Friday, October 20, 2017

Psychiatric detention and charges against atheist show “Soviet era abuse of psychiatry, apparently alive...

An atheist in Russia, Viktor Krasnov (38) faces the threat of jail time for saying online that, “There is no god” and the Bible is...

SpaceX Will Attempt Its Latest Rocket Launch Today – Here’s How To Watch It...

Photo credit: SpaceX SpaceX hasn't yet performed a successful barge landing. Here we go again: SpaceX will attempt to launch the SES-9 mission on a Falcon 9 rocket...

$250,000 Shark-Spotting Drone Debuts In Australia

Photo credit: Andrea Izzotti/Shutterstock A great white, one of the types of shark spotted off the coast of New South Wales. Although the chance of dying...

Dinosaur Survived A Record Number Of Bone Fractures

Photo credit: Leandra Walters An artist's impression showing the multiple injury points. You should have seen the other guy! Two paleontologists have uncovered evidence that a...

Scientists Discover Extraordinary Jurassic Fossil Bed In Argentina

Photo credit: kavram/Shutterstock The Patagonian landscape as it exists today. Palaeontologists in southern Argentina have uncovered an enormous network of fossils dating back to the Jurassic...

Researchers Are Using Tarantula Venom To Design New Painkillers

Photo credit: asawinimages/Shutterstock Tarantula venom may be surprisingly useful. The search for safer, more effective and non-addictive painkillers has led scientists to an unlikely source: tarantula...

Atheists in Kenya must be officially recognised

An atheist group in Kenya has been denied formal registration as a recognised association on the grounds that “The Registrar has reasonable cause to believe that the interests of...

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In the News: Defend Salman Rushdie Against Iranian Fatwa and Bounty

In Defence of Salman Rushdie, Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB), 2016-02-25 We […] are outraged to learn that forty state-run media outlets in Iran have raised $600,000 (£420,000) to add as bounty to Ayatollah Khomeini’s death fatwa on the...

This Week in Science (Feb. 21 – 28)

This is a collection of the 10 best and most popular stories from science and technology over the past 7 days. Scroll down and...