Why editorials?

Dr. Guillermo Paz-y-Miño C. contributes with editorials on science, technology and the environment to periodicals, newspapers, newsletters and specialized science magazines. He conducts research on the patterns of acceptance of evolution by college students and university professors in the United States, particularly in New England. He considers it crucial to communicate science to the public and promote […]

Can Atheists Be Our Leaders? – Editorial The Standard Times – Nov 6, 2010

Can Atheists Be Our Leaders? [click on title to be redirected to The Standard Times] Dr. Guillermo Paz-y-Miño C. — © 2010 Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth  atheistsand agnostics are among the most educated citizens in the United States. They rank highest not only in knowledge about science, American history, literature, politics and […]

On Whales and a Whaling Museum – Editorial The Standard Times – Sep 30, 2010

On Whales and a Whaling Museum [click on title to be redirected to The Standard Times] Dr. Guillermo Paz-y-Miño C. — © 2010 Department of Biology, Univesity of Massachusetts Dartmouth  To be reassured that evolution is true one just needs to visit the New Bedford Whaling Museum. Three mounted skeletons of a 50-foot North Atlantic […]

Faith Healing versus Medical Science – Editorial The Standard Times – Sep 2, 2010

Faith Healing vs. Medical Science [click on title to be redirected to The Standard Times] Dr. Guillermo Paz-y-Miño C. — © 2010 Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth  “If a sense of disease produces suffering, and a sense of ease antidotes it, disease is mental. Hence the fact in Christian Science that the human […]

To Deny Evolution is To Deny History – Editorial The Standard Times – Aug 7, 2010

To Deny Evolution is To Deny History [click on title to be redirected to The Standard Times] Dr. Guillermo Paz-y-Miño C. — © 2010 Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth   History is evolution and evolution is history. Charles Darwin  (photo © left G. Paz-y-Miño C. 2010, British Museum of Natural History, London) felt enthralled when […]