Health & Environment / Tech & Innovation

Science Just Brought Us One Step Closer to Speaking With Dolphins

By Marguerite Ward, PolicyMic On April 1, humans learned that they had made their first successful communication with dolphins. Despite its peculiar timing, this scientific breakthrough is no joke. Researchers testing a human-to-dolphin translator reported that last August, they had their first effective verbal interaction with the species after a bottlenose dolphin pointed out a piece of … Continue reading

Education / Politics & Economics

The Now National Textbook Debate

By Marguerite Ward, BreakThru Radio  A group of advocates for teaching creationism in public schools have made their way onto the panel that will decide what science textbooks Texas will teach its students for the next decade. Considering that teaching creationism in public schools is unconstitutional, as ruled by the Supreme Court case Edwards v. Aguillard, what … Continue reading