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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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Yale Law School Professor Says Evolution Doubts Cannot Be Attributed to Ignorance

Wed, 2014-07-09 12:16
"There are many ways to assess the quality of instruction that U.S. students receive in science. But what fraction of them say they 'believe' in evolution is not one of them." David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Precursors and Artifacts: Stephen Meyer Replies to Paleontologist Donald Prothero on Darwin's Doubt

Wed, 2014-07-09 12:16
One criticism you certainly cannot make of paleontologist and ID critic Donald Prothero is that he doesn't give us enough material to work with. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Animals Equivalent to Humans in NYT -- Again

Wed, 2014-07-09 12:16
"The term 'animal' is simply an excuse not to look at something." Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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In Early Reviews, Catching a Glimpse of "War on Humans" Theme in Upcoming Planet of the Apes Film

Wed, 2014-07-09 12:16
The series has always specialized in melancholy reflections on issues of the day, going back to the 1968 opener with its shocking climax. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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New York Times: When Politics Gets in the Way of Science

Wed, 2014-07-09 12:16
We continually see unscientific assertions among the Times's own writers about a simple matter easily discerned from any embryology textbook. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Neanderthal Man: The Long-Lost Relative Turns Up Again, This Time with Documents

Wed, 2014-07-09 12:16
Obviously, each new find will change the picture of Neanderthal communities a bit, but there is no consistent evidence for them as an "other species." Denyse O'Leary
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For First Amendment Purposes, Is Atheism a Religion?

Mon, 2014-07-07 06:24
Now getting courts to enforce this is another matter. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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We Hold These Truths to Be Self-Evident

Mon, 2014-07-07 06:24
On Independence Day, it's appropriate to review the sources of our rights as citizens. Stephen C. Meyer http://www.signatureinthecell.com
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On Independence Day, Recalling the Intelligent-Design Views of the Man Who Wrote the Declaration of Independence

Mon, 2014-07-07 06:24
Jefferson argued for his belief in a pervasive "design" behind nature, "without appeal to revelation" -- that is, from a scientific not a religious perspective. Evolution News & Views
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Michael Flannery, Writing from Edinburgh, Offers a Nice Puzzle

Mon, 2014-07-07 06:24
"As you look at the cliff ask yourself, is the difference between the products of chance and necessity so easily distinguished from those that have been intelligently designed?" David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Great Apes Cannot Be Slaves

Mon, 2014-07-07 06:24
The words we use matter. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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The Turing Test Is Dead. Long Live the Lovelace Test.

Mon, 2014-07-07 06:24
Recently, a computer program pretending to be a 13-year-old Ukrainian boy named Eugene Goostman was hailed as the first to pass the Turing test. Robert J. Marks II
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The Turing Test is Dead. Long Live the Lovelace Test.

Thu, 2014-07-03 16:14
Recently, a computer program pretending to be a 13-year-old Ukrainian boy named Eugene Goostman was hailed as the first to pass the Turing test. Robert J. Marks II
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On July 11, Apes Will Join the War on Humans

Thu, 2014-07-03 16:14
The new Planet of the Apes movie sounds like a midsummer night's dream for biologist Eric Pianka, known for musings about what might prove lovable about an ebola pandemic. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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If Nature's Designs Weren't So Good, Engineers Wouldn't Be Rushing to Imitate Them

Thu, 2014-07-03 16:14
From cells to seeds to humans, there's no organism that is escaping the envy of bioengineers. Evolution News & Views
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Flannery Goes to Edinburgh

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:44
Our friend and colleague Professor Michael Flannery is in Scotland, doing some research on Alfred Russel Wallace at the University of Edinburgh. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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On Human Origins, a Cautionary Tale with "Surprising" Biological Results

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:44
Back in the late 1980s and early 1990s, DNA sequencing was sweeping the scientific scene with its power to answer a number of unsolved problems. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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Conversations with Stephen Meyer: Surprised by Praise

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:44
It's not only the response of the critics that proves there's a legitimate scientific controversy here. Evolution News & Views
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When the Metaphor of Comparing Humans to Animals Fails

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:44
The vast gap between humans and animals, much as our culture and our science deny it, is underlined once again by this terrible story. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Universities Would Be More Honest if They Required a Darwinist "Faith Statement"

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:44
Obviously, the ideal would be if institutions like the University of Pennsylvania, Ball State (Hedin), the University of Kentucky (Gaskell) and the rest sought enlightenment unsparingly. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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