – Jon Stewart on Stem Cell Research at Crooks and Liars.
- 7/25 – Creationists muscling in on my territory (i.e. they’re spreading misinformation regarding angiogenesis and the structure of the eye) on Respectful Insolence.
- 7/25 – The Real Life of Pseudogenes in the latest issue of Scientific American.
- 7/25 – Rove’s Stem Cell Deceipt on Dispatches from the Culture Wars.
- 7/26 – Actin Differentiation through Arginylation on The Daily Transcript.
- 7/26 – Framing Population Decline as a Good Omen at the Triple Pundit.
- 7/26 – Amphibians Need a Hand at Snail’s Tales.
- 7/26 – An Important Distinction looks at the ways IDers use the “I-know-it-when-I-see-it” argument at Heaven is not the sky.
- 7/26 – Why Model Evolution as a Search?, asks Mark at Good Math, Bad Math.
- 7/26 – Groovy Green introduces Bobolinking, a catchy and symbolic bird, for sporadic linking to sustainable topics, akin to my Link Digest. Great idea.
- 7/27 – A Climate of Risk thinks about U.S. hurricane planning on Down to Earth.
- 7/28 – In What Real Science Looks Like, Jason compares a recent Science paper on “Evolution of the Molecular Machines for Protein Import into Mitochondria” with Creationist/ID descriptions of molecular machines, on the EvolutionBlog.
- 7/28 – Mendelian Epigenetics on Gene Expression.