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Evolution News and Views (ENV) provides original reporting and analysis about the debate over intelligent design and evolution, including breaking news about scientific research, academic freedom cases, and educational policy issues. ENV also covers how the rest of the newsmedia report on the debate, offering analysis and corrections to major news stories, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at how journalists and news outlets operate when they report on this issue. Movable Type 5.12
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Theologically Speaking, What Intelligent Design Is and What It Isn't

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
Prolific author Aidan Nichols is former John Paul II Memorial Lecturer in Roman Catholic Theology at Oxford and currently prior of the Dominican house in Cambridge. Michael Flannery http://www.discovery.org/p/471
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Problem 3: Step-by-Step Random Mutations Cannot Generate the Genetic Information Needed for Irreducible Complexity

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
Most everyone agrees that Darwinian evolution works well when each small step along an evolutionary pathway provides a survival advantage. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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The Historical Significance of Jack Kevorkian

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
If tomorrow's history books lionize him as a visionary leader of freedom, the culture of the West will be as dead as Kevorkian's 130 "patients." Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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"We're All Just Apes Here"

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
Why is it, one might ask, that genetic reductionism lives on, despite its odiousness? Michael Egnor
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An Evolutionary Challenge: Explaining Away Compassion, Philanthropy, and Self-Sacrifice

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
British geneticist J. B. S. Haldane said, we are told, that he would risk his life for two brothers or eight cousins. Denyse O'Leary
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Protein Quality Control Surprise: An Enzyme Can Operate a Stalled Ribosome

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
"Nature is capable of more than we realize," a biochemist says. Evolution News & Views
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A Plea for Conceptual Hygiene in Neuroscience

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
We can make no real progress in understanding the mind while we hold to concepts that are nonsense. Michael Egnor
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Programmed Cell Death Is Vital to Life, but Where'd It Come From?

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
Cells die for many reasons -- they die to give shape to our fingers and toes, they die to produce our nervous system, and more. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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A Christmas Gift that Keeps Giving: Lawrence Krauss on Eric Metaxas on Science, on God

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
That Christmas Day article by Eric Metaxas in the Wall Street Journal continues to stir discussion and denunciation. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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David Berlinski's Daughter, Claire, Reports on Being Present Moments After Today's Paris Terror Attack

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
As Claire notes, she was late for an appointment -- which, had she been on time, would have put her right at the scene of the attack as it was happening. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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On the Origin of Life, Salon Says "Creationists" Are Running Scared Due to "Brilliant New Science"

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
Headline writers for Salon have a fondness for attributing extreme states of mind to Darwin skeptics. Evolution News & Views
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More Complexity by Subtraction: The Case of the Gecko

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
Subtract an innovation and evolution takes off running. Just ask the non-adhesive geckos. Evolution News & Views
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Postscript on the Barnes & Noble Mis-shelving Mystery

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
This could be the definitive proof that Karl Marx was wrong that capital shapes consciousness. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Welcome to the Top Ten Scientific Problems with Biological and Chemical Evolution

Sat, 2015-01-03 14:02
"There are no weaknesses in the theory of evolution." Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Happy New Year! Our #1 Evolution Story of 2014: New Paper from Biologic Institute, "Shared Evolutionary History or Shared Design?"

Sat, 2015-01-03 14:02
The paper is the closing chapter of our long-term study of bacterial enzymes to determine if they can be coopted to new functions. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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Ring in the New Year with a Fabulous Video on Fine-Tuning from William Lane Craig

Sat, 2015-01-03 14:02
The wisdom of the ancients is being confirmed, not refuted, by the discoveries of modern science. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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#2 of Our Top Ten Evolution Stories of 2014: Now with More Doubt! Meyer's Landmark Is Back in a New Edition, Replying to the Critics

Sat, 2015-01-03 14:02
It's a mantra among defenders of orthodox Darwinian theory: There is no debate about evolution. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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A Rare Media Defense of Human Exceptionalism

Sat, 2015-01-03 14:02
I believe the unremitting assault on unique human value -- animal rights, nature rights, transhumanism, bioethics -- aims to break the spine of Judeo-Christian moral philosophy. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Faced with Uncooperative Data, Evolutionary Icthyologists Reverse the Predictions of Common Descent

Sat, 2015-01-03 14:02
Neil Shubin and his team are at it again, suggesting that Tiktaalik was a fish with a "wrist." Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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#3 of Our Top Ten Evolution Stories of 2014: Cosmos Finale Takes One Last Shot at the Privileged Planet Thesis

Sat, 2015-01-03 14:02
It was a fitting end, in keeping with what we've seen already in the series. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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