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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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What We Mean When We Talk About the "Value of Human Life"

Thu, 2014-07-31 08:37
Jason Rosenhouse insists that "Human origins have no implications for the value of human life." David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Good News, South Carolina Won't Require Students to Study Evolution as Dogma

Thu, 2014-07-31 08:37
However you define the term "theory," it's good pedagogy to approach controversial scientific claims like biological evolution in a skeptical, scientific spirit. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Junk DNA: Darwinists Say They Are "Largely Free from Assumptions or Hypotheses"

Thu, 2014-07-31 08:37
Oxford University researchers say that only 8.2% of our DNA is likely to be functional. The rest is "junk." Jonathan Wells http://www.discovery.org/p/41
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So, You Think Someone's View on Origins Has No Bearing on Questions About "Meaning and Value"?

Thu, 2014-07-31 08:37
To Wesley Smith's excellent comments about Jason Rosenhouse on assisted suicide, I would only add this. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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A Tirade by Jason Rosenhouse at Evolution Blog Doesn't Justify Assisted Suicide

Thu, 2014-07-31 08:37
I am not sure why so many "science" bloggers and writers want to opine on ethics. Perhaps having to be objective and purely evidence based gets boring. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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War on Humans: Now It's "Death Coaching"

Thu, 2014-07-31 08:37
I discovered the assisted suicide death cult when my friend Frances killed herself under the influence of the Hemlock Society, since evolved into Compassion and Choices. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Video: Stephen Meyer on How Charles Marshall, in Defending Darwinism, Was Forced to Violate a Key Scientific Tenet

Thu, 2014-07-31 08:37
Darwinism provides scientists with a filter for screening out inadmissible answers to questions about life's history. It thus creates a realm of forbidden science. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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National Academy of Sciences: Dobzhansky's "In the Light of Evolution" Mantra Is Not a Deduction, but a Premise

Thu, 2014-07-31 08:37
The NAS makes it clear that they choose Darwinism as an a priori framework in which all biological observations must be interpreted. Evolution News & Views
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From Sam Harris, Evangelizing Advocate of Scientific Atheism, Some Welcome Common Sense

Thu, 2014-07-31 08:37
Last we heard from Harris, he had contributed a chapter, "Science Must Destroy Religion," in a book full of atheist diatribes being taught at Ball State University. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Visualizing DNA: Two Fantastic Animations in One

Thu, 2014-07-31 08:37
First, what it takes for chromosomes to condense, and we mean really condense. Evolution News & Views
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A Pretty Sharp Edge: Reflecting on Michael Behe's Vindication

Thu, 2014-07-31 08:37
I am writing a post that shouldn't have to be written. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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War on Humans: Forcing Doctors to Kill

Thu, 2014-07-31 08:37
The ACLU is looking to recruit the state of Washington, not content with its path-breaking on the way to legalized trade in marijuana, as a pioneer. Evolution News & Views
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Good Grief. No, Airplanes Don't "Evolve" by Natural Law.

Thu, 2014-07-31 08:37
Reporters -- and scientists -- sometimes exhibit a woefully inadequate understanding of Darwinian concepts. Evolution News & Views
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Has the Darwin-Lobbying NCSE Cut Its Religious Outreach Efforts?

Thu, 2014-07-31 08:37
This could make it harder to convince people that Darwinian evolution really does mix comfortably with religious belief. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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For Jerry Coyne a Hypothetical Choice: You May Knock on One and Only One Door

Thu, 2014-07-24 21:40
If you follow Coyne's blog Why Evolution Is True, you'll know he's currently in Poland on a visit with friends. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Convergent Evolution Strikes Again: Orb-Weaver Spiders

Thu, 2014-07-24 18:20
Orb-weaver spiders are one of the most common types of spiders. They're the ones you find in your garden, building those beautiful big circular webs. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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New Book "Rescues" Alfred Russel Wallace -- by Refashioning Him in Darwin's Image

Thu, 2014-07-24 18:20
Meanwhile the very issue that divided the two founders of modern evolutionary theory -- the cognitive capacities of Homo sapiens -- remains unresolved by Darwinian mechanisms. Michael Flannery http://www.discovery.org/p/471
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So, as George Johnson of the NY Times Says, Intelligent Design Is Just "Creationist Superstition," Is It?

Thu, 2014-07-24 18:20
Watch this video that's just been released, the latest in a series of conversations with Stephen Meyer about his book. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Is Natural Selection Like a Computer Algorithm?

Thu, 2014-07-24 18:20
Mixing metaphors between computers and evolution is bound to produce questionable results. Evolution News & Views
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How They'll Write About Intelligent Design Someday

Thu, 2014-07-24 18:20
When it comes to ID, science writer George Johnson in the New York Times has generally seemed to subscribe to the Great Equation. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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