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NCSE and NCA teaching resources

NCSE was involved in developing a series of guides for educators to use the National Climate Assessment to teach about the causes, effects, and risks of and possible responses to human-caused climate change.

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Nutonian’s Eureqa and Concerns of Overfitting

W.R. Elsberry's The Austringer - Wed, 2014-08-13 05:46
I’ve been using Nutonian’s Eureqa symbolic regression product extensively since early 2013. Back in late 2013, there was an article about Nutonian’s Eureqa that elicited comments. An “A.E. Bartholomew” weighed in with a comment that the title, “Nutonian raises $4M to extract ‘laws of physics’ from data”, was “hyperbolic and misleading”. That led me to […]
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ASIH adds its voice for evolution

The American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, a society dedicated to the scientific study and conservation of fishes, amphibians, and reptiles, added its voice for evolution at its 2008 meeting by passing the following resolution.

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Eclipse

Panda's Thumb - Tue, 2014-08-12 12:04
Photograph by Keith Barkley. Photography contest, Finalist. Solar eclipse, May 20, 2012. Mr. Barkley writes, “I lucked out that the eclipse was still going on during local sunset. One of the few eclipse images you will see that was taken without a sun-viewing filter on the lens.”... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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Neil deGrasse Tyson is not afraid of genetically modified foods

Panda's Thumb - Tue, 2014-08-12 12:04
A blogger in the Daily Kos reports that Neil deGrasse Tyson thinks people should “chill out” regarding genetically modified food. Tyson argues, as I have for years, that all our food is genetically modified, but it took on the order of 10,000 years to get where we are now. The pseudonymous blogger, SkepticalRaptor, notes that GM foods are to many on the left as global warming is to many on the right: It is an... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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The Best Way to Teach Evolution: Treat It Like Science

ID the Future - Tue, 2014-08-12 12:04
Listen Now. On this episode of ID the Future, Rob Crowther interviews Casey Luskin about his recent article, "The Constitutionality and Pedagogical Benefits of Teaching Evolution Scientifically," published in the University of St. Thomas Journal of Law & Public...
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Michael Behe: Vindication for 'The Edge of Evolution,' Pt. 2

ID the Future - Tue, 2014-08-12 12:04
Listen Now. On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. Michael Behe continues his conversation with Research Coordinator Casey Luskin about the evolution of Chloroquine resistance, and how it shows that there can be limits to the extent to...
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Video: Robert Marks Speaking to the American Scientific Affiliation on "Algorithmic Specified Complexity"

William Dembski will be talking at the University of Chicago next week about "Conservation of Information in Evolution Search" -- and Jerry Coyne is steamed. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Researchers Suggest Molecular Machine Is Irreducibly Complex

They say these systems "evolved," as if that explained it, but the substance of everything else they say points to intelligent design. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Phys.org: Specialized Retinal Cells Are a "Design Feature," Showing that the Argument for Suboptimal Design of the Eye "Is Folly"

A Darwinian paradigm assumes that biological systems are cobbled together haphazardly by natural selection over eons of unguided descent with modification. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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For Bogus Science, Don't Forget to Blame the Media

All of that hype and adulation can push those with weak characters or ruthless ambition over the line. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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In the Human Genome, Function Is There When You Look for It

There’s a highly emotional, not merely scientific, controversy raging about function in the human genome. Evolution News & Views
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More Studies Show Children Are Wired for Religious Belief: A Brief Literature Review

If you're an evolutionary atheist, don't you find this just a bit peculiar? Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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When Ideology Trumps Science: Neil deGrasse Tyson and Cosmos on Global Warming

I finally had a chance to watch the twelfth, penultimate episode of Cosmos, "The World Set Free." Jay W. Richards http://www.discovery.org/p/9
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Aeshna multicolor

Panda's Thumb - Wed, 2014-08-06 16:17
Photograph by David Cox. Photography contest, Finalist. Aeshna multicolor – blue-eyed darner.... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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Michael Behe: Vindication for 'The Edge of Evolution'

ID the Future - Wed, 2014-08-06 16:17
Listen Now. On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. Michael Behe talks with Casey Luskin about recent findings that support his argument in The Edge of Evolution. Dr. Behe explains why Chloroquine, a drug that treats malaria, presents...
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Intelligent Design in Action: We Could Detect an Alien Civilization by Their Pollution, Astrobiologists Say

You might think fouling your own environment with lots of toxic smog is a poor indicator of intelligence. Evolution News & Views
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Does God Still Matter? On August 28 in Santa Ana, Meyer, Prager, Hewitt, and Stonestreet Will Discuss Faith, Science, and Culture

Join four profound and provocative thinkers for an unrestrained discussion as they take up the most ultimate of ultimate issues. Evolution News & Views
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From PNAS, a Scathing Rebuke to Hype over Homo Floresiensis, Lost "Hobbit" Species

Darwinian expectations would be fulfilled by the discovery of other human species living alongside modern humans. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Is NASA Really on the Verge of Finding Extraterrestrial Life?

The best available science, including a new paper by Guillermo Gonzalez, demonstrates that supporting life on a hypothetical exoplanet is much, much tougher than NASA suggests. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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