Loch Canavarel

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From our Swindon Correspondent: From the BBC Highland Council officials have recommended councillors give planning permission for a space port. Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) wants to build...

That Lancet Hydroxychloroquine Paper Withdrawal And Data Availability

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The Lancet has withdrawn the paper looking at hydroxychloroquine, the one that insisted that it increased, not reduced, the death rate. The problem is...

Our Own Covid-19 Epidemiological Model

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From our epidemiology correspondent: Building a model is not easy. In order to produce a really good quality model you would like all these factors...

Science Starts To Prove That Human Races Really Are A Thing

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It's terrible outre to go around insisting that there is any basis to the idea of races within the human population. Various insistences blend...

The Effects Of Contraception Can Be Pretty Weird

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The number of unplanned pregnancies doesn't seem to have fallen. Yet a great deal more premarital sex is taking place. Presumably there's some level...

Evolution, Economies And Spontaneous Order

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From our American correspondent, Esteban: In a recent article here at CT, Tim Worstall himself noted something interesting about human reproduction. During times of severe...

It’s Not Possible That Scorpions Were The First Land Animals

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A contention that scorpions were the first land animals: Fossil experts in the US have revealed the remains of what they say is the first...

Bollixly Bad Science On Parental Leave Policies

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We're told that parental leave policies have little to no effect on the finances of the companies that have workers off parturiting. This might not...

The Garden Of Eden Is Now, Idiots

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It is indeed interesting to ponder where homo sapiens sapiens first started out from. It's not actually entirely necessary that it all happened in...