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September 2, 2016
Si no es algo nuevo, ¿por qué resulta preocupante lo que pasa en el programa de televisión del que hablo? Ir a un programa de radio y televisión hoy es otra cosa y más cuando es de sobra conocido que se trata de un espacio dedicado al misterio.
August 29, 2016
What, in a given instance, causes people to think they are experiencing spirits? The debunkers—with their smarter-than-them attitude—speak only to their fellow doubters. They would apparently rather be right than effective.
by Harriet Hall
August 26, 2016
“Put simply, it is magic!” In my opinion, the only thing magical about it is the magical thinking required to believe the claims for it.
by Morton E. Tavel, traducido por Alexandro Borgo
August 25, 2016
¿Cuántas veces se probó que era falsa la “detección de mentiras por una máquina”?
by Leonard Tramiel
August 23, 2016
So the sorts of “weird life” considered by the NAS in their 2007 report “The Limits of Organic Life in Planetary Systems” could in fact exist on Earth today or on distant real estate orbiting other stars. Now that we know that real estate is there, extremophiles suggest we should investigate worlds unlike Earth as well as looking for Earth 2.0.
August 22, 2016
Tara Moss is an author, journalist, TV presenter, and an outspoken advocate for the rights of women and children. Since 1999, she has written eleven bestselling books, which have been published in nineteen countries and thirteen languages.
August 17, 2016
Not only can we teach young scientists how to function in the increasingly hostile environment they may find themselves, we must teach them to do so.
August 16, 2016
Setting up the Humanist Orphan Center was a response to irrationality, to empower abandoned children, and to educate the community about HIV/AIDS.
August 9, 2016
El ‘cupping’ es una de las pseudoterapias más estúpidas. Forma parte de la llamada medicina tradicional china y, según el Papiro Ebers, uno de los tratados médicos más antiguos, se practicaba ya en Egipto hace unos 3.500 años.
by Susan Gerbic
August 9, 2016
Every year before the measles vaccine was first introduced in 1963, about 50,000 people, mostly previously healthy children, would be hospitalized with the disease and 500 would die. Sadly, I think it is going to take some of these diseases coming back to some extent in order for us to realize their importance. Vaccines have been a victim of their own success.