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Antiscience bills die in Florida

House Bill 899 and Senate Bill 1018 both died in committee on March 11, 2016, when the Florida legislature adjourned. Ostensibly aimed at empowering taxpayers to object to the use of specific instructional materials in the public schools, the bills were promoted by groups with a record of objecting to the treatment of evolution and climate change in textbooks, as NCSE previously reported.

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Scientists Cure Blindness with Adult Stem Cells

If this breakthrough had occurred with embryonic stem cells, the front-page stories would have screamed around the world. Wesley J. Smith
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Refer Questions of Scientific Controversy to the FBI?

The climate controversy is not a focus for us here, but preserving the freedom to debate unsettled science very much is. David Klinghoffer
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To Protect Genetic Information, Cells Go to Extraordinary Lengths

Processes within the nucleus reveal the high priority of guarding the information in DNA and facilitating its accurate transmission. Evolution News & Views
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Some Bioethicists Are Not as Smart as They Think

Witness this attack by University of Ottawa professor Stuart Chambers on the disability rights advocacy organization Not Dead Yet. Wesley J. Smith
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Diabetes: When Blood Glucose Control Fails

The body needs to know when to store glucose and when to release it. Howard Glicksman
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Watch Meyer Take on Krauss and Lamoureux, Streaming Live at Evolution News on March 19

The subject is "What's Behind It All? God, Science, and the Universe," and you won't have to be in Toronto to get a front row seat. David Klinghoffer
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Conversations with Michael Denton: Evo-Devo as a Two-Edged Sword for Darwinism

It's another instance where the crisis of evolutionary theory grows as science advances. David Klinghoffer
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"Feminist Glaciology": Here's a Peer-Reviewed Science Journal Article that Didn't Get Retracted

Want a bit of context for the story about the PLOS ONE paper that got pulled for extraneous references to "design" and a "Creator"? David Klinghoffer
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Science and the "Darkness of the West"

Writing in the London Times, Melanie Phillips is on fire with a righteous indignation at the "dark ages" into which science has fallen. David Klinghoffer
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Bill Nye's Philistine Materialism

Watch this video from Nye, answering a question from a college philosophy student on whether philosophy is a "meaningless" pursuit. David Klinghoffer
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Think You Can Design a Better Fruit Fly?

You can improve an insect's flight performance by changing its wing shape, but only at the cost of disrupting other systems. Evolution News & Views
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On Teaching the Evolution Controversy, Misconceptions from Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

There is ongoing debate over whether evolutionary mechanisms can explain life's diversity. Sarah Chaffee
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PLOS ONE "Creator" Scandal Enters Witch-hunt Territory

The Chinese editor of the paper by Chinese researchers is smeared for being an Evangelical Christian. David Klinghoffer
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Sorry, Animal Rights Activists -- Nature Reports on Meat's Importance for Brain Development

We are told that human beings are natural herbivores, which is a crock. Wesley J. Smith
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From a Biologist, Common Sense on That Censored PLOS ONE Paper

An awkward phrase is cause for being cast into the darkness with the rest of science's supposed enemies. David Klinghoffer
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Carl Zimmer to receive Gould award

Carl Zimmer

NCSE congratulates Carl Zimmer for winning the 2016 Stephen Jay Gould Prize from the Society for the Study of Evolution.

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Attack on science standards in West Virginia blunted?

At its March 7, 2016, meeting, West Virginia's Senate Education Committee revised House Bill 4014 to require only the review, not the repeal, of the recently adopted state science standards, according to the Charleston Gazette-Mail (March 7, 2016). 

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Congratulations to Bill Nye

NCSE is pleased to congratulate Bill Nye ("The Science Guy") for receiving the National NASA Space Grant Distinguished Service Award for 2016.

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Intelligent design makes it into Plos One

Panda's Thumb - Thu, 2016-03-03 05:31
We have just received an e-mail from one of the Panda’s Thumb crew to the effect that a paper “demonstrating” the intelligent design of the human hand has been published in the refereed journal Plos One. The paragraphs that caught the crew member’s attention are these: The explicit functional link indicates that the biomechanical characteristic of tendinous connective architecture between muscles and articulations is the proper design by the Creator to perform a multitude of... Matt Young
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