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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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For Bees, Static Electricity Is Information

Sat, 2016-06-25 12:32
New findings about electrical sensing in bumblebees hints at widespread signaling in the animal world using static charges. Evolution News & Views
Categories: Anti-Science News

In an Evolutionary Transition from Sea to Land, the Real Challenge May Be "Drying Out"

Sat, 2016-06-25 12:32
Researchers at the University of New South Wales have published in the journal Evolution, documenting something we kind of already knew. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

The Rowe-Grayling Debate

Sat, 2016-06-25 12:32
Grayling's problem is not merely his frank incompetence in open debate (you can understand his penchant for censorship). Michael Egnor
Categories: Anti-Science News

From Political Scientist Jeff Sadow, Here's Straight Talk on the Louisiana Science Education Act

Sat, 2016-06-25 12:32
It's rare for the media to offer a fair view of academic freedom legislation, in any state. Sarah Chaffee
Categories: Anti-Science News

The Challenge of Adaptational Packages

Thu, 2016-06-23 04:23
To generate an adaptational package requires not piecemeal change but integrated, systematic change. William A. Dembski and Jonathan Wells
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Past Alien Civilizations Thesis Takes Another Blow

Thu, 2016-06-23 04:23
Evolutionists are at pains to convince us that the steps needed to produce something like us from scratch on a lifeless planet are a snap. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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What Is Teaching Evolution All About?

Thu, 2016-06-23 04:23
Adam Laats and Harvey Siegel offer a seemingly humane and generous compromise on teaching evolution in public schools. Sarah Chaffee
Categories: Anti-Science News

Ice-Cold Water on Past Alien Civilizations Thesis

Thu, 2016-06-23 04:23
What human beings are -- cosmic flotsam or creatures potentially in a designer's image -- is the background dilemma to all discussions of evolution. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Stephen Meyer on a "Special Relationship" at Risk

Thu, 2016-06-23 04:23
We spend a lot of time here criticizing the legacy of a 19th-century English gentleman scientist and the ideas of his latter-day followers. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

Common Descent: An Obituary

Thu, 2016-06-23 04:23
Common Descent (CD) has been offered as a scientific theory and must therefore be judged as such. Lee M. Spetner
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Your Mind into a Computer Would Not Be You

Tue, 2016-06-21 08:06
The transhumanist fantasy about becoming immortal through uploading your mind to a computer is nonsense -- even if such a thing could be done. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
Categories: Anti-Science News

Carnivorous Plants, and Why 0 Really Is Not Equal to 1

Tue, 2016-06-21 08:06
There is a little mathematics game that people sometimes play. You start with x=0, do some long, complicated algebraic manipulations, and end up with x=1. Granville Sewell
Categories: Anti-Science News

No Offense! "Bird Brain" Is a Compliment

Tue, 2016-06-21 08:06
Birds have brains as well equipped and organized as those of primates. Evolution News & Views
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There's No Grand Unity Called "Science"

Tue, 2016-06-21 08:06
In truth, there are only individual fields of study, some of which deserve being called sciences, while others arguably do not. Ralph Dave Westfall
Categories: Anti-Science News

The Kidney's Irreducibly Complex Systems

Tue, 2016-06-21 08:06
The kidney may not be as sophisticated as the brain or the liver, but it definitely has a lot of roles to play. Howard Glicksman
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When Atheists Meet Creationism, You Get Creatheism

Tue, 2016-06-21 08:06
It is not a word that rolls easily off the tongue. But I am at a loss for one that better describes the atheists Daniel Jackson describes. Brendan Dixon http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
Categories: Anti-Science News

Responding to Animal Deaths, and What That Says About Humans

Tue, 2016-06-21 08:06
Can it really be true that we are still talking about Harambe the gorilla, who died on May 28? David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

The Placenta Problem: How Common Descent Fails

Tue, 2016-06-21 08:06
Philosopher Vincent Torley (and Professor Josh Swamidass) have been trying to persuade me that common descent is the only rational view to affirm. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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California Hospitals Are Opting Out of Assisted Suicide

Tue, 2016-06-21 08:06
Here's the very bad news: California has legalized assisted suicide. What's the somewhat good news? Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
Categories: Anti-Science News

Stephen Meyer Asks: There Will Always Be an England...Or Will There?

Tue, 2016-06-21 08:06
It was at Cambridge University that Dr. Meyer incubated his Darwin skepticism and began to develop his arguments for ID. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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