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Teens Not Engaging In More Sex

I was struck by this post over at the Well blog. In spite of media attention, teens are not engaging in more sex: The news is troubling, but it’s also misleading. While some young people are clearly engaging in risky sexual behavior, a vast majority are not. The reality is that in many ways, today’s…

Lawrence Krauss has this essay in the NYT where he argues against irrational exuberance about the recent school board elections in Kansas and the ouster of some Creationist school board members. Money quote: I have recently been criticized by some for strenuously objecting in print to what I believe are scientifically inappropriate attempts by some…