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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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Climate Change and the Poor: Two Events, One Timely Topic, Next Week in Seattle

Sat, 2015-02-21 15:36
Come see a free screening of Blue, a provocative documentary that follows one young man's journey to challenge accepted orthodoxy in the area of the environment. Evolution News & Views
Categories: Anti-Science News

What a Single Choice of Words Tells You: Walker Was "Very Accepting" in Science Class?

Sat, 2015-02-21 15:36
Time Magazine went and interviewed Governor Scott Walker's retired high school teacher. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

"Swarm" Science: Why the Myth of Artificial Intelligence Threatens Scientific Discovery

Sat, 2015-02-21 15:36
In the last year, two major well-funded efforts have launched in Europe and in the U.S. aimed at understanding the human brain using powerful and novel computational methods. Erik J. Larson
Categories: Anti-Science News

New Mexico Science Museum Would Rather Sponsor No Darwin Day Events than a Balanced and Objective One

Sat, 2015-02-21 15:36
Suffice to say, this episode provides another illustration of how dogmatic Darwin advocates can be. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
Categories: Anti-Science News

Regarding Indiana Academic Freedom Bill, Newspapers Need a Lesson in Credible Legal Analysis

Thu, 2015-02-19 20:23
If the backers of this bill want to promote the teaching of creationism, they are going about doing it in a strange way. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
Categories: Anti-Science News

Amazon Sells Out of Darwin Day in America, but Don't Worry, Here's Where to Get Your Copy

Thu, 2015-02-19 20:23
Gee, those went fast. Evolution News & Views
Categories: Anti-Science News

Problem 10: Neo-Darwinism's Long History of Inaccurate Predictions about Junk Organs and Junk DNA

Thu, 2015-02-19 20:23
During the 1925 Scopes trial, biologist Horatio Hackett Newman contended that there are over 180 vestigial organs and structures in the human body. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
Categories: Anti-Science News

Under Proposed Law, at Least a Thousand Californians Would Commit Legal Assisted Suicide Each Year

Thu, 2015-02-19 20:23
The suicide agenda is moving to places where, if it succeeds, the body bags will really begin to pile up. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
Categories: Anti-Science News

As a Voter, I'm Slightly Insulted by Scott Walker on Evolution

Thu, 2015-02-19 20:23
What, you can't be bothered to weigh the evidence on an ultimate question and come up with something thoughtful to say? David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

Happy Birthday, Alessandro Volta!

Thu, 2015-02-19 20:23
Volta stands as another example of a great scientist who saw no difficulty in upholding his Christian faith and pursuing a life of science. Donald McLaughlin http://www.discovery.org/p/611
Categories: Anti-Science News

From the Steadily Shrinking Catalogue of "Functionless," "Vestigial" Organs: Now, the Tailbone

Thu, 2015-02-19 20:23
The theory of intelligent design does not demand that the coccyx be medically indispensable. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
Categories: Anti-Science News

Alan Turing and the New Emergentists

Thu, 2015-02-19 20:23
The acclaimed Alan Turing biographical film The Imitation Game is up for multiple Oscars on Sunday. Erik J. Larson
Categories: Anti-Science News

Julia Roberts Promotes "Subhumanism"

Thu, 2015-02-19 20:23
Even conservation groups -- a noble cause -- now seethe with an anti-humanism that is both nihilistic and destructive. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
Categories: Anti-Science News

All in All, Not a Great Day for neo-Darwinism

Thu, 2015-02-19 20:23
The major finding in the Nature article to which Casey Luskin referred earlier is, if anything, evidence AGAINST neo-Darwinian evolution. Jonathan Wells http://www.discovery.org/p/41
Categories: Anti-Science News

Evolution Within Limits: Nature Study Identifies Genetic Basis for Galápagos Finch Beak Variation

Thu, 2015-02-19 20:23
Decades ago researchers Peter and Rosemarie Grant conducted painstaking research on finches in the Galápagos Islands. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
Categories: Anti-Science News

Intelligent Homo erectus "Used Shells for Tool Production and Engraving"

Thu, 2015-02-19 20:23
The shell's faintly visible "zig zag" triggered an inference to intelligent design. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
Categories: Anti-Science News

Test of Functional Sequence Space Shows Less Tolerance for Mutations than Expected

Thu, 2015-02-19 20:23
Mutational pathways to functional variants are accessible in theory more than in practice. Evolution News & Views
Categories: Anti-Science News

Problem 9: Neo-Darwinism Struggles to Explain the Biogeographical Distribution of Many Species

Mon, 2015-02-16 20:43
One of the most severe biogeographical puzzles for Darwinian theory is the origin of South American monkeys, called "platyrrhines." Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
Categories: Anti-Science News

A Firewall Between Science and Culture? Questions and Answers with John West, Author of Darwin Day in America

Mon, 2015-02-16 20:43
"Darwin Day provides a metaphor for how our public policy and culture have been influenced by Darwinian biology and similar kinds of reductionist science." Evolution News & Views
Categories: Anti-Science News

Is Jahi McMath Brain Dead?

Mon, 2015-02-16 20:43
Brain death is an easy diagnosis to make (I've made it hundreds of times). Michael Egnor
Categories: Anti-Science News