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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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Reading Michael Denton's Mind...and Getting It Wrong

Thu, 2016-02-18 16:33
Dr. Denton's new book, Evolution: Still a Theory in Crisis, is stirring controversy over what drives evolution -- natural selection or genetic drift. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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Excavating the Intellectual Roots of Intelligent Design

Thu, 2016-02-18 08:25
There's a pair of matching, bookended myths about ID -- one pertaining to its origin, the other to its purported demise. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Conversations with Michael Denton: You Can Move the Statue if You Wish...

Thu, 2016-02-18 08:25
But you can't thereby dissolve the threat posed by the structuralism of Richard Owen to Darwinian adaptationalism. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Secrets of the Plant "Intranet" Are Coming to Light

Thu, 2016-02-18 08:25
Plants have an elaborate distributed communications network that keeps all the parts informed of what's going on outside. Evolution News & Views
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Immune Defense: How Antibodies Work

Thu, 2016-02-18 08:25
The proteins of the adaptive immune system work to help the body's immune defense with extra intelligence, firepower, and precision accuracy. Howard Glicksman
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Disinherit the Wind: An Interview with Matt Chait About His Play

Thu, 2016-02-18 08:25
I thought it would be interesting to talk with actor and playwright Matt Chait about what inspired him to write and produce Disinherit the Wind. John G. West http://www.discovery.org/p/18
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Researchers Proclaim: Instant Animals by Chance

Thu, 2016-02-18 08:25
Hype notwithstanding, both from scientists and the media, it takes more than a random mutation to build an animal. Evolution News & Views
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Lawrence Krauss Extols Human Exceptionalism

Thu, 2016-02-18 08:25
Many in the life sciences attack human exceptionalism as necessarily predicated on religion. It can be, but isn't necessarily so. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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A Bad Case of Expertitis

Thu, 2016-02-18 08:25
The days of extolling objective journalistic discussions of scientific and technocratic issues -- always a bit laughable -- are clearly over. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Sleepless in Oakland: Big Bang Gives NCSE Staffer Insomnia

Thu, 2016-02-18 08:25
The evidence of a beginning to the universe didn't sit well with British astronomer Sir Arthur Eddington, either. Donald McLaughlin http://www.discovery.org/p/611
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Non-Adaptive Order: An Existential Challenge to Darwinian Evolution

Thu, 2016-02-18 08:25
If many of the taxa-defining homologs are non-adaptive, the whole Darwinian enterprise breaks down entirely. Michael Denton
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More on How Microbes Make Earth Habitable

Thu, 2016-02-18 08:25
Here are further examples of interactions between geology and microbes that make our planet a nice place to live. Evolution News & Views
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Chins Revisited -- A Reader Writes

Thu, 2016-02-18 08:25
When it comes to chins, an emeritus professor of maxillofacial surgery at the University of Minnesota knows what he's talking about. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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Rounding Out Our Darwin Day Coverage: "Unintelligent Design," and a Reminder to Open Your Eyes

Thu, 2016-02-18 08:25
Darwinism insists on our closing our minds to all that music, art, beauty, and wisdom represent. It's an anesthetic for the soul. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Denton Nails the Problem with Galápagos Finches as an Evolutionary Icon

Thu, 2016-02-18 08:25
Because these little birds are so ubiquitously and deceptively deployed in the evolution debate, everyone needs to absorb this. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Happy Darwin Day! Here Is The Biology of the Baroque, Featuring Michael Denton

Thu, 2016-02-18 08:25
Tell us please, what adaptive Darwinian survival value is there in the sublime? David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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NCSE's Disinformation Campaign Aside, Mississippi Bill Is an Opportunity for Educational Excellence

Fri, 2016-02-12 01:28
The local media was successfully misled, but make no mistake, Mississippi's HB 50 is not "anti-science." Sarah Chaffee
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On the Origin of Chins

Fri, 2016-02-12 01:28
Here's an evolutionary puzzle I had never thought about. Why do we have chins? Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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Listen: Robert Marks and Winston Ewert on Conway's Game of Life

Fri, 2016-02-12 01:28
Marks and Ewert discuss evolutionary informatics, algorithmic specified complexity, and how information makes evolution work. Evolution News & Views
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New York Times Writer Blames the Myth of a Science-Religion Rift on Intelligent Design

Fri, 2016-02-12 01:28
James Ryerson has written what starts out as a nice essay on the New Atheism. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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