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Junk DNA: Darwinists Say They Are "Largely Free from Assumptions or Hypotheses"

Oxford University researchers say that only 8.2% of our DNA is likely to be functional. The rest is "junk." Jonathan Wells http://www.discovery.org/p/41
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So, You Think Someone's View on Origins Has No Bearing on Questions About "Meaning and Value"?

To Wesley Smith's excellent comments about Jason Rosenhouse on assisted suicide, I would only add this. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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A Tirade by Jason Rosenhouse at Evolution Blog Doesn't Justify Assisted Suicide

I am not sure why so many "science" bloggers and writers want to opine on ethics. Perhaps having to be objective and purely evidence based gets boring. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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War on Humans: Now It's "Death Coaching"

I discovered the assisted suicide death cult when my friend Frances killed herself under the influence of the Hemlock Society, since evolved into Compassion and Choices. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Video: Stephen Meyer on How Charles Marshall, in Defending Darwinism, Was Forced to Violate a Key Scientific Tenet

Darwinism provides scientists with a filter for screening out inadmissible answers to questions about life's history. It thus creates a realm of forbidden science. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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National Academy of Sciences: Dobzhansky's "In the Light of Evolution" Mantra Is Not a Deduction, but a Premise

The NAS makes it clear that they choose Darwinism as an a priori framework in which all biological observations must be interpreted. Evolution News & Views
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From Sam Harris, Evangelizing Advocate of Scientific Atheism, Some Welcome Common Sense

Last we heard from Harris, he had contributed a chapter, "Science Must Destroy Religion," in a book full of atheist diatribes being taught at Ball State University. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Visualizing DNA: Two Fantastic Animations in One

First, what it takes for chromosomes to condense, and we mean really condense. Evolution News & Views
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A Pretty Sharp Edge: Reflecting on Michael Behe's Vindication

I am writing a post that shouldn't have to be written. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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War on Humans: Forcing Doctors to Kill

The ACLU is looking to recruit the state of Washington, not content with its path-breaking on the way to legalized trade in marijuana, as a pioneer. Evolution News & Views
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Good Grief. No, Airplanes Don't "Evolve" by Natural Law.

Reporters -- and scientists -- sometimes exhibit a woefully inadequate understanding of Darwinian concepts. Evolution News & Views
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Has the Darwin-Lobbying NCSE Cut Its Religious Outreach Efforts?

This could make it harder to convince people that Darwinian evolution really does mix comfortably with religious belief. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Walter Gehring dies

The eminent biologist Walter Gehring died on May 29, 2014, at the age of 75, according to the Biozentrum at the University of Basel.

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End to the impasse in sight?

A panel approved a proposed revision to the section on evolution in South Carolina's new state science standards, according to The State (July 29, 2014). If the revision is approved by the state board of education and the Education Oversight Committee, it will end the impasse over South Carolina's state science standards that began with the EOC's refusal in December 2013 to accept a standard covering evolution.

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NCSE's next webinar for activists

NCSE is pleased to announce the next of a new series of on-line workshops aimed at broadening and deepening the networks that make our work possible. The next workshop focuses on on-line petitions as a tool in science education advocacy, with advice about how to write, promote, and use such petitions.

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For Jerry Coyne a Hypothetical Choice: You May Knock on One and Only One Door

If you follow Coyne's blog Why Evolution Is True, you'll know he's currently in Poland on a visit with friends. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Physicists and engineers decide how to analyze evolution

Panda's Thumb - Thu, 2014-07-24 18:20
A big story in the press today. Scientists – mechanical engineers and physicists, one working for Boeing with his office only a few miles from my home – show that the evolution of airplanes works the same way as the evolution of organisms: The evolution of airplanes A. Bejan, J. D. Charles and S. Lorente J. Appl. Phys. 116, 044901 (2014); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4886855 (fortunately this paper can be downloaded for free). They make allometric plots of... Joe Felsenstein http://evolution.gs.washington.edu/felsenstein.html
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Contrails

Panda's Thumb - Thu, 2014-07-24 18:20
Contrails, in the general direction of Denver International Airport, as seen from Boulder, Colorado, August, 2011. Jeff Mitton, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, in an article in the Boulder Daily Camera, reminds us that contrails reduce diurnal temperature fluctuations and may have a significant effect on climate.... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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The Universe Next Door with Tom Woodward: Jonathan Wells on the Icons of Evolution, pt. 2

ID the Future - Thu, 2014-07-24 18:20
Listen Now. On this episode of ID the Future, hear the second part of Tom Woodward's interview with biologist Jonathan Wells on The Universe Next Door. Dr. Wells continues to explain the icons of evolution and why much of...
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The Universe Next Door with Tom Woodward: Jonathan Wells on the Icons of Evolution

ID the Future - Thu, 2014-07-24 18:20
Listen Now. On this episode of ID the Future, Jonathan Wells is on the Universe Next Door with Tom Woodward to talk about his popular book "Icons of Evolution." Dr. Wells discusses how Darwinism has failed to explain how...
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