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Help wanted: Director of Community Organizing and Research

NCSE is seeking to hire a Director of Community Organizing and Research. The full-time position involves implementing a new NCSE program aimed at facilitating the development of local community groups focused on support of high-quality science education.

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Antiscience legislation in South Dakota

South Dakota's Senate Bill 114 is the fourth antiscience bill of 2015, following on the heels of Missouri's House Bill 486, Indiana's Senate Bill 562, and Oklahoma's Senate Bill 665.

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Bill to unblock NGSS passes Wyoming House

Wyoming's House Bill 23 (PDF) was passed by the House of Representatives on a 39-21 vote on January 26, 2015, according to the Casper Star-Tribune (January 27, 2015), and now proceeds to the Senate. 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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Maroon Bells

Panda's Thumb - Tue, 2015-01-27 15:04
Maroon Bells, Aspen, Colorado.... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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Jellyfish Sense Their Environment for Controlled Migration

The humble jellyfish doesn't just drift with the waves. It knows where it is and where its neighbors are. Evolution News & Views
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Aristotle on the Immateriality of Intellect and Will

This argument of the peripatetic pagan became a cornerstone of the Christian, Jewish, and Islamic understanding of the mental powers of the soul. Michael Egnor
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Lucky Us: Turning the Copernican Principle on Its Head

Far from perpetuating the caricature of science versus faith, these results fit well with a theistic view of the universe. Daniel Bakken
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No Spin: Endogenous Retroviral Sequences Are Important for Brain Function, and Aren't Junk

Ann Gauger recently wrote an excellent piece about interpreting scientific writings minus all the unnecessary evolutionary gloss. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Giant panda cubs to be featured on PBS

Panda's Thumb - Mon, 2015-01-26 09:36
A new PBS series, Earth: A new wild, will highlight China’s breeding of giant pandas with the intention of introducing them into the wild. One goal of the series is to demonstrate that humans and nature are interdependent, according to its producer, M. Sanjayan. The 5-part series will begin on February 4. You may see a 1.5-min clip from the show at the link above. You may also see photographs of newborn panda triplets here.... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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Ark Park attendance estimates way down

Panda's Thumb - Mon, 2015-01-26 09:36
Ark Park attendance is estimated to be no more than 640,000 visitors in its best year, down from 1.24 million, according to a report by Tom Loftus in The (Kentucky) Courier-Journal. That is not as bad as it appears – or as good as it appears, depending how you look at it – considering that the project has been scaled back from $172.5 million with many additional attractions to $73 million without. The Kentucky Secular... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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Recalling the Wannsee Conference

"They must be dealt with appropriately, since, representing the fruit of natural selection, they are to be regarded as the core of a new Jewish revival." Michael Egnor
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Media Wrongly Claim Indiana Academic Freedom Bill Opens the Door to Intelligent Design

Academic freedom bills are only intended to cover topics that are already in the curriculum. Topics that are not in the curriculum (like intelligent design) are not covered by such legislation. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Your Computer Doesn't Know Anything

It is remarkable how much damage has been done to our understanding of our world by materialist metaphysics. Michael Egnor
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The Many Faces of Science Censorship

Each year, evolution enthusiasts, evangelizing atheists, and Religious Left activists celebrate Charles Darwin's birthday, February 12, as "Darwin Day." David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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In Light of New BIO-Complexity Paper, Maintaining Neo-Darwinism Means Rejecting Established Methods of Historical Science

The typical response from evolutionists is that perhaps ancient enzymes were different, and more readily mutable to acquire new functions. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Comparing the Odds: The Seahawks Game Versus...Evolution?

Even the most die-hard Seattle fans would agree that the odds of last week's Seahawks win were quite small. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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Biologic Institute's Groundbreaking Peer-Reviewed Science Has Now Demonstrated the Implausibility of Evolving New Proteins

Darwin observed that his theory "breaks down" when large leaps of complexity are needed in order to provide some advantage. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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It Takes Great Faith to Be an Astrobiologist

When you strip away the hype and false assumptions in origin-of-life literature, what are you left with? Evolution News & Views
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Darwin's Doubt Hits the 600 Review Mark on Amazon

That makes Darwin's Doubt the most reviewed book on the topic of biological origins among those listed on the Amazon website. Andrew McDiarmid http://www.evolutionnews.org
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Nothing Could Be Finer than Studying Intelligent Design, in Seattle in July: Summer Seminars Are Coming

The seminars are designed for upper-division undergraduates and graduate students, but each year we reserve a few spaces for a cohort of professors, scientists, teachers, pastors, and professionals. Evolution News & Views
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