Academic research could be strengthened by thinking more and doing less.
Researchers confirm that some microscopic imprints in fossilized dinosaur feathers are pockets of melanin.
So did President Bush really advocate teaching "intelligent design" in his interview with Texas reporters the other day? Or were his musings about exposing students to different ideas simply a better-than-average example of political weasel-speak? The fact is the remarks gave comfort to his religious political base while disclosing nothing of his actual beliefs about creationism. And they were mushy enough to permit a semi-benign gloss from Bush science adviser John Marburger, a professed
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