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Oxford University Physicist Ard Louis on Evolution as Self-Constructing LEGO Train

Louis, obviously a bright young man, really does think this is sound reasoning. Michael Flannery http://www.discovery.org/p/471
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Hey, "These Sequences May Not Be Junk, After All"! Nature and Heredity Report Function for Non-Coding DNA

When we look for function, we find it, and when we don't look for function, someone else finds it. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Why Is the Universe Overwhelmingly "Inhospitable to Life"?

A reader asks for a response to the following challenge to the theory of intelligent design. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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I, Robot -- You "Pet Labrador"? More Wisdom from Elon Musk

Surely, on a scale of parental concerns, McDonald's for lunch is nothing compared to getting exterminated by the cool logic of a future computer. Erik J. Larson
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Revisionism About Kevorkian and His Purposes Won't Stop

Time is the latest journalistic offender, with a piece looking back at the magazine's historical stories. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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AFT adds its voice for climate change education

The American Federation of Teachers adopted a resolution in 2014 affirming the role of science in climate change courses.

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Polling evolution in Canada

Science Culture: Where Canada Stands, a new report (PDF) from the Council of Canadian Academies, includes data on Canadian public opinion about evolution and related topics.

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Nature Credits Evolution for Biomimetics Revolution

Enviable designs in plants and animals are creating a gold rush for scientists and engineers -- all thanks to evolution's designing prowess, so we're told. Evolution News & Views
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Prometheus Unbound: The Fitness of Nature for Large Trees

One of the critical requirements for sustainable fires, sufficiently hot to smelt metal ores, is wood. Michael Denton
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Group Delusions Aside, Sentient Robots Aren't on the Way

"Machine rights"? I have to confess, when I read articles like this I have an almost visceral reaction. Erik J. Larson
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From Ars Technica, Bogus Objections to Academic Freedom Bills

It's hard to make a defensible argument in favor of censorship. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Dr. Denton, Call Your Office: Is Earth's Position a Lucky Accident?

Here's an opportunity to compare design science with its materialist competition. Which makes the more plausible case? Evolution News & Views
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Good Grief, Now They're Pushing for "Machine Rights"

We still have too much work to do in the realm of human rights to worry about machines. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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A preview of The Atlas of Climate Change

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Kristin Dow and Thomas E. Downing's The Atlas of Climate Change: Mapping the World's Greatest Challenge (University of California Press, 2011). 

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Origin-of-life puzzle cracked?

Panda's Thumb - Wed, 2015-03-25 21:36
A pair of recent articles on the Science website seems to think so. Staff writer Robert Service says Researchers may have solved origin-of-life conundrum and writes, Chemists report today that a pair of simple compounds [HCN and H2S], which would have been abundant on early Earth, can give rise to a network of simple reactions that produce the three major classes of biomolecules—nucleic acids, amino acids, and lipids—needed for the earliest form of life to... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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Ice stalagmite

Panda's Thumb - Wed, 2015-03-25 21:36
Photograph by James Rice. While we are still thinking of icicles, here is another ice stalagmite that James Rice sent us. We showed his picture of a natural ice stalagmite here, as well as another anthropogenic ice stalagmite here.... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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A Big Problem for Common Descent: Hundreds of "Active 'Foreign' Genes" Don't Fit the Standard Evolutionary Phylogeny

The transfer of genes between organisms living in the same environment is known as horizontal gene transfer (HGT). Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Wheels Within Wheels: Michael Denton on the "Coincidences" that Make Us Possible

We have all heard too often that human beings are a mere speck in a cosmos that never cared about us. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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How Man Solves the Problem of Being a Multi-Cellular Organism

A single-celled organism is like a microscopic island of life, in that it can get what it needs to live from the surrounding water. Howard Glicksman
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