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Charles Townes, RIP: Nobel Laureate Who Endorsed Intelligent Design in Cosmology

Dr. Townes compared ID's scientific credibility, which he said appears to be "quite real," with "fantastic" speculations about a multiverse. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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David Suzuki’s Anti-Human "Blue Dot" Campaign

Let's hope that Canadians see through the pretense. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Views on climate change among the public and scientists

Whereas seven out of eight of scientists say that humans are causing global warming, only half of the public agrees, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.

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Views on evolution among the public and scientists

Whereas nearly all scientists say that humans and other living things have evolved over time, only two thirds of the public agrees, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.

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Montana's antiscience bill in the news

"A Billings legislator has reintroduced a bill that would encourage high school teachers to present evolutionary biology as disputed theory rather than sound science and protect those who teach viewpoints like creationism in the classroom," reports the Billings Gazette (January 29, 2015).

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Progress in Scotland

The petition to ask the Scottish government to ban the teaching of creationism in the public schools was revived when, at its January 27, 2015, meeting, the Public Petitions Committee of the Scottish parliament decided to forward the petition to the Education and Culture Committee for further action.

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Dueling legislation in Scotland

As a result of a controversy over creationist encroachments in the public schools in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, and a petition to the Scottish parliament to ban the teaching of creationism as scientifically credible, there are now dueling motions about creationism in the Scottish parliament.

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NCSE thanks its Supporting Organizations

As challenges to the integrity of science education burgeon at the beginning of 2015, NCSE would like to thank its Supporting Organizations for their generous assistance during the previous year.

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Help wanted: Director of Community Organizing and Research

NCSE is seeking to hire a Director of Community Organizing and Research. The full-time position involves implementing a new NCSE program aimed at facilitating the development of local community groups focused on support of high-quality science education.

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Antiscience legislation in South Dakota

South Dakota's Senate Bill 114 is the fourth antiscience bill of 2015, following on the heels of Missouri's House Bill 486, Indiana's Senate Bill 562, and Oklahoma's Senate Bill 665.

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Bill to unblock NGSS passes Wyoming House

Wyoming's House Bill 23 (PDF) was passed by the House of Representatives on a 39-21 vote on January 26, 2015, according to the Casper Star-Tribune (January 27, 2015), and now proceeds to the Senate. The bill would allow the state to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards by repealing a footnote in the state budget for 2014-2016 that precluded the use of state funds for "any review or adoption" of the NGSS.

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Maroon Bells

Panda's Thumb - Tue, 2015-01-27 15:04
Maroon Bells, Aspen, Colorado.... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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Jellyfish Sense Their Environment for Controlled Migration

The humble jellyfish doesn't just drift with the waves. It knows where it is and where its neighbors are. Evolution News & Views
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Aristotle on the Immateriality of Intellect and Will

This argument of the peripatetic pagan became a cornerstone of the Christian, Jewish, and Islamic understanding of the mental powers of the soul. Michael Egnor
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Lucky Us: Turning the Copernican Principle on Its Head

Far from perpetuating the caricature of science versus faith, these results fit well with a theistic view of the universe. Daniel Bakken
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No Spin: Endogenous Retroviral Sequences Are Important for Brain Function, and Aren't Junk

Ann Gauger recently wrote an excellent piece about interpreting scientific writings minus all the unnecessary evolutionary gloss. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Giant panda cubs to be featured on PBS

Panda's Thumb - Mon, 2015-01-26 09:36
A new PBS series, Earth: A new wild, will highlight China’s breeding of giant pandas with the intention of introducing them into the wild. One goal of the series is to demonstrate that humans and nature are interdependent, according to its producer, M. Sanjayan. The 5-part series will begin on February 4. You may see a 1.5-min clip from the show at the link above. You may also see photographs of newborn panda triplets here.... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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Ark Park attendance estimates way down

Panda's Thumb - Mon, 2015-01-26 09:36
Ark Park attendance is estimated to be no more than 640,000 visitors in its best year, down from 1.24 million, according to a report by Tom Loftus in The (Kentucky) Courier-Journal. That is not as bad as it appears – or as good as it appears, depending how you look at it – considering that the project has been scaled back from $172.5 million with many additional attractions to $73 million without. The Kentucky Secular... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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Recalling the Wannsee Conference

"They must be dealt with appropriately, since, representing the fruit of natural selection, they are to be regarded as the core of a new Jewish revival." Michael Egnor
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Media Wrongly Claim Indiana Academic Freedom Bill Opens the Door to Intelligent Design

Academic freedom bills are only intended to cover topics that are already in the curriculum. Topics that are not in the curriculum (like intelligent design) are not covered by such legislation. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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