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Absorbing and Storing Energy: How the Body Controls Glucose

Just like a car needs energy, in the form of gasoline, to run properly, the body needs the energy in glucose to survive. Howard Glicksman
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The Tree of Life as a Challenge to Darwinism -- Denton on the Distinctness of Types

The several different meanings of "evolution" are like wild animals fighting under a blanket. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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From the Cambrian Explosion, a Remarkably Preserved Image of a Nervous System

Quite beautiful, isn't it? Like a dragon float from a Chinese New Year parade. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Coming in April, Richard Weikart's The Death of Humanity Asks the "Why It Matters" Question

On a momentous, anxious day for our country, it's good to be summoned back to ultimate questions. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Now Chimps Practice "Sacred Rituals"

It could be "symbolic," the tree could be "sacred," it could be "reminiscent of our own past," granting a peek into the evolution of human sacred practices. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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The Physics and Biology of Olfaction

Turning exterior molecules into signals in the brain involves numerous ingeniously designed mechanisms. Evolution News & Views
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RNCSE 36:1 now on-line

NCSE is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Reports of the National Center for Science Education is now available on-line. 

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Does the DI's latest Fund Raising Appeal Cross the Line?

Panda's Thumb - Tue, 2016-03-01 01:41
This was sent out by the Discovery Institute around a week ago. Note the bolded sentence. Dear {Insert name of email recipient here}: Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck, originator of modern quantum theories and 1918 winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics, was quoted as saying, “A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation... Dave Thomas http://www.nmsr.org
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Hirundo rustica

Panda's Thumb - Tue, 2016-03-01 01:41
Hirundo rustica - barn swallow, Goose Creek, Boulder, Colorado.... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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If Patients Were Pets

A Canadian government panel wants MDs (and nurses) to have lower conscience rights than veterinarians. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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The Types: Why Shared Characteristics Are Bad News for Darwinism

There is something incongruous about the very notion of genuine immutable "taxon-defining novelties" if Darwinian evolution is true. Michael Denton
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David Snoke on "Maxwell's Demon" and Information Processing

Dr. Snoke asks about the probability of an information-processing system appearing spontaneously in nature -- say, one that sorts rocks on the Moon. Evolution News & Views
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Biological Information from a Physics Perspective

For biological "information," Dr. David Snoke suggests "communication" may be the more accurate term. Evolution News & Views
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The Digestive System: The Stomach and Beyond

The gastrointestinal system demonstrates irreducible complexity because every component has to be present for it to be able to do its job. Howard Glicksman
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Language as an Evolutionary Conundrum

Well timed with Michael Denton's latest, a new book by Noam Chomsky and Robert Berwick makes fellow evolutionists uneasy. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Bible-as-science-reference bill in Idaho defused?

Idaho's Senate Bill 1321 (PDF) — which originally would have permitted the use of the Bible in Idaho's public schools "for reference purposes to further the study of" a variety of topics, including "astronomy, biology, [and] geology" — is reportedly going to be amended to omit the references to the sciences.

Categories: Pro-Science News

Attack on science standards in West Virginia

West Virginia's House Bill 4014, which passed the House of Delegates on February 26, 2016, would, if enacted, prevent the state board of education from implementing the state science standards adopted in 2015 — and there are indications that the treatment of climate science in the standards is part of the motivation.

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Two (or three) down in Oklahoma

Oklahoma's House Bill 3045 (PDF), which would, if enacted, have deprived administrators of the ability to prevent teachers from miseducating students about "scientific controversies," died in the House Rules Committee on February 26, 2016, when a deadline for bills in the House of Representatives to be reported from committee expired.

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Antiscience bill dies in Oklahoma

Oklahoma's Senate Bill 1322 (PDF), which would, if enacted, have deprived administrators of the ability to prevent teachers from miseducating students about "scientific controversies," died in the Senate Education Committee on February 25, 2015, when a deadline for senate bills to be reported from committee expired. 

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New Solution to Darwin's Doubt: Earth Wandered into Cambrian Explosion

If you thought that evolutionary explanations for the Cambrian explosion couldn't get any more convoluted, check out the latest proposal. Evolution News & Views
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