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Teaching Evolution to Tibetan Monks
April 10, 2019 Editorial Press

Teaching Evolution to Tibetan Monks

When cultural beliefs clash with science, a little humor and a little humility never hurts by David Westmoreland, Science Riot Board Member Reposted from Scientific American. “We believe that we...

Hear us on NPR: Here and Now
November 29, 2018 Articles Press

Hear us on NPR: Here and Now

We’ve just learned that a radio segment by KUNC reporter Stacy Nick was picked up by NPR’s Here & Now! You can listen here or at WBUR’s Here & Now...

KUNC Features Science Riot-Denver!
October 31, 2018 Denver Press

KUNC Features Science Riot-Denver!

Stacy Nick of KUNC profiled our Denver program for a feature! We're thrilled to be spreading the science funny!

Funny Happenings in Colorado Springs!
October 19, 2018 Colorado Springs Press

Funny Happenings in Colorado Springs!

Fox21 covered our upcoming show in Colorado Springs! Way to represent, Dave and Sonya!

March for Science Summit
June 30, 2018 Chicago Press

March for Science Summit

Science Riot is very proud to be participating in the March for Science advocacy summit in Chicago with workshops and a public performance! July 6-8th March for Science is hosting...

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Teaching Evolution to Tibetan Monks
EditorialPress

Teaching Evolution to Tibetan Monks

When cultural beliefs clash with science, a little humor and a little humility never hurts by David Westmoreland, Science Riot Board Member Reposted from Scientific American. “We believe that we came into existence when an ogress mated with a monkey. Is that possible?” The question comes from one of a hundred saffron-clad Tibetan monks sitting…

What Did Ancient Romans Do Without Toilet Paper?
Editorial

What Did Ancient Romans Do Without Toilet Paper?

By Stephen E. Nash We’ve all been caught unawares by our digestive tract at one time or another. It happened to the Nash family several months ago. We were nearing the end of an extended road trip, driving down a secondary highway through a sparsely populated area of Colorado at night, when one of my…

Who is allowed to call themselves a scientist?
Editorial

Who is allowed to call themselves a scientist?

Can you name a scientist who is alive today? Because 81% of the American public can’t name one. This is discouraging news for anyone who cares about science literacy, but it isn’t particularly helpful unless we allow ourselves to consider that maybe the public isn’t the problem. “We must have very different definitions for the word scientist.”…