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Humans Display Many Behavioral and Cognitive Abilities that Offer No Apparent Survival Advantage

In recent years, biologists have tried to explain human moral, intellectual, and religious capacities in terms of Darwinian evolution. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Natural pinhole-camera images of solar eclipse

Panda's Thumb - Fri, 2014-10-24 07:45
Pinhole-camera images of solar eclipse formed by spaces between leaves in canopy. According to Jon Grepstad, this phenomenon was explained by Aristotle. The eclipse is just ending; the picture was as close to total as it got here (Boulder, Colorado).... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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Why Advocates of Intelligent Design Owe Atheist Neil deGrasse Tyson a "Thank You"

The Unofficial Guide to Cosmos tackles the debate between competing pictures of reality: ID versus scientific atheism. You don't need to have seen a single episode to get the most out of it. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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As the only national organization that is wholly dedicated to defending the teaching of evolution and climate change in the public schools, NCSE is the perfect place to find someone to speak to your organization or university about issues relevant to evolution and climate education and attacks on either or both.

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Natural Selection Struggles to Fix Advantageous Traits in Populations

In place of natural selection, some evolutionary biologists propose random genetic drift (neutral mutations) to explain the origin of complex biological features. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Can We Talk? Human Language as the Business End of Consciousness

Naturalism (the view that it's material nature all the way down) hasn't fared much better with human language than with consciousness. Denyse O'Leary
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New Book Discusses Scientific and Theological Problems with Darwinian Evolution

Of course there are many other problems with biological and chemical evolution, but these are some important ones that come up often. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Biologist Michael Denton Revisits His Argument that Evolution Is a "Theory in Crisis"

Many Darwin defenders are troubled that credible scientists doubt their viewpoint. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Protein Folding: A Materialist's Nightmare

You can't explain away a complex information system by breaking it up into little information systems. Evolution News & Views
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Python: Pandas 0.15.0 is available

W.R. Elsberry's The Austringer - Wed, 2014-10-22 19:55
Last week, Wes McKinney gave a presentation on new features in a forthcoming release of Pandas, version 0.15.0. The big news is the inclusion of a new data type for columns in Series and DataFrame, the Categorical type. This permits the use of nominal data in analyses with Pandas now, which is a huge change, […]
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Aeshna cyanea

Panda's Thumb - Wed, 2014-10-22 01:37
Photograph by Marilyn Susek. Photography contest, Honorable Mention. Aeshna cyanea – southern hawker. Beginning this week, we will run photographs every other Monday, so no picture next week; we no longer have enough honorable mentions and other miscellaneous photographs to continue posting a photograph every week. But polish your lenses (very carefully) and keep an eye out for the contest in the summer.... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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Separating Fact from Fiction: New Book, The Unofficial Guide to Cosmos, Released Today

"Back a long time ago, everyone thought the world was square. And this guy, he said it was round? So they burned him." David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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What Do "Living Fossils" Mean for Evolution?

In some cases, such as the horseshoe crab, the coelacanth, or the ginkgo tree, these species seem to have remained virtually the same for hundreds of millions of years. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Are Shell Spirals "Merely" Works of Physics?

Ammonite shells are famous for conforming to the Golden Ratio of the Fibonacci sequence. Evolution News & Views
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Dennett's Algorithm: An Exercise in Circularity

Dennett makes a comparable error when he identifies an algorithm that will bring you untold riches on the stock market. Tom Bethell
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Revolutionary Biology

We are in the midst of a revolution in the way we conceive of living things. Jonathan Wells http://www.discovery.org/p/41
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"Are We Really Conscious?": A Reply to Dr. Graziano's Brain

It is sloppy to use dubious metaphors to describe brains or people. It is egregious to actually believe those metaphors. Michael Egnor
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The Evolution Revolution: Physicist Lee Spetner Shows Why Convergence Challenges Neo-Darwinian Evolution

A new book provides some wonderful arguments that challenge common descent and neo-Darwinian explanations of evolution. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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The Treasure Hunt Continues: More Uses for Non-Coding DNA

Science should turn its attention to where the mysteries are, hoping for understanding. ID promotes that spirit. Evolution News & Views
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Alister McGrath Wrongly Claims the ID Movement Has "Vigorously Oppose[d] the Teaching of Evolution"

I cannot think of any major person affiliated with the ID movement who has opposed teaching evolution as a scientific theory. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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