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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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The Cosmic Fine-Tuning Argument for Intelligent Design, Now with "No More Tears" Formula

Fri, 2015-01-16 10:26
I recommend it especially to those religious believers too busy denying the relevance of science to their faith to actually crack open a science book. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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They've Got Eric Metaxas Under Their Skin: Now, the Religious Critics

Fri, 2015-01-16 10:26
None of this on its own, neither the views of Pope Pius XII nor those of Maimonides, establishes current ID theory as the most reasonable position for anyone. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Kenneth Miller Resists Chloroquine Resistance

Fri, 2015-01-16 10:26
The Brown University biologist has posted a reply to my challenge to him. Michael Behe http://www.discovery.org/p/31
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You Go, Eric Metaxas! Measuring the Improbability of Intelligent Life Elsewhere in the Cosmos

Fri, 2015-01-16 10:26
Even the origin of our moon, which seems to be necessary in a number of ways for advanced life on Earth, is a fascinating very low probability event. Daniel Bakken
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Still Taking Aim at Eric Metaxas, the Media Underestimate the Degree to which Physicists See Evidence for Intelligent Design

Fri, 2015-01-16 10:26
One of his critics is Tobin Grant, a professor of political science at Southern Illinois University. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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The Fundamental Equation of Chemistry Is Itself Fine-Tuned

Fri, 2015-01-16 10:26
It is well known that all of the fundamental constants of physics are finely tuned to make life possible in our universe. Granville Sewell
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Me and Jack Kevorkian

Fri, 2015-01-16 10:26
Bundy and Gacy were sadists and serial killers, but unlike Kevorkian they didn't start a mass cultural movement. Michael Egnor
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Marcia Angell Is Enthusiastic for Euthanasia

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
I would like to briefly review a book review by the former New England Journal of Medicine executive editor -- and assisted suicide booster. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Rewriting Biology Without Spin

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
It's a funny thing -- scientific papers often have evolutionary language layered on top of the data like icing on a cake. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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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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