Word of the Day: Theory and Law

Saying “Evolution is just a theory” is like saying “He only won the Nobel Peace Prize.” In science, a theory is as good as it gets. Evolution deniers in particular often get this wrong. Let’s review “theory,” “law,” and similar components of scientific conclusions to make sure they’re used correctly. [Read more...]

Bungling the Facts Behind Evolution

Is it reasonable for politicians to question science? A defense falls short. [Read more...]