Study delivers bleak verdict on validity of psychology experiment results

Of 100 studies published in top-ranking journals in 2008, 70% of social psychology experiments and half of cognitive studies failed the replication test.



Order your copy of Graeme Clark's biography by Mark Worthing

Graeme Clark : the man who invented the bionic ear by Mark Worthing is now available for purchase through the ISCAST office.

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ISCAST Research Fund

ISCAST Fellows, James Garth and the Rationalist Society of Australia's survey into the different ways we use the word faith has come up with some very interesting results.

It will take $10k to complete the research and write it up. We are inviting friends and members of ISCAST to donate to this fund to get this project completed.

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Mere Christianity meets mainstream science

Whenever I mention that I specialize in religion and science, one of the first questions is "Are you a scientist?" Well, actually, I'm not. And there's a reason. I'm a Christian -- as well as a pastor and theologian specializing in this field -- who has found that scientific insights enhance, challenge, and strengthen my faith. Moreover, I've discovered, for the Christian message to have any impact today, it must engage science.

Life and Faith: The Ethical Imagination

Do we - or should we - have the right to choose when and how we die?




'Faith vs. Fact:' why religion and science are mutually incompatible

Jeffrey Schloss reviews Jerry Coyne's 'Faith versus Fact'.



Self-building 3D printed bricks hint at future without assembly lines

A new study has shown that high frequency vibrations can cause bricks to self-assemble into a larger 3D object, a finding that may one day help do away with the need for factory assembly lines.



YouTube's Rock Stars of Science Make a Splash at VidCon

Who are today's science rockstars? Jade Lovell reports from VidCon.




Autonomous Weapons: an Open Letter from AI & Robotics Researchers

Over 1,000 AI & robotics experts call for ban on autonomous offensive weapons.




15 Questions about Science and Religion, answered

An interesting link for ISCAST readers. 15 Questions about science and religion, answered.
Questions include: How can evolutionary psychology inform the science and religion dialogue? Can science ever replace religion? Why should scientists care about religion?




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