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We Share Many Genes with Lettuce, but that Doesn't Make Us Part Salad

It is fashionable these days to denigrate human beings as mere apes. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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In Tampa Bay, No Fewer than Three Successful Regional Premieres of Living Waters

The final event treated the audience to a birthday cake bearing the inscription, "Happy 30th Anniversary, ID Movement!" Well, thank you! Evolution News & Views
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Missing the Goal: Realistic Mutation Rates Stop Evolutionary Algorithms

Winston Ewert of Biologic Institute has just published a new article in the peer-reviewed journal BIO-Complexity. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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How Clotting Factors Form a Fibrin Clot, Completing Hemostasis

Where do the fibrin strands come from? Howard Glicksman
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Are You Infected by the Culture of Death?

Here's how to tell. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Polling Americans on global warming again

Two in three Americans think that global warming is happening, and about half think that, if it is happening, it is mostly owing to human activity, but only about one in ten know that nearly all climate scientists agree that global warming is happening as a result of human activity. Those were among the key findings of Climate Change in the American Mind: October 2015 (PDF).

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Expertise rejected in Texas

At its meeting on November 18, 2015, the Texas state board of education voted 8-7 to reject a proposal to add "a state review panel that could include college and university scholars assigned specifically to look for factual errors" in textbooks submitted for adoption in Texas, according to the Austin American-Statesman (November 18, 2015). 

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Exploiting Modern Laptop Hardware

W.R. Elsberry's The Austringer - Tue, 2015-11-17 03:39
I’ve been in the pleasant position of developing strategy of how best to set up new hardware. Well, new to me, in any case. Through the generosity of Burt Humburg, I have a Razer Blade Pro laptop, which I think is a 2014 vintage model. My previous personal laptop is a 2007-vintage Gateway MT6458, a… Read More »
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NCSE and the Grand Canyon 2016

Explore the Grand Canyon with NCSE! Reservations are still available for NCSE's next excursion to the Grand Canyon — as featured in the documentary No Dinosaurs in Heaven. From June 30 to July 8, 2016, NCSE will again explore the wonders of creation and evolution on a Grand Canyon river run conducted by NCSE's Steve Newton and Josh Rosenau. 

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Fear of Intelligent Design Prevents Some Biologists from Accepting ENCODE's Results

In Nature, Philip Ball acknowledges there is an "anxiety that admitting any uncertainty about the mechanisms of evolution will be exploited by those who seek to undermine it." Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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René Girard, RIP: A Rare Wisdom

There's nary a more pellucid description of the Darwinian assault on intelligent design than "mimetic contagion and scapegoating." Michael Egnor
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More on the "Mechanism" of Intelligent Design

Biochemist Larry Moran kindly asked how Stephen Meyer thinks design in biology was instantiated. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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What's the Mechanism of Intelligent Design?

University of Toronto biochemist Larry Moran has issued a challenge that advocates of intelligent design have heard before. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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Meet "Bob," the Speech-Making Robot

The pleonastic fallacy boils down to this: multiplying nonsense doesn't get you sense. Michael Egnor
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Remarkable Public Support for Criminalizing Scientific Dissent

It's not limited, as you might think, to a fanatical elite in the media or academia. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Criminalizing Scientific Dissent

I've been waiting to find out how the guardians of scientific orthodoxy are going to get skeptics of anthropogenic global warming into court. Michael Egnor
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Does Intelligent Design Stand Athwart the History of Science Yelling Stop?

You could call it the Trend of History argument, the Grand Narrative, or the Oncoming Train. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Teaching a Parrot Newton's Principia

Dr. Jeffrey Shallit has some more questions regarding my observation that animals are incapable of abstract thought. Michael Egnor
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With ENCODE Results, Evolutionary Biologists Are Forced to Wait in Perplexity

They are compelled to live with ambiguity until evolutionary models come along to explain ENCODE's data. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Can Animals Be Taught Concepts?

With enough cheese snacks on hand, I can train my Bichon Frise to bark when I point to "4" rather than "3" or "5" after I ask "What is 2 + 2?" Michael Egnor
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