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Suicide Promotion Is Now at Flood Levels in the Media

Yesterday, the New York Times Magazine had a front-page story touting the suicide of a woman with Alzheimer's. Wesley J. Smith
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A New Way to Explore ID: Discovering Intelligent Design Curriculum Now Includes Online Learning

DID is the only comprehensive curriculum that presents both the biological and cosmological evidence in support of the theory of intelligent design, at a layperson's level. Evolution News & Views
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Any Sufficiently Vacuous Evolutionary Explanation Is Indistinguishable from Magic

Check this out from Yale University, likening evolution to a "house of cards." Yes, you read that right. Evolution News & Views
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Final Exit Network Is Convicted of Assisted Suicide

The punishment, alas, will not nearly fit the crime. Wesley J. Smith
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Listen: Humans Display Many Behavioral and Cognitive Abilities that Offer No Apparent Survival Advantage

Casey Luskin concludes his series discussing the top ten problems with biological and chemical evolution. Evolution News & Views
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The Modesty Chronicles

I've noticed in our science coverage here lately has been an appeal to evolution advocates to exercise a little of that overlooked virtue. David Klinghoffer
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Understanding Cardiovascular Function: The Challenge of Maintaining the Body's Water Content

In dealing with the laws of nature, our body is constantly losing water, mainly through respiration, perspiration, and the formation of urine. Howard Glicksman
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Heads or Tails: The Problem of Evolving Animal Body Plans

Here I conclude the series I began to address the white space in evolutionary thinking. Ann Gauger
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Listen: Neo-Darwinism Has a Long History of Inaccurate Predictions About Vestigial Organs and "Junk DNA"

This series is based upon Casey Luskin's chapter in the volume More than Myth, edited by Paul Brown and Robert Stackpole (Chartwell Press, 2014). Evolution News & Views
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Adventures in Ankara

Last week, I hit the road for Ankara, Turkey, to participate in the 3rd International Congress on Evolution Under Scrutiny. Paul Nelson
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The New Humanists: In The Atlantic, Erik Larson Aptly Puts a Name on a Movement

The emphasis on humanity over machines reminds me of what draws together all that we do at Discovery Institute's Center for Science & Culture. David Klinghoffer
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Dutch Move Toward Family-Assisted Suicide

Any media story about Dutch euthanasia is generally accompanied by the blithe and false assurance of medicalized killing being governed by "strict guidelines." Wesley J. Smith
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South Dakota adopts new science standards

The South Dakota state board of education adopted a new set of science standards for the state on May 18, 2015.

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Antievolution bill dies in Missouri

Missouri's House Bill 486 (PDF) died in committee in the Missouri House of Representatives on May 15, 2015, when the legislature adjourned. 

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Colaptes auratus

Panda's Thumb - Wed, 2015-05-06 04:06
Photograph by Louis Shackleton. Colaptes auratus – female yellow-shafted northern flicker, University of North Carolina at Wilmington campus. Mr. Shackleton writes, “She is gaping, that is, thermoregulating by opening her beak and just breathing, because birds do not sweat.”... Matt Young
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Google Logins

Panda's Thumb - Sun, 2015-05-03 09:50
We are aware of the issue with Google comment logins and are working on a fix. It is going to take us a while to implement one due to various personal and software reasons.... Reed A. Cartwright
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Net Neutrality and Irony Meter Implosion

W.R. Elsberry's The Austringer - Fri, 2015-05-01 12:58
In looking up commentary on net neutrality, I found Kool-Aid chugger Chris Harris. (I was actually looking for “Logan Albright”, and found Harris as an inveterate quoter of Albright.) Amidst a bunch of other hogwash, Harris makes a plea to consider the ISPs: Some dissenters against “Net Neutrality” are most concerned with the free-market implications… Read More »
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Perils of Moving

W.R. Elsberry's The Austringer - Fri, 2015-04-24 09:06
Diane got a job offer for the Avida-ED programmer position at Michigan State University. We’ve gone through the various things that happen in a job transition, leaving the old job, getting a sale contract on our Palmetto home and land, packing and sorting our belongings, and preparing for the move itself. I had even set… Read More »
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Cereopsis novaehollandiae

Panda's Thumb - Thu, 2015-04-23 04:23
Cereopsis novaehollandiae – Cape Barren Goose, Flinders Chase National Park, Kangaroo Island, Australia.... Matt Young
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The Origin of Life

TalkOrigins Archive - Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
Added October 31, 2006:A discussion of the main models on the spontaneous origin of life that aims to show how cellular complexity could have gradually emerged from simple systems - in contrast to the sudden appearance of complexity that creationists claim to have been necessary at the beginning of life. Central issues like the composition of the early atmosphere of the Earth and the origin of the homochirality of amino acids and sugars are reviewed as well.
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