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Are There Any 'Transitional Life Forms' That Haven't Been Debunked by Modern Science?

Quora | Posted 08.16.2014 | Science
Quora

The whole concept of "transitional fossil," unfortunately, has a sort of linear connotation. Like, there is a sequence of species, one having evolved into the next and so on, but there's a hole in the sequence that needs to be filled. But that's not really how evolution works.

8 Ancient Beliefs Now Backed By Modern Science

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.21.2014 | Healthy Living

The Earth may not be flat nor is it the center of the universe, but that doesn't mean old-world intellectuals got everything wrong. In fact, in recent...

Just 'Cause It's a Proven Fact Doesn't Mean They'll Believe It

Vicki Cobb | Posted 02.15.2014 | Science
Vicki Cobb

Before science was established as an authority, people still had a hard time accepting evidence that was counter to what they already knew (believed) to be true, even if the proof was right before their eyes.

Forgetting Freud: Today's Psychology is Mind Over (Subject) Matter

Charles Tiffin, PhD | Posted 08.19.2012 | Education
Charles Tiffin, PhD

If you're curious about human behavior and you have a passion to help people thrive, these are exciting times. The field of psychology is expanding -- often into unexpected areas -- and opportunities for psychologists are growing.

Evaluating the Clinical Effectiveness of Acupuncture

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Putting acupuncture under a microscope can be like trying to capture a spirit out of the clouds.