Six degrees

Relics unearthed in Spain show Neanderthals wore 'make-up' 50,000 years ago, suggesting they were capable of symbolic thought, according to recent reports.

Sunday, 17 January, 2010, 12:00am


Blaming others for mistakes in English exam is immature and unfair

4 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

The big divide: fact or faith

Chan Yau-chi, principal of United Christian College in Shek Kip Mei: 'When we teach about Darwin we treat it as one part of the subject. We teach students creationism as a counterbalancing theory.'

7 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

School textbook angers parents

Religion has no place in science, schools are told

'God is not science, god is religion and the two should not mix,' says office worker Vivian Goh, whose hackles have been raised by her 11-year-old daughter Carla's new science textbook.

14 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Religious obsession

I REFER to the letter from W. A. T. Crawley (South China Morning Post, May 3).

Obviously blinded by his religious obsession, he has refused to study and accept objectively that which is more than obvious.

Evolutionary science is the only reasonable explanation for the development of life on the planet earth.

8 May 1993 - 12:00am

Stay out of the science classroom

IT is a little dismaying that creationism suddenly seems to be an issue in Hongkong; I had thought it was a peculiarly North American disease. As for the remarkable selection of quotes in Mr Jack Leibowitz's letter of April 24 - oh dear.

30 Apr 1993 - 12:00am

Darwin's theory in trouble

IN Mr Radlauer's letter (South China Morning Post, April 8), he said he would be interested to know which theories of science the evolutionary theory violates. How about the second law of thermodynamics? It says that energy proceeds from a more complex form to a less complex form.

12 Apr 1993 - 12:00am