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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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Alister McGrath's New C.S. Lewis Biography, and Narnia as a Critique of Darwinism

Fri, 2014-03-07 03:01
"Lewis's narrative mounts a deceptively subtle critique of certain Darwinian ways of understanding the place of humanity within the natural order." Michael Flannery http://www.discovery.org/p/471
Categories: Anti-Science News

This Year's Westminster Conference on Science & Faith, April 11-12: You Just Got Doubly Lucky

Fri, 2014-03-07 03:01
Due to high demand, the Early-Bird Registration Deadline for this fifth annual Westminster Conference has been extended to March 14! Evolution News & Views
Categories: Anti-Science News

Has the Darwin-Lobbying National Center for Science Education Gone Wobbly on Us?

Fri, 2014-03-07 03:01
Bryan College, named for William Jennings Bryan, wants faculty to sign a statement affirming the historicity of Adam and Eve and denying mankind's descent from animals. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Detecting an Intelligently Designed Mutation in Horses

Fri, 2014-03-07 03:01
Through genetic sleuthing and surveys, researchers found that humans spread a genetic mutation in horses around the world. Evolution News & Views
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Coming to Woodlands, Texas, March 14-15: Dembski, Meyer, West

Fri, 2014-03-07 03:00
Do advances in cosmology, biochemistry, paleontology, and genetics undermine Christian faith, or is there in fact compelling evidence for design in nature? Evolution News & Views
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Nobel Laureate Sydney Brenner on Contemporary Big Science as a "Regression to the Mean"

Fri, 2014-03-07 03:00
Of course, these are all things that Darwin skeptics and intelligent-design advocates have been saying for years. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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No Blind Watchmaker Created the RNA World

Fri, 2014-03-07 03:00
Ribozyme experiments suggest that for life to originate, what was needed was a goal in mind, an agent in charge, with the means to implement a preconceived plan. We have a name for that. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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"Mystery of Mysteries" in a Tiny Fish

Fri, 2014-03-07 03:00
When it hatches from the egg, it is only a few millimeters long; but inside its tiny head is a wonder of nature that will guide it for thousands of miles -- and challenge scientists to explain it. Evolution News & Views
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Coming Out for Darwin Doubts or Intelligent Design: How Will It Make Me Look?

Fri, 2014-03-07 03:00
It's amazing that lots of intellectuals, not excepting ones who really ought to know better, are governed by exactly that consideration. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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The Environmental Movement's War on Humans

Fri, 2014-03-07 03:00
"I've listened to your stories," says Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, "now I have to listen to the animals." Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Self-Organization: Can We Wring Information from Matter -- Shake the Bit Out of the It?

Fri, 2014-03-07 03:00
Current research assumes that life's origin must be a fully natural event, whether it occurs due to an as-yet-unknown law of nature or by chance. Denyse O'Leary
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Here's a Bubble That's Ready to Burst: Oxygen as an Explanation for the Cambrian Explosion

Thu, 2014-02-27 05:00
The sheer number of new papers attributing the rise of Cambrian animals to oxygen is weird. Could it be chance that these are all coming out months after the release of Darwin's Doubt? Evolution News & Views
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The Sierra Club's War on Humans

Thu, 2014-02-27 05:00
If you like today's economy and want more of the kind of "fun" we have had for the last five years, just follow the green misanthropes. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Will The American Spectator Publish My Comment Defending Stephen Meyer and Darwin's Doubt?

Thu, 2014-02-27 05:00
Before sharing my comment, I'll recount some perhaps relevant background. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Question for a Censor: Should a Teacher Be Punished for Telling Students What the New York Times Said About Evolution in 1980?

Thu, 2014-02-27 05:00
Censors like Zack Kopplin oppose legislation like that, claiming they are protecting students from being indoctrinated in "creationism." David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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No Laughing Matter: Chatting with NRO, Wesley Smith Emphasizes the Practical Dangers Posed by Environmental Anti-Humanism

Thu, 2014-02-27 05:00
We can laugh at "pea personhood," but where's the real danger in the denial of what Wesley calls "human exceptionalism"? Isn't it confined to a silly but ultimately harmless fringe? David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Can You Mix Engineering and Natural Selection?

Tue, 2014-02-25 16:27
Oil and water don't mix, and neither do engineering principles and natural selection. Evolution News & Views
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On Uncommon Knowledge, an Uncommonly Comprehensive Statement of David Berlinski's Picture of the World

Tue, 2014-02-25 16:27
Unlike reading a single book by Berlinski, what stands out about this interview is that it allows you to grasp in a brief crystallized form David's view of science and society, how it all fits together. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Here's What the NY Times Was Saying About Evolution in 1980

Tue, 2014-02-25 16:27
Sharing with students this type of mainstream scientific criticism of Darwinian theory is precisely the kind of speech that academic freedom laws seek to protect. Granville Sewell
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Welcome to "RNA World," the Five-Star Hotel of Origin-of-Life Theories

Tue, 2014-02-25 16:27
Yes, RNA theorists admit, there are difficulties. The very same people who called RNA world "the molecular biologist's dream" also called it "the prebiotic chemist's nightmare." Denyse O'Leary
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