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Understanding Cardiovascular Function: The Challenge of Maintaining the Body's Water Content

In dealing with the laws of nature, our body is constantly losing water, mainly through respiration, perspiration, and the formation of urine. Howard Glicksman
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Heads or Tails: The Problem of Evolving Animal Body Plans

Here I conclude the series I began to address the white space in evolutionary thinking. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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Listen: Neo-Darwinism Has a Long History of Inaccurate Predictions About Vestigial Organs and "Junk DNA"

This series is based upon Casey Luskin's chapter in the volume More than Myth, edited by Paul Brown and Robert Stackpole (Chartwell Press, 2014). Evolution News & Views
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Adventures in Ankara

Last week, I hit the road for Ankara, Turkey, to participate in the 3rd International Congress on Evolution Under Scrutiny. Paul Nelson http://www.discovery.org/p/45
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The New Humanists: In The Atlantic, Erik Larson Aptly Puts a Name on a Movement

The emphasis on humanity over machines reminds me of what draws together all that we do at Discovery Institute's Center for Science & Culture. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Dutch Move Toward Family-Assisted Suicide

Any media story about Dutch euthanasia is generally accompanied by the blithe and false assurance of medicalized killing being governed by "strict guidelines." Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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South Dakota adopts new science standards

The South Dakota state board of education adopted a new set of science standards for the state on May 18, 2015.

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Antievolution bill dies in Missouri

Missouri's House Bill 486 (PDF) died in committee in the Missouri House of Representatives on May 15, 2015, when the legislature adjourned. 

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Update from Alabama

"Teachers and students could soon find themselves free to debate the strengths and weaknesses of the theory of evolution in public schools across Alabama if a bill introduced to the House this month becomes law," reported the Anniston Star (May 7, 2015), referring to House Bill 592 (PDF).

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A preview of The Third Horseman

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of William Rosen's The Third Horseman: Climate Change and the Great Famine of the 14th Century (Viking, 2014). 

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Antiscience legislation in Alabama

House Bill 592 (PDF), introduced in the Alabama House of Representatives on April 30, 2015, and referred to the House Committee on Education Policy, would undermine the integrity of science education in the state by encouraging science teachers with idiosyncratic opinions to teach whatever they pleased while preventing responsible educational authorities from intervening. Topics identified in the bill as likely to "cause debate and disputation" are "biological evolution, the chemical origins of life, and human cloning."

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Colaptes auratus

Panda's Thumb - Wed, 2015-05-06 04:06
Photograph by Louis Shackleton. Colaptes auratus – female yellow-shafted northern flicker, University of North Carolina at Wilmington campus. Mr. Shackleton writes, “She is gaping, that is, thermoregulating by opening her beak and just breathing, because birds do not sweat.”... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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From the Folks Who Brought You Camels and Lucky Strikes: "Consensus"

History tells repeatedly of scientific consensus or implications of same that were driven by self-interest, expedience, groupthink, or just plain ignorance. Bruce Chapman http://www.discovery.org/p/7
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"Ninety-five Percent of Forensic Scientists Agree..."

The FBI scandal is of extraordinary importance, yet its importance is generally misunderstood. Michael Egnor
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Biologist Ann Gauger on How Life Is Sculpted by Death

Cell death forms our hands and feet, ears and eyes, our nervous system, and more. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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At the Dawn of Life, a Mystery

What does it take to go from a prokaryotic cell to a eukaryotic cell? Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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Medical Technocrats Want Death Panels; They Would Just Prefer a Less Provocative Name

New York Times physician columnist Sandeep Jouhar advocates imposing a regimen of "social justice" on the practice of medicine. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Could a Computer Experience Consciousness? Why Not a Typewriter?

Here's one way to appreciate the problem human consciousness poses for Darwinism or any other mechanical theory of evolution. Granville Sewell
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Scientific Consensus? You've Got to Be Kidding, Right?

We are often told that "nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution." Evolution News & Views
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Creationism continues in British faith schools

"Creationism is still taught in dozens of faith schools [in the United Kingdom] despite Government threats to withdraw their funding," reports the Telegraph (May 2, 2015), describing the results of a recent investigation by the British Humanist Association.

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