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David Berlinski's Daughter, Claire, Reports on Being Present Moments After Today's Paris Terror Attack

As Claire notes, she was late for an appointment -- which, had she been on time, would have put her right at the scene of the attack as it was happening. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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On the Origin of Life, Salon Says "Creationists" Are Running Scared Due to "Brilliant New Science"

Headline writers for Salon have a fondness for attributing extreme states of mind to Darwin skeptics. Evolution News & Views
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More Complexity by Subtraction: The Case of the Gecko

Subtract an innovation and evolution takes off running. Just ask the non-adhesive geckos. Evolution News & Views
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Postscript on the Barnes & Noble Mis-shelving Mystery

This could be the definitive proof that Karl Marx was wrong that capital shapes consciousness. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Darwin Day approaches

It's time to dust off your Darwin costume again: less than a month remains before Darwin Day 2015!

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A glimpse of Lost Antarctica

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of James McClintock's Lost Antarctica: Adventures in a Disappearing Land (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).

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Outrage in West Virginia

"Groups that support teaching students about the evidence showing that humans are contributing to a global rise in temperatures are speaking out against West Virginia's changes to the state's new K-12 science education standards," reports the Charleston Gazette (January 4, 2015). 

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Would the Supreme Court defend public education from the religious right?

Panda's Thumb - Sat, 2015-01-03 14:02
Anyone who relies on the Supreme Court to guarantee that creationism will not be taught in public school or that the Ark Park’s threatened lawsuit will necessarily fail might want to read an article by Erwin Chemerinsky in the January 1 issue of The Washington Spectator. In that article, which I take to be a longish abstract of his book, Chemerinsky argues that the Court has generally not lived up to its “lofty expectations” and... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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Best ID Takedown of 2014 - Perhaps Ken Miller's Demolition of "Edge of Evolution"?

Panda's Thumb - Sat, 2015-01-03 14:02
Michael Behe is very thrilled that a PNAS paper published this year “confirms a key inference I made in 2007 in The Edge of Evolution.” The Discovery Institute is also thrilled, enough so to reprint Behe’s July 14, 2014 op-ed on ENV as this year’s #4 in the top-story countdown. Says Behe, regarding what he describes as “the need for multiple, specific changes in a particular malarial protein (called PfCRT) for the development of resistance... Dave Thomas http://www.nmsr.org
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Proterozoic schists

Panda's Thumb - Sat, 2015-01-03 14:02
Photograph by Jim Kocher. Photography contest, Honorable Mention. Painted Wall – Black Canyon of the Gunnison River, Montrose, Colorado, May, 1999; Kodachrome 64. Proterozoic schists intruded by pegmatite dikes (~1.25 Ga). Vertical relief is ~2,200 ft.... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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Welcome to the Top Ten Scientific Problems with Biological and Chemical Evolution

"There are no weaknesses in the theory of evolution." Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Happy New Year! Our #1 Evolution Story of 2014: New Paper from Biologic Institute, "Shared Evolutionary History or Shared Design?"

The paper is the closing chapter of our long-term study of bacterial enzymes to determine if they can be coopted to new functions. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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Ring in the New Year with a Fabulous Video on Fine-Tuning from William Lane Craig

The wisdom of the ancients is being confirmed, not refuted, by the discoveries of modern science. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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#2 of Our Top Ten Evolution Stories of 2014: Now with More Doubt! Meyer's Landmark Is Back in a New Edition, Replying to the Critics

It's a mantra among defenders of orthodox Darwinian theory: There is no debate about evolution. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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A Rare Media Defense of Human Exceptionalism

I believe the unremitting assault on unique human value -- animal rights, nature rights, transhumanism, bioethics -- aims to break the spine of Judeo-Christian moral philosophy. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Faced with Uncooperative Data, Evolutionary Icthyologists Reverse the Predictions of Common Descent

Neil Shubin and his team are at it again, suggesting that Tiktaalik was a fish with a "wrist." Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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#3 of Our Top Ten Evolution Stories of 2014: Cosmos Finale Takes One Last Shot at the Privileged Planet Thesis

It was a fitting end, in keeping with what we've seen already in the series. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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In Bacteria, an Astonishing Array of Chemical Factories

Though among the simplest of organisms, Bacteria synthesize hundreds of different organic compounds. The genes for these chemical factories defy evolutionary ancestry. Evolution News & Views
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#4 of Our Top Ten Evolution Stories of 2014: A Key Inference of The Edge of Evolution Has Now Been Experimentally Confirmed

Darwinian theory proposes that the astoundingly intricate machinery of the cell developed step by tiny step, by natural selection acting on random mutation. Michael Behe
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Appeal in COPE v. Kansas

The dismissal of a creationist lawsuit seeking to prevent Kansas from adopting the Next Generation Science Standards on the grounds that doing so would "establish and endorse a non-theistic religious worldview" is now under appeal. The Associated Press (December 31, 2014) reports that the plaintiffs in COPE et al. v. Kansas State Board of Education et al. filed a notice of appeal with the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit on December 30, 2014. 

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