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Evolution News and Views (ENV) provides original reporting and analysis about the debate over intelligent design and evolution, including breaking news about scientific research, academic freedom cases, and educational policy issues. ENV also covers how the rest of the newsmedia report on the debate, offering analysis and corrections to major news stories, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at how journalists and news outlets operate when they report on this issue. Movable Type 5.12
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A Reader Asks, "Are De Novo Genes Real?"

Tue, 2016-02-09 01:00
Why are they there and where did they come from? To answer these questions we have to first deal with some important assumptions of evolutionary biology. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
Categories: Anti-Science News

Dolphin Males Force Dolphin Females into Gang Intercourse

Tue, 2016-02-09 01:00
An animal cannot commit rape, which is a crime that involves moral turpitude. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
Categories: Anti-Science News

Natural Life: Cosmological Fine-Tuning as an Argument for Structuralism

Mon, 2016-02-08 18:48
If nature is so fine-tuned for life's environment, might the fine-tuning not also include a set of laws of form, geared to actualize the forms of life on earth? Michael Denton
Categories: Anti-Science News

In a Plea for Genuine Academic Freedom, New Play Turns Inherit the Wind Topsy Turvy

Mon, 2016-02-08 18:48
In Disinherit the Wind, playwright and actor Matt Chait takes the characters from the old play and film and reshapes them. John G. West http://www.discovery.org/p/18
Categories: Anti-Science News

Houston Chapter of the Science & Culture Network Launches BIG with a Screening of Living Waters

Mon, 2016-02-08 18:48
Over 700 people showed up, quite an impressive turnout when you think about all the other activities that compete for our Friday nights. Janine Dixon
Categories: Anti-Science News

Junk DNA: Is Preventing Breast Cancer a Function?

Mon, 2016-02-08 18:48
Score another function for non-coding DNA. Without this "junk," cells proliferate and spread, causing cancer. Evolution News & Views
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Official United Methodist News Service Implies Intelligent Design Is...Satanic?

Mon, 2016-02-08 18:48
I guess that means Methodist founder John Wesley was Satanic for finding evidence of intelligent design throughout nature. John G. West http://www.discovery.org/p/18
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Are Our Bodies the Product of "Unintelligent Design"?

Mon, 2016-02-08 18:48
A couple of years ago prominent evolutionary biologist David Barash opened a remarkable window on his classroom teaching. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
Categories: Anti-Science News

Misunderstanding Wallace on "Intelligent Evolution"

Mon, 2016-02-08 18:48
I have used the term as an accurate description of his idea of a thoroughly teleological form of evolutionary theory. Michael Flannery http://www.discovery.org/p/471
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Sexual Harassment in Academic Science Offers an Unexpected Lesson About Censorship on Evolution

Mon, 2016-02-08 18:48
Some thoughts as we approach tomorrow's nomination deadline for Censor of the Year. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

The Push Begins to Violate Religious Objections to Assisted Suicide

Mon, 2016-02-08 18:48
Forcing a Catholic hospital (say) to employ or give staffing privileges to death doctors would violate the free exercise of religion. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
Categories: Anti-Science News

You Can't Ascribe Intelligence to an Unguided Process

Mon, 2016-02-08 18:48
There's a new movement afoot among some evolutionary biologists to co-opt the term "intelligent design." Evolution News & Views
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Listen: Information Theory for Non-Nerds

Mon, 2016-02-08 18:48
The subject can be abstruse. In an amusing and enlightening conversation, Robert Marks and Winston Ewert explain it all for you. Evolution News & Views
Categories: Anti-Science News

Selfish Gene Turns Forty, in Time for Dawkins Crackup

Mon, 2016-02-08 18:48
It's like a strange dream, not exactly good or bad, but mostly just...weird. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Steiner Wars: An Exchange with Dave Thomas

Mon, 2016-02-08 18:48
To visualize a Steiner tree, think about a collection of cities to be connected by a road network. Winston Ewert
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The Body as a Battlefield: Proteins of the Innate Immune System

Wed, 2016-02-03 13:55
These proteins bring other immune cells to the field of battle, make neutrophils and macrophages more effective, and fight invading microbes. Howard Glicksman
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Two Views of Biology: Structuralism vs. Functionalism

Wed, 2016-02-03 13:55
A structuralist view suggests the biological realm is undergirded by "crystal-like" primal patterns, specified in the laws of nature. Michael Denton
Categories: Anti-Science News

Flat-Earth Myth, Anyone? Recalling Neil deGrasse Tyson's Long Pedigree

Wed, 2016-02-03 13:55
Which reminds me, who will be this year's COTY (Censor of the Year)? Give us your nominations by February 5. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

A Fourth Layer of Epicycles on the Standard Cosmology

Wed, 2016-02-03 13:55
As you may recall, the Big Bang expelled all the matter in the universe with a certain amount of violence or explosive velocity. Rob Sheldon
Categories: Anti-Science News

Brave New World, Here We Come

Wed, 2016-02-03 13:55
This is 21st-century eugenics -- and it will, in the end, become just as oppressive and anti-human equality as the original version. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
Categories: Anti-Science News