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Vacation creationism bill dies in Kentucky

Kentucky's Senate Bill 50 (PDF) died in the House Education Committee when the legislature adjourned on April 15, 2016. The bill would have extended the duration of summer vacation in the state's public schools in order to boost tourism — including to a creationist attraction. 

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Furor over creationism in Poland

A controversy is smoldering over the distribution of a creationist book to schools in Poland. According to Gazeta Wyborcza (March 2, 2016), unsolicited copies of Maciej Giertych's Ewolucja, Dewolucja, Nauka (Evolution, Devolution, Science) were sent to the biology teachers in public and private secondary schools across the country in early 2016.

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Attacus atlas

Panda's Thumb - Tue, 2016-04-12 01:25
Photograph by Diogenes. Photography contest, Honorable Mention. Attacus atlas – Atlas moth. This specimen is a captive male at the Museum of the Academy of Natural History of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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Keeping Cool, Warming Up: Appreciating the Body's Temperature Control System

The system our body uses to control its core temperature demonstrates irreducible complexity. Howard Glicksman
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In the NY Times, Primatologist Frans de Waal Takes a Swing at Human Exceptionalism

If we demote ourselves into just another animal in the forest, that is precisely how we will act. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Human Language: Noam Chomsky, Universal Grammar, and Natural Selection

There is no doubt that a unique deep structure underlies the languages of all members of our species, modern Homo sapiens. Michael Denton
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It's Paul Nelson Day, again

Panda's Thumb - Sun, 2016-04-10 20:13
Solemn greetings, all. Today, as the more reverent among you know, is Paul Nelson Day. Today is the 12th annual feast day of St Nelson, patron saint of obtusity and procrastination, and we honor his contributions to science by...well, by not doing much of anything at all. You could make grandiose claims today and promise to make good on them tomorrow, a tomorrow that stretches out into a decade or more, I suppose, but that's... PZ Myers http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/
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Another Problem Bacteria Have to Worry About, and How They Solve It Effectively

It's hard enough to keep accurate time, but what do you do when some other process tries to throw your clock off? Evolution News & Views
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In Regenerative Medicine, Another Very Hopeful Adult Stem Cell Success

Look ma, no embryonic stem cells in sight. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Good News for Summer Seminar Students -- We Are Extending the Application Deadline Through April 14

This is where the next generation of ID scientists and scholars will emerge, as our experience with past graduates has already confirmed. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Darwinism, the Meaninglessness of Life, and of Death

"Evolution is the greatest killer of belief that has ever happened on this planet," says an evolutionist. Richard Weikart
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Still Hiding from a Fight, Darwin Defender Uses ID-Friendly Writer as a Human Shield

I'd be curious to read P.Z. Myers's response to Richard Dawkins v. Steve Meyer. Let him defend his fellow atheist. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Somebody to Loathe -- Eugenics at Harvard

It's a cliché that loathing other people is something we do to prop up our own sagging sense of self-worth. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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More on Randomness in Natural Selection and Evolution

A common objection to neo-Darwinian evolution highlights the fact that the theory is based to a large extent on chance events, or chance in general. Wolf-Ekkehard Lönnig
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A Telling Habit of Darwin's Advocates

Instead of arguing with figures in the world of ID science and scholarship, what do they do? David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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New Poll Reveals Evolution's Corrosive Impact on Beliefs about Human Uniqueness

From the earliest days of civilization, humans have considered themselves exceptional among living creatures. Evolution News & Views
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Biomimetics -- Where the Action Is, Continued

We pick up where we left off last week with more examples of design-based science from around the world. Evolution News & Views
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"Anti-Science" Revisited as Adult Stem Cells Prevent Heart Failure Deaths

What do you know, the so-called anti-scientists had it far more right than their accusers. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Probability Mistakes Darwinists Make

Several years ago I delivered a lecture at the University of Maine, showing how advances in science increasingly point to an intelligent mind behind biological life. Kirk Durston
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Two Days Left to Apply for Discovery Institute's Summer Seminars -- Deadline Is April 7

The seminars convey everything about ID, in a scientific and humanistic context, that gets left out of the curriculum at most universities. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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