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With Fresh Funding, ENCODE Team Continues Demolition of "Junk DNA" Myth

NIH just funded five centers to explore what the "dark matter genome" (the non-protein-coding part) is doing. Evolution News & Views
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Happy Darwin Day! German Natural History Museum Is Our 2017 Censor of the Year

The often-heard assertion that a scientific "consensus" exists in favor of orthodox Darwinian theory is true only on the surface. David Klinghoffer
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With Darwin Day Coming Tomorrow, Here's Tom Bethell on Darwin's Deception

Many pastors, priests, and rabbis, have been captivated by the idea that they can have their cake and eat it too. David Klinghoffer
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"Revolutionary" Michael Behe Tours Florida

At the University of South Florida, the discussion period was "fantastic," and the time allotted had to be extended. Evolution News & Views
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The Truth about Soviet Science and Darwinian Evolution Isn't as Darwinists Would Like Us to Believe

As often happens, Darwinists have things exactly upside-down. Jonathan Wells
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German Paleontologist Günter Bechly Joins the Center for Science & Culture as a New Senior Fellow

A dismissive attitude to intelligent design cannot survive a sustained encounter with the best science and scholarship from the ID community. Evolution News & Views
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Is There a Limit to the Number of a Designer's Creative Acts?

"A Whiter Shade" is, in a real sense, a descendant of Bach's BWV 156, similar to an untold number of other songs that have borrowed from Bach. Walter Myers III
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In the Public Interest? ProPublica Misrepresents Intelligent Design and Discovery Institute Policy

Critical analysis does not entail any discussion of religion. Sarah Chaffee
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With Darwin Day Approaching, It's Time for a Look Back at Evolution and American History

Darwin Day is coming up -- February 12, aka Academic Freedom Day. Yes, that means we'll be introducing you to a new Censor of the Year. Evolution News & Views
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In Mouse and Human Embryo Development, Critical Transition Points Beyond Neo-Darwinism

On ID the Future, CSC Senior Fellow Ann Gauger discusses a recent paper in the journal Cell. Evolution News & Views
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Incremental Versus Radical Innovation: A Response to Josh Swamidass on Evolution and Cancer

Dr. Swamidass is an Assistant Professor of Laboratory and Genomic Medicine at Washington University, and a frequent critic of intelligent design. Brian Miller
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The Curious Romance of Darwinism and Creationism -- And Why Intelligent Design Must Be Silenced

In his new book, Tom Bethell cites a telling lecture by origin-of-life researcher Nita Sahai. David Klinghoffer
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Journalist Tom Bethell Puts to Rest the "I'm Not a Scientist" Dodge

My wife was complaining to me today that I don't podcast enough. Hah! Here's a new episode of ID the Future. David Klinghoffer
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Friend of Darwin and Friend of the Planet awards for 2017

NCSE is pleased to announce the winners of the Friend of Darwin award for 2017: Edward J. Larson, the Pepperdine University historian and legal scholar who won a Pulitzer Prize for his 1997 book about the Scopes trial, Summer for the Gods; Richard E. Lenski, the Michigan State University evolutionary biologist famed for his E. coli Long-Term Experimental Evolution Project; and Daniel J. Phelps, a geologist and unrelenting critic of a young-earth creationist ministry headquartered in his native Kentucky.

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Darwin Day declared in Washington

Washington's governor Jay Inslee declared February 12, 2017, Darwin Day in the state of Washington, urging (PDF) "all citizens in our state to join me in this special observance."

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Climate change language deleted from draft Idaho standards

"The House Education Committee voted Thursday [February 9, 2017] to remove references to climate change and human impact on the environment from a new set of science standards," according to Idaho Ed News (February 9, 2017).

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The Conservative Climate Change Modest Proposal Advances

W.R. Elsberry's The Austringer - Thu, 2017-02-09 13:40
There’s a Washington Post report that the WSJ op-ed proposal is much more than just an op-ed. There is an organized political move underway to make this happen. The WaPo report mostly focuses on the carbon tax and dividend, fails to mention Pillar 3 on border adjustments, and is unspecific about the proposed regulatory rollback.… Read More »
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A Modest Proposal, Conservative Climate Change Style

W.R. Elsberry's The Austringer - Thu, 2017-02-09 05:37
The Wall Street Journal (who else?) ran an op-ed titled, “A Conservative Answer to Climate Change”. The good news is that George Schultz and James Baker III are taking climate change seriously enough to propose doing something about it. The bad news is that the proposal is about as close to doing nothing as is… Read More »
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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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