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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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In South Carolina, Students May Soon Critique Natural Selection

Fri, 2014-05-09 14:37
It should be uncontroversial for students to construct scientific arguments that support and discredit natural selection as the sole or major engine of evolution. Joshua Youngkin http://www.discovery.org/p/501
Categories: Anti-Science News

Has the Problem of Science Censorship at Ball State University Been Ironed Out at Last?

Fri, 2014-05-09 14:37
With "closed-door meetings and private assurances that are never revealed," says Discovery Institute's John West, "That's news to me that anything has been resolved." David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

NSF Study on Green Algae Finds Darwin Was Wrong About Competition

Fri, 2014-05-09 14:37
This is huge! What will our friends at the National Censor for Science Education do now? Evolution News & Views
Categories: Anti-Science News

Meyer in Seattle: See Stephen Meyer in a Panel Discussion on Origins, Friday Night at University Presbyterian Church

Fri, 2014-05-09 14:37
The title of the event: "Intelligent Design or Evolutionary Creation?" We recommend registering. Evolution News & Views
Categories: Anti-Science News

In an Apocalyptic Mood, Stephen Hawking Overestimates the Evolutionary Future of Smart Machines

Fri, 2014-05-09 14:37
The human mind isn't a computer program, though there's never a dearth of people happy to promulgate that view. Erik J. Larson
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Et Tu, Octopus? It Was Hard Enough to Explain Human Eyes by Unguided Processes

Fri, 2014-05-09 14:37
"Exactly how such convergent evolution arises is not always clear." Is it ever? Evolution News & Views
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For Neil Tyson and Cosmos, Serious Scientific Controversies Are All a Thing of the Past

Fri, 2014-05-09 14:37
Whatever you believe about the origin of humans or the future of climate change, dissent deserves to be heard. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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The Green War on Africans

Fri, 2014-05-09 14:37
The throttling of African development is a cruel example of anti-human environmental activism. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
Categories: Anti-Science News

What Is a Mind? More Hype from Big Data

Fri, 2014-05-09 14:37
Artificial Intelligence -- specifically, "Strong Artificial Intelligence" (Strong AI) -- is a thesis about the capabilities of machines, and equally a commentary on the nature of mind. Erik J. Larson
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Host a Worldwide Simulcast with Lennox, Meyer and Metaxas on "Science and Faith: Are They Really in Conflict?"

Fri, 2014-05-09 14:37
Readers of ENV have often asked us what they can do to advance a positive, thoughtful and scientifically responsible message. This is your answer! Evolution News & Views
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In a Ninth Episode, Marred by the Now Familiar Rigid Ideology, Cosmos Tackles Geology and Climate

Fri, 2014-05-09 14:37
The contested hypothetical details of the Permian-Triassic Extinction get flattened into a narrative as certain and uncontroversial as a timeline of World War II. Jay W. Richards http://www.discovery.org/p/9
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The War on Meat Is Part of the War on Humans

Fri, 2014-05-09 14:37
I don't mind if people go vegan or vegetarian. That's a personal decision demonstrating our exceptionalism as human beings. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Helping an Internet Debater Defend Intelligent Design

Fri, 2014-05-09 14:37
We receive lots of e-mail inquiries from people seeking information on ID, often because they want to respond to objections from critics. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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The Sagacity of Emma Darwin

Fri, 2014-05-09 14:37
In a review of Roger Scruton's new book, Laura Keynes commends the wisdom of her ancestor, Mrs. Darwin. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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No, Avida Has Not Falsified Irreducible Complexity

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:12
Many critics have insisted that evolution can produce irreducibly complex structures, pointing notably to the example of Avida, a computer model demonstrated in a 2003 Nature paper. Winston Ewert
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What's the Nature of the Source of Cosmic and Biological Design? Meyer Gets Specific

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:12
In discussing Cosmos and related matters, we're kind of in the habit talking as if there were just two alternative world-views. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Cosmos Says We're Made of "Stardust"; But Is That All?

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:12
Last night's episode was highlighted by a fascinating discussion of how scientists have determined the compositions of stars, and what happens when different types of stars die. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
Categories: Anti-Science News

Save the Insects! The War on Humans Becomes a War on Sanity

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:12
It would be easier to laugh this off if "nature rights" laws weren't being enacted in law. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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The Search for Our Earliest Ancestors: Signals in the Noise

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:12
Naturalism commands us to believe that mud somehow produced mind. Therefore, our ancestors are not gods or heroes but half human or less. Denyse O'Leary
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Efforts to Repeal Louisiana Science Education Act Are Defeated, Fourth Year in a Row

Tue, 2014-04-29 12:12
Last year, the Committee's Chair, Senator Conrad Appel (R., Metairie), asked the LSEA's adversaries to produce evidence that the LSEA caused harm to someone, somewhere. Joshua Youngkin http://www.discovery.org/p/501
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