Category: science

A Life With No Purpose

Darwin tells us that we are no more than assemblages of complex molecules. We should celebrate this.

Junk Science

Climate change denial, as David Bellamy’s claims show, is based on pure hocus pocus

The Architects of Hell

Early specialisation prevents scientists from understanding the consequences of their work

Idiot Savants

Some of Britain’s most eminent scientists are engaged in an economic war against the poor

Skewed Science

Scientists are being forced to work for corporations, and against the rest of us

We Aren’t Robots

The extraordinary work of the neurobiologist Antonio Damasio shows that wisdom is inextricable from emotion