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From Sticky Barnacles to Battery-Powered Dogs, Biomimetics Offers More Powerful Testimony to Intelligent Design

My little daughter is dejected because the sole on her favorite pair of boots keeps falling off. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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John West on Atheist Philosopher Thomas Nagel's "Simple but Profound Objection to Darwinism"

Tomorrow is Darwin Day, which we celebrate here as Academic Freedom Day. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Three More Living Languages Have Been Deciphered

Multiple layers of language, contained in embedded instructions and transmitted over distances, are found in life. Evolution News & Views
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Fifty Shades of Green

Certain segments of Western civilization are into masochistic self-flagellation and societal bondage. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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South Dakota Academic Freedom Bill Dies in Senate Education Committee

Importantly, none of the critics of the bill denied that there are legitimate scientific controversies around biological and chemical evolution. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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How Can We Believe in Naturalism if We Have No Choice?

If a particular view of human nature consistently produces bad results among normal human beings, is that not evidence against its correctness? Denyse O'Leary
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A preview of Dodging Extinction

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Anthony D. Barnosky's Dodging Extinction: Power, Food, Money, and the Future of Life on Earth (University of California Press, 2014).

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Bill to unblock NGSS passes Wyoming Senate

Wyoming's House Bill 23 (PDF) was passed by the Senate on a 27-3 vote on February 12, 2015. The bill would allow the state to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards by repealing a footnote in the state budget for 2014-2016 that precluded the use of state funds for "any review or adoption" of the NGSS.

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Antiscience bill in Montana dies

Montana's House Bill 321, which purports to "encourage critical thinking regarding controversial scientific theories" such as "biological evolution, the chemical origins of life, random mutation, natural selection, DNA, and fossil discoveries," was tabled in the House Education Committee on February 9, 2015.

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Antiscience bill in South Dakota dies

South Dakota's Senate Bill 114 is out of commission, following a February 10, 2015, hearing in the Senate Education Committee.

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Storms over new Utah science standards?

Utah's new state standards for middle school science education are on hold, reports the Salt Lake Tribune (February 9, 2015) — and evolution and climate change may be the reason.

 

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Darwin Day resolution in Arizona

Arizona state representatives Andrew Sherwood and Rebecca Rios, sponsors of the resolution

House Resolution 2002 (PDF), introduced in the Arizona House of Representatives on February 9, 2015, would, if enacted, express the House's recognition of February 12, 2015, as International Darwin Day.

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Darwin Day resolution in the Senate

Richard Blumenthal

Senate Resolution 66 (PDF), introduced in the United States Senate on February 4, 2015, would, if passed, express the Senate's support of designating February 12, 2015, as Darwin Day, and its recognition of "Charles Darwin as a worthy symbol on which to celebrate the achievements of reason, science, and the advancement of human knowledge."

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Open Message to Congress on Net Neutrality

W.R. Elsberry's The Austringer - Thu, 2015-01-22 16:31
I get email. One of the email messages I got yesterday was from Battle for the Net, a group advocating strong net neutrality rules enforced by the FCC under Title II. In the House of Congress, there is a move by Reps. Thune and Upton to propose and pass legislation that claims to establish “net […]
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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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September 2006 Feedback

TalkOrigins Archive - Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
Added October 22, 2006:
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The Discovery Institute Quote Mines Stephen Jay Gould

TalkOrigins Archive - Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
Added October 9, 2006: The newest addition to the Quote Mine Project shows how Casey Luskin of Discovery Institute misrepresents what Gould and others wrote in a brief for Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals.
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Awards, Honors, and Favorable Notices for The Talk.Origins Archive

TalkOrigins Archive - Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
Updated October 9, 2006: Honors won by the TalkOrigins Archive.
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The Discovery Institute Quote Mines Judge Jones

TalkOrigins Archive - Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
Added September 28, 2006: The Discovery Institute selectively quotes Judge Jones' decision in Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District in aid of its "bait and switch" claim of scientific evidence in support of intelligent design.
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