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Immune Defense: How Antibodies Work

The proteins of the adaptive immune system work to help the body's immune defense with extra intelligence, firepower, and precision accuracy. Howard Glicksman
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Disinherit the Wind: An Interview with Matt Chait About His Play

I thought it would be interesting to talk with actor and playwright Matt Chait about what inspired him to write and produce Disinherit the Wind. John G. West http://www.discovery.org/p/18
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Researchers Proclaim: Instant Animals by Chance

Hype notwithstanding, both from scientists and the media, it takes more than a random mutation to build an animal. Evolution News & Views
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Lawrence Krauss Extols Human Exceptionalism

Many in the life sciences attack human exceptionalism as necessarily predicated on religion. It can be, but isn't necessarily so. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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A Bad Case of Expertitis

The days of extolling objective journalistic discussions of scientific and technocratic issues -- always a bit laughable -- are clearly over. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Sleepless in Oakland: Big Bang Gives NCSE Staffer Insomnia

The evidence of a beginning to the universe didn't sit well with British astronomer Sir Arthur Eddington, either. Donald McLaughlin http://www.discovery.org/p/611
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Non-Adaptive Order: An Existential Challenge to Darwinian Evolution

If many of the taxa-defining homologs are non-adaptive, the whole Darwinian enterprise breaks down entirely. Michael Denton
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More on How Microbes Make Earth Habitable

Here are further examples of interactions between geology and microbes that make our planet a nice place to live. Evolution News & Views
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Chins Revisited -- A Reader Writes

When it comes to chins, an emeritus professor of maxillofacial surgery at the University of Minnesota knows what he's talking about. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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Rounding Out Our Darwin Day Coverage: "Unintelligent Design," and a Reminder to Open Your Eyes

Darwinism insists on our closing our minds to all that music, art, beauty, and wisdom represent. It's an anesthetic for the soul. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Denton Nails the Problem with Galápagos Finches as an Evolutionary Icon

Because these little birds are so ubiquitously and deceptively deployed in the evolution debate, everyone needs to absorb this. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Happy Darwin Day! Here Is The Biology of the Baroque, Featuring Michael Denton

Tell us please, what adaptive Darwinian survival value is there in the sublime? David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Coverage of "Climate Confusion Among U.S. Teachers"

"Climate Confusion Among U.S. Teachers" (PDF), a paper in the journal Science describing the first nationwide survey of climate change education in the United States, conceived and funded by NCSE and conducted in collaboration with researchers at Pennsylvania State University, received extensive coverage in the press. Here is a sampling.

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Bible-as-science-reference bill in Idaho

Idaho's Senate Bill 1321 (PDF), introduced on February 12, 2016, and referred to the Senate Committee on State Affairs, would, if enacted, permit the use of the Bible in Idaho's public schools "for reference purposes to further the study of" a variety of topics, including "astronomy, biology, [and] geology."

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Arizona's Darwin Day bill progresses

Arizona's Senate Resolution 1001, which would, if enacted, express the Senate's recognition of February 12, 2016, as International Darwin Day, was passed on a 5-1 vote by the Senate Committee on Natural Resources on February 15, 2016.

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Antonin Scalia dies

Antonin Scalia

Antonin Scalia, a justice on the United States Supreme Court, died on February 13, 2016, at the age of 79, according to the obituary in The New York Times (February 14, 2016). Appointed by President Ronald Reagan, Scalia served on the court from 1986 until his death. The Times wrote of the controversial Scalia that his "transformative legal theories, vivid writing and outsize personality made him a leader of a conservative intellectual renaissance in his three decades on the Supreme Court."

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Facebook: n > 150,000

A milestone: there are now over 150,000 fans of NCSE's Facebook page. Why not join them, by visiting the page and becoming a fan by clicking on the "Like" box by NCSE's name?

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NCSE's Disinformation Campaign Aside, Mississippi Bill Is an Opportunity for Educational Excellence

The local media was successfully misled, but make no mistake, Mississippi's HB 50 is not "anti-science." Sarah Chaffee
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On the Origin of Chins

Here's an evolutionary puzzle I had never thought about. Why do we have chins? Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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Listen: Robert Marks and Winston Ewert on Conway's Game of Life

Marks and Ewert discuss evolutionary informatics, algorithmic specified complexity, and how information makes evolution work. Evolution News & Views
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