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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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Michael Flannery, Writing from Edinburgh, Offers a Nice Puzzle

Mon, 2014-07-07 06:24
"As you look at the cliff ask yourself, is the difference between the products of chance and necessity so easily distinguished from those that have been intelligently designed?" David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Great Apes Cannot Be Slaves

Mon, 2014-07-07 06:24
The words we use matter. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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The Turing Test Is Dead. Long Live the Lovelace Test.

Mon, 2014-07-07 06:24
Recently, a computer program pretending to be a 13-year-old Ukrainian boy named Eugene Goostman was hailed as the first to pass the Turing test. Robert J. Marks II
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The Turing Test is Dead. Long Live the Lovelace Test.

Thu, 2014-07-03 16:14
Recently, a computer program pretending to be a 13-year-old Ukrainian boy named Eugene Goostman was hailed as the first to pass the Turing test. Robert J. Marks II
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On July 11, Apes Will Join the War on Humans

Thu, 2014-07-03 16:14
The new Planet of the Apes movie sounds like a midsummer night's dream for biologist Eric Pianka, known for musings about what might prove lovable about an ebola pandemic. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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If Nature's Designs Weren't So Good, Engineers Wouldn't Be Rushing to Imitate Them

Thu, 2014-07-03 16:14
From cells to seeds to humans, there's no organism that is escaping the envy of bioengineers. Evolution News & Views
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Flannery Goes to Edinburgh

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:44
Our friend and colleague Professor Michael Flannery is in Scotland, doing some research on Alfred Russel Wallace at the University of Edinburgh. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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On Human Origins, a Cautionary Tale with "Surprising" Biological Results

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:44
Back in the late 1980s and early 1990s, DNA sequencing was sweeping the scientific scene with its power to answer a number of unsolved problems. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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Conversations with Stephen Meyer: Surprised by Praise

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:44
It's not only the response of the critics that proves there's a legitimate scientific controversy here. Evolution News & Views
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When the Metaphor of Comparing Humans to Animals Fails

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:44
The vast gap between humans and animals, much as our culture and our science deny it, is underlined once again by this terrible story. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Universities Would Be More Honest if They Required a Darwinist "Faith Statement"

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:44
Obviously, the ideal would be if institutions like the University of Pennsylvania, Ball State (Hedin), the University of Kentucky (Gaskell) and the rest sought enlightenment unsparingly. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Squeezing the Last Life Out of the Miller Experiment

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:44
In long-lost vials of spark-discharge gunk, disciples of Stanley Miller found more amino acids and ran to the press. Evolution News & Views
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The Rabbi Who Played with Leopards

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:44
He received a wound, I assume from the second one that leaps at him. But don't worry. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Academic Freedom Alert: Ask State-Run New Mexico Science Museum Why It Used "Darwin Day" to Promote Atheism

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:44
Here is an important opportunity for you to make a difference in the fight for academic freedom. Evolution News & Views
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Why Does Biology Still Have the Ability to Surprise Us?

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:44
Every ten years or so the biological apple cart is upset, and a long-established "fact" is proven to be wrong. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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Video: Dembski Explains the Thesis, and the Title, of Being as Communion

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:44
The book, it seems to me, has the potential of striking at the heart of the debate over materialism in a way that even arguments about Darwinian evolution, for example, do not. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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"The Fundamental Stuff of the World Is Information": An Evening with William Dembski, July 16, to Celebrate an Important New Book

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:44
In light of modern information theory, it is matter, not mind, that may be the "myth." Evolution News & Views
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State-Run New Mexico Museum Scrambled to Cover Up Collaboration with Atheistic Groups

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:44
"Is it appropriate for a state-funded museum to join forces with organizations such as the Humanist Society and the Freedom from Religion group to promote an anti-religious agenda?" Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Cell Membrane Lipids: More than Fat Chance

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:44
The lipids (fats) that comprise the cell membrane and organelle membranes are finely tuned to their function, built by elaborate machines, and assisted by a host of other molecules. Evolution News & Views
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Public Documents Refute New Mexico Science Museum's Attempt to Whitewash Atheist Collaboration

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:44
If the terms of this story were reversed -- a state-run museum joins with Christian groups to bash atheism or other religious beliefs, then covers its tracks when challenged -- you'd never hear the end of it. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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