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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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Code Busting: Genomes Where a "Stop" Sign Means "Go"

Sat, 2014-05-31 16:00
Up until now it has been believed that most organisms use the same genetic code to specify how to make proteins. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
Categories: Anti-Science News

Irony Watch: Ronald Reagan's Son Endorses the Freedom From Religion Foundation

Thu, 2014-05-15 04:19
Campus speech codes, forbidding politically incorrect ideas from being expressed, blossomed in the Reagan era, fueled by anti-Reagan rage. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Irreducibly Complex: Design of the Type IV Secretion System

Wed, 2014-05-14 16:14
There was the Type III Secretion System some Darwinists tried to imagine as a stepping-stone to the bacterial flagellum, but the Type IV is radically different. Evolution News & Views
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Debate: Where Do Complex Biological Systems Come From? Stephen Meyer v. Oxford Physicist Ard Louis

Wed, 2014-05-14 16:14
It's hard to resist comparing heavy-weights like Louis -- critics of ID who nevertheless engage the issues -- to naysayers who specialize in running from a fight. Evolution News & Views
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It's Here! Darwin's Doubt, the Paperback with a New Epilogue Responding to Dr. Meyer's Critics

Wed, 2014-05-14 16:14
Well, it's here in the sense that it's here in our offices, though it won't go on sale until June 3. Evolution News & Views
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Early Human Religion: A 747 Built in the Basement with an X-Acto Knife

Wed, 2014-05-14 16:14
The little we know of early religion was not predicted by naturalist theses -- and has not confirmed any of them. Denyse O'Leary
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Do Human "Tails" Represent the Simple "Turning On" of Genes Retained from Our Ancestors?

Wed, 2014-05-14 16:14
Karl Giberson wants us to think that true tails are some kind of a regression to an earlier form. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Transhumanism and the "Will to Evolve"

Wed, 2014-05-14 16:14
As I'm learning at a conference, it is interesting how important evolution seems to be to the entire concept of transhumanism. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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The Whitewash Continues: Cosmos Conceals the Sources of Scientific Inspiration for Michael Faraday, James Clerk Maxwell

Wed, 2014-05-14 16:14
When admitting faith's role in the history of science would be most appropriate, Cosmos invariably falls silent. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Are Humans Ever Born with "Perfectly Formed" Tails?

Wed, 2014-05-14 16:14
In The Descent of Man, Charles Darwin cited the tailbone (coccyx) as a supposed vestigial feature. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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The Cold Trap: How It Works

Wed, 2014-05-14 16:14
As water vapor ascends in the atmosphere, it cools and condenses out, forming clouds and rain and snow and falling back to the Earth. Michael Denton
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Explaining Antechinus: Stove's Law in Action

Wed, 2014-05-14 16:14
David Stove in his Darwinian Fairytales gives examples of how evolution "explains" every possible bizarre biological behavior. Rob Sheldon
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Another Icon of Evolution: The Darwinian Myth of Human "Tails"

Wed, 2014-05-14 16:14
The evolutionary notion of human "tails" is not only mistaken. It is also medically harmful. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Is Earth's Apparent Design for Life Simply the "Most Severe Case of Observational Bias in the History of Science"?

Fri, 2014-05-09 14:37
Astrobiologist David Waltham claims that the only explanation we need to explain our infinite good fortune is anthropic selection or observer bias. Michael Denton
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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
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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
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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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