Tagged: experiments

Daniel Dennett Dissects a Bad Thought Experiment

Daniel Dennett Dissects a Bad Thought Experiment

Scientists and philosophers like to think that they’re very sober, rational people who are above the need to advertise. And yet, if you look closely you’ll see that they often go to great lengths...

Mars Curiosity: Facts and Information

Mars Curiosity: Facts and Information

The Mars Science Laboratory and its rover centerpiece, Curiosity, is the most ambitious Mars mission yet flown by NASA. The rover’s primary mission is to find out if Mars is, or was, suitable for...

Listerine for Gonorrhea? It’s Not Just for Gums Anymore…

Listerine for Gonorrhea? It’s Not Just for Gums Anymore…

The bacteria that cause gonorrhea can be found in a person’s throat, but stopping the growth of these germs may be as simple as gargling with mouthwash, a small new study from Australia finds....