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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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Peer-Reviewed Science: What the Field of Systems Biology Can Tell Us About Intelligent Design

Fri, 2014-07-18 16:04
"'Reverse engineering' would seem to imply that there was 'engineering' in the first place." Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
Categories: Anti-Science News

Now with 12 Emmy Nominations, Why Shouldn't Cosmos End Up in the Schools?

Fri, 2014-07-18 16:04
As a media vehicle, the series is much less "educationally driven" than it is message-driven. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

The Tang Factor: Last Night with William Dembski at McCaw Hall

Fri, 2014-07-18 16:04
What does a powdered orange drink have to do with Dembski's argument that information underlies material reality rather than the other way around? David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

When Biologists Think Like Engineers: How the Burgeoning Field of Systems Biology Supports Intelligent Design

Fri, 2014-07-18 16:04
What if many scientists are doing this and they don't even realize it? Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
Categories: Anti-Science News

So, Michael Behe Was Right After All; What Will the Critics Say Now?

Fri, 2014-07-18 16:04
Is an apology from Behe's critics then forthcoming? In a world where debates were conducted with the goal of discovering truth rather scoring points, it sure ought to be. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
Categories: Anti-Science News

Yet Again, Answering Paleontologist Donald Prothero on the Duration of the Cambrian Explosion; Plus Bonus "Taradiddle" Alert

Fri, 2014-07-18 16:04
I just checked Prothero's review of Darwin's Doubt and noticed that he tacked on an undated Postscript. This guy takes the cake. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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It's Tough to Make Predictions, Especially About the Future

Fri, 2014-07-18 16:04
As I noted here at ENV on Monday, a recent paper confirms a key inference I made in 2007 in The Edge of Evolution. Michael Behe
Categories: Anti-Science News

Video: Douglas Ell at MIT on Counting to God

Fri, 2014-07-18 16:04
The reference to counting has to do with seven wonders of science that Ell reasoned point to a creative intelligence guiding the origins of the cosmos and of life. Evolution News & Views
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For the Intelligent-Design Community, an Unexpected Honor

Fri, 2014-07-18 16:04
Candidly, we weren't expecting to be credited with Germany's victory in this year's World Cup. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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The "Flat Animal": Is It a Cambrian Ancestor?

Fri, 2014-07-18 16:04
Phylum Placozoa contains one member, but it has a body plan, six cell types, and a complex genomic toolkit. Evolution News & Views
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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Against the Backdrop of Human Exceptionalism

Tue, 2014-07-15 03:12
"Horror" refers to things that should not be because they violate profound assumptions about life, death, society, relationships, the world, or the cosmos. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Today at 1 PM Pacific, It's Stephen Meyer Versus Michael Shermer on the Medved Show

Tue, 2014-07-15 03:12
Dr. Shermer is founding publisher of Skeptic magazine, under whose auspices he published an over-the-top review of Dr. Meyer's book, Darwin's Doubt. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

Planet of the Apes Doesn't Fit Snugly in the "War on Humans" Category

Tue, 2014-07-15 03:12
It's part of my job as a human exceptionalism apologist to see movies that try to tear down the unique value of human life. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
Categories: Anti-Science News

A Key Inference of The Edge of Evolution Has Now Been Experimentally Confirmed

Tue, 2014-07-15 03:12
Darwinian theory proposes that the astoundingly intricate machinery of the cell developed step by tiny step, by natural selection acting on random mutation. Michael Behe
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So Explaining the Cambrian Explosion Is All About the Oxygen, Is It?

Tue, 2014-07-15 03:12
A news article at Nature, "Oxygen fluctuations stalled life on Earth," is remarkable for skirting the main issue, the primary enigma. Evolution News & Views
Categories: Anti-Science News

Why Scientific Fraud Matters

Sat, 2014-07-12 11:47
Science, the tradition of empirical investigation of nature, is indeed grand and awesome. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

What the Evolution Debate, and the Debate over Assisted Suicide, Have in Common

Sat, 2014-07-12 11:47
The alternatives are despair and death, or hope and life. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

Gliese 581g: A Black Eye for Believers in Habitable Earth-like Exoplanets

Sat, 2014-07-12 11:47
NASA released an image, an "artist's conception," that made Gliese 581g look like quite the garden spot. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

Postcard from Edinburgh: Flannery on David Hume, Alfred Russel Wallace, C.S. Lewis, & More

Sat, 2014-07-12 11:47
"Hume's argument against miracles was convincingly dismantled in a critique by Alfred Russel Wallace." David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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For Critics of Intelligent Design, There's No Hiding Behind Claims of "Peer Review" Anymore

Thu, 2014-07-10 21:10
If scientific peer review were really the "gold standard," it wouldn't be this badly tarnished. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News