Kendrick Frazier is editor of the Skeptical Inquirer and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is editor of several anthologies, including Science Under Siege: Defending Science, Exposing Pseudoscience.
Paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey is giving no quarter to evangelical leaders who are pressing Kenyas national museum...
The Vigorous Science of Evolution
I received a letter the other day that got me thinking...
Explanatory Frameworks and Investigative Exposés
For every issue of SI we try to provide a nourishing variety of material. First, there's the variety of types of material...
When Paul Kurtz brought us to Buffalo 30 ago to found CSICOP, the nation was awash in what he called "The New Irrationalisms."
U.S. ‘Out on a Limb by Ourselves’ in Evolution Rejection, Jon Miller Tells AAAS
Americans do embrace science and technology, says Jon D. Miller of Northwestern--with the notable exception of evolution.
AAAS Events, Statement Expound Evolution, Decry ID
If this year's meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science is any guide, no one can complain...
Are We Alone? A Searching Look at SETI
Are we alone in the Universe? The question reverberates across the centuries. But the generations alive today are the first...
Evolution Science’s Top Story of the Year
Each December, the editors of Science magazine, one of the world's leading scientific journals, review the most...
In Landmark Dover Decision, Judge Rules ID Is Not Science, Teaching It Is Unconstitutional
It was clear, strong, eloquent, and decisive. It ruled broadly on the merits of the case. And it dealt a stinging rebuke to...
Court Decision in Dover Case a Victory for Good Science
The court decision in the Dover Intelligent Design case is cause for jubilation. For all of us who care deeply about science...
SI Editor Kendrick Frazier Elected a Fellow of the AAAS
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has elected Kendrick Frazier, Editor of...
Memory Wars and Monster Stories
Cases involving dubious claims of recovered memories of supposed past abuses brought out in therapy--often under hypnosis or...
Top 25 Science Questions: A Stimulating List of What We Don’t Know
Science thrives on seeking solutions to unanswered questions.
Velikovsky Papers to Princeton University
The papers of Russian-born American author Immanuel Velikovsky have a new home in the Princeton University Library.
Evolution and the ID Wars
We devote the core of this issue to Evolution and the ID Wars. The "Intelligent Design" movement is the most pernicious...
Obesity Epidemic? Elixirs of Life? Where’s the Truth?
Are we in the midst of an obesity epidemic? And if so, what does that mean for our health, really?
Time for Science to Go on the Offense
We have seen another turbulent several months in science's latest battles with the evolution-deniers.
Science, Seeing, and Cosmological Worldviews
Ray Hyman's cover article describes tests he, Wiseman, and Skolnick carried out on the so-called Russian "girl with X-ray eyes."
New Government Peer Review Leaves Cold Fusion Still Out in the Cold
A new government peer review of scientific claims for cold fusion has left the matter pretty much where it was fifteen years...
Evolution and Evidence
Evolution is exceptionally successful as the scientific explanation of observed changes over time in the living world...
Randi: That’s Amazing
The special event the second night was "Randi: That's Amazing," billed as "A 'Magical' Evening with James Randi."
The World of Galileo Galilei
As befitted a conference outside Padua, the first evening featured a special event, "The World of Galileo Galilei."
Kendrick Frazier's comments
In the Land of Galileo, Fifth World Skeptics Congress Solves Mysteries, Champions Scientific Outlook
The legacy of Galileo shone like a brilliant star throughout the Fifth World Skeptics Congress...
French Group Tests Man’s Claims to Sense a Person’s Presence
Controlled, double-blind tests of a therapeutic touch practitioner's claims to be able to feel a "signal" or "fluid"...
The Path to Discovery and the Impact on Culture
It wasn't an earth-shaking discovery. It didn't fundamentally revamp our cultural and cosmological worldview.
CSICOP Albuquerque Conference Has Fun Exposing Hoaxes, Myths and Manias
A few notes from the recent CSICOP conference
Scams, intelligent design, urban legends, fringe psychotherapies get critical attention
There is a new need for rationality and reason-as well as courage and resoluteness-in defense of freedom and democracy...