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Attention, filmmakers!

Scientists and science educators of all stripes — students, postdocs, faculty, and full- or part-time science communicators — are invited to enter the Seventh Annual Evolution Video Competition, sponsored by the Duke Initiative for Science & Society, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Society for the Study of Evolution, and the BEACON Center fo

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Update from South Dakota

South Dakota's Senate Bill 55, which would empower science denial in the classroom, is still awaiting a hearing in the House Education Committee, currently scheduled for February 13, 2017. In the meantime, the bill continues to attract state and national attention.

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Anti-NGSS bill in Iowa

House File 140, introduced in the Iowa House of Representatives on January 31, 2017, and referred to the House Education Committee, would, if enacted, prohibit the state board of education from "adopting, approving, or requiring implementation of the [N]ext [G]eneration [S]cience [S]tandards by school districts and accredited nonpublic schools."

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Fact Check: No, the Texas Board of Education Has Not Authorized "Creationism" in Its Science Standards

The Texas Board of Education met this past week to discuss the streamlining of its science standards, greeted by much news attention. Sarah Chaffee
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An Opening for Academic Freedom in Texas, as Representative Swanson Files a Bill

This legislation, if passed, would protect teachers who wish to discuss the "scientific strengths and weaknesses of existing scientific theories." Sarah Chaffee
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March for Science Gets "Hijacked" by Partisanship

If science ever becomes conflated in the public mind with left-wing advocacy, it will profoundly harm that crucial sector. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Biologist Ann Gauger: Apoptosis (Cell Death) Is an Enigma for Darwinism

Sarah Chaffee and Discovery Institute biologist Ann Gauger have been conducting a multipart conversation about the cell. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Tom Bethell on Mind, Matter, and Self-Defeating Darwinism

The assertion of materialism, which is the foundation of Darwinian theory, runs headlong into what we know about our own inner lives. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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See the Trailer Now -- Meet Tom Bethell, Author of Darwin's House of Cards

As Fred Barnes of The Weekly Standard says, Bethell "writes like a dream," which captures my sentiment. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Did Complex Flight Feathers "Emerge"?

Consider something you know is intelligently designed: for example, software code for an app that flies a drone. Evolution News & Views
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Michael Behe Is Headed to Florida for Back-to-Back Screenings of Revolutionary!

We've got you well covered in the Sunshine State. Evolution News & Views
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Ten Tips for Spotting Fake Science News on Evolution

Not any journalist who commits one or more of the following is guilty of spreading fake news, but these are things to watch for. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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The Cell as a City: Examining an Apt Metaphor

On most days, city services are invisible to residents. We take them for granted through a lack of thoughtfulness -- and gratitude. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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These Animals Really Get Around

You've heard about Arctic terns, sea turtles, monarch butterflies and salmon, but how about other long-distance travelers? Evolution News & Views
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Tom Bethell's Rebuke to Fellow Journalists: A Skeptical Look at Evolution Is Not Beyond Your Powers

Darwin's edifice rests on a 19th century faith in Progress, propped up by a dogmatic commitment to materialism. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Academic Freedom Legislation: Understanding South Dakota's SB 55

South Dakota science teachers, and therefore the students and families they serve, will likely find this legislation heartening. Sarah Chaffee
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Darwin's Corrosive Idea: The Case of Stephen Matheson

A biologist, Dr. Matheson is a longtime critic of the theory of intelligent design, and now a former Christian. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Inside the Cell: DNA as a Library

Biologist Ann Gauger draws a thought-provoking analogy to a famed institution in our nation's capital. Evolution News & Views
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Antiscience legislation in Texas

House Bill 1485, introduced in the Texas House of Representatives on February 2, 2017, is the fourth antiscience bill of the year, joining similar bills in Indiana, Oklahoma, and South Dakota.

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A disappointing vote in Texas

"The Texas State Board of Education on Wednesday [February 1, 2017] voted preliminarily for science standards that would keep in language that some say opens the door to creationism," the Texas Tribune (February 1, 2017) reports.

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