Kenneth W. Krause
Kenneth W. Krause is a contributing editor, books editor, and "The Good Book" columnist for the Humanist and a contributing editor and columnist for the Skeptical Inquirer.
Why Gay and Lesbian? A New Proposal
Obesity: What Does the Science Really Say?
Innate Morality? Babies Weigh In
Science Writers Gone Wild?
Saving Us from Sweets: This Is Science and Government on Sugar
Besieging the Last Bastions of Race
Gender Personality Differences: Planets or P.O. Boxes, Evidence or Ideology?
SI Column on Teacher Unions Generates Storm of Reader Reaction
New Life for Human (Therapeutic) Cloning? Whence Come the Eggs?
The Case for Aggressive Evolutionary Science
A review of The Wild Life of Our Bodies by Rob Dunn
In Vitro Meat: An Imminent Revolution in Food Production?
The Effect of Teachers Unions on Student Performance
Women and High-End Science: Nurture or Nature, Prejudice or Preference?
Denisovans and Human Hybrids in the Game-Changing Age of Paleogenetics
Nothing obscures or distorts science quite like politics inspired by religion.
An Eye for the Ladies
Evolutionary scientists made 2009 a remarkable year for the fairer sex. Let's start with Darwinius masillae—remember "Ida"? On May 19 the...
Pathology or Paradigm Shift? Human Evolution, Ad Hominem Science and the Anomolous Hobbits of Flores
A pint-sized Hobbit recently shook the science world's foundations and set anthropologists at one another's throats.
Questioning Conventional Wisdom on Science-Related Issues
Review of Physics for Future Presidents: The Science Behind the Headlines by Richard A. Muller
Secular Sunshine as the Best Disinfectant
Review of The Secular Conscience: Why Belief Belongs in Public Life by Austin Dacey
Redoing the Math on Nuclear Energy
Nuclear Energy Now: Why the Time has Come for the World's Most Misunderstood Energy Source by Herbst and Hopley
Broadening Our Scientific Horizons
Review of Mind, Life, and the Universe: Conversations With Great Scientists of Our Time.
When Faith Kills: Christian Healing at the Expense of Rational Medicine
Dennis and Lorie Nixon of Altoona, Pennsylvania, lost two children in the early 1990s. When their younger son, Clayton, fell...
Dangerous Ideas on the Loose
Review of What is Your Dangerous Idea? Today's Leading Thinkers on the Unthinkable. Edited by John Brockman.
Unrivaled Acumen, Communitarian Passion
Review of The Richness of Life: The Essential Stephen Jay Gould. Edited by Steven Rose.
Cosmos and Commentary
Review of Death by Black Hole and Other Cosmic Quandries by Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Why Religion and Medicine Don’t Mix
Review of Blind Faith: The Unholy Alliance of Religion and Medicine. By Richard P. Sloan.
Addressing the Crucial Issues of Stem-Cell Research
Review of The Stem Cell Controversy: Debating the Issues 2nd Edition by Michael Ruse and Christopher A. Pynes.
Defending Evolution, but with a Cop-Out
Review of The Top Ten Myths about Evolution. By Cameron M. Smith and Charles Sullivan.
Intellectual and Creative Magnificence
Review of What We Believe But Cannot Prove: Today's Leading Thinkers in the Age of Uncertainty by John Brockman, ed.