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Reflections on Scientific and Evangelical "Perceptions"

Greg Cootsona | Posted 05.16.2015 | Religion
Greg Cootsona

As the immensely influential early Christian thinker Augustine commented: "Let every good and true Christian understand that wherever truth may be found it belongs to the Master." I wish I had said that. I also wish that any believer would nod in agreement.

AAAS Scientists: Consensus on GMO Safety Firmer Than For Human-Induced Climate Change

Jon Entine | Posted 03.31.2015 | Science
Jon Entine

The overwhelming scientific consensus exceeds the percentage of scientists, 88%, who think humans are mostly responsible for climate change. However, the public appears far more suspicious of scientific claims about GMO safety than they do about the consensus on global warming.

How Do Jews View Science?

Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman | Posted 02.22.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman

So that's the first challenge for the Jewish community when it comes to science -- while the Christian community grapples with how to embrace science, the Jewish community has to figure out how to relate to Judaism.

Dear America: "Will You Marry the Future?"

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 05.20.2014 | Green
Alison Winfield Burns

Who would go on a blind date, flub it like crazy -- and expect a second chance? The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). In an...

Bionic Hand Called First To Give Amputees Sense Of Touch

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.22.2013 | Science

In what some are calling a bionic hand breakthrough, scientists in Switzerland reported the development of a "smart" artificial hand that lets amputee...

Exploring The Middle Ground Between Science And Religion

Alan I. Leshner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Alan I. Leshner

The scientific and religious communities are not opposing teams, and do share common interests and concerns.