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Language as an Evolutionary Conundrum

Well timed with Michael Denton's latest, a new book by Noam Chomsky and Robert Berwick makes fellow evolutionists uneasy. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Bible-as-science-reference bill in Idaho defused?

Idaho's Senate Bill 1321 (PDF) — which originally would have permitted the use of the Bible in Idaho's public schools "for reference purposes to further the study of" a variety of topics, including "astronomy, biology, [and] geology" — is reportedly going to be amended to omit the references to the sciences.

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Attack on science standards in West Virginia

West Virginia's House Bill 4014, which passed the House of Delegates on February 26, 2016, would, if enacted, prevent the state board of education from implementing the state science standards adopted in 2015 — and there are indications that the treatment of climate science in the standards is part of the motivation.

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Two (or three) down in Oklahoma

Oklahoma's House Bill 3045 (PDF), which would, if enacted, have deprived administrators of the ability to prevent teachers from miseducating students about "scientific controversies," died in the House Rules Committee on February 26, 2016, when a deadline for bills in the House of Representatives to be reported from committee expired.

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Antiscience bill dies in Oklahoma

Oklahoma's Senate Bill 1322 (PDF), which would, if enacted, have deprived administrators of the ability to prevent teachers from miseducating students about "scientific controversies," died in the Senate Education Committee on February 25, 2015, when a deadline for senate bills to be reported from committee expired. 

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New Solution to Darwin's Doubt: Earth Wandered into Cambrian Explosion

If you thought that evolutionary explanations for the Cambrian explosion couldn't get any more convoluted, check out the latest proposal. Evolution News & Views
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Canada Is Ready to Let MDs Kill the Mentally Ill

Many in the United States see Canada as the exemplar of the kind of country we should be. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Do Evolutionary Principles Derive from Observation, or Are They Imposed on It?

Geneticist Dan Graur of the University of Houston is implacably opposed to intelligent design. Evolution News & Views
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Good Questions on the Nature of Intelligent Design

Earlier, Evolution News responded helpfully to a question from a correspondent. Here are more. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
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Suggested Readings on the Problem of Animal Macroevolution

An enormous literature exists about the implausibility of point-mutation-by-point-mutation transitions between adaptive peaks. Evolution News & Views
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Ark "replica" to open around 7/7

Panda's Thumb - Thu, 2016-02-25 04:55
Ken Ham’s Ark “replica” is scheduled to open around July 7, or 7/7, in part because Genesis 7:7 says “and Noah went in and his sons, and his wife, and his sons’ wives with him, into the ark,” according to a recent article and a short video by Karla Ward in the Lexington News-Herald. Sorry, no animals inside, but there will be a petting zoo outside. The animals inside the ark will be “sculpted.” Among... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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Pro-Life Phobia? There's an App for That

It is no secret that the media refuse to call the pro-life movement, the "pro-life" movement. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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One in 700 Quintillion: Exoplanet Study Confirms Terran Exceptionalism

Rare privilege carries with it exceptional responsibility. That's a frightening idea for some. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Conversations with Dr. Denton: The Hierarchy of Nature

Darwinian expectations are frustrated by reality. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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That's a Tough Tardigrade

Picture being frozen solid for thirty years, then defrosted, and feeling fine. Now try account for that power in evolutionary terms. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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The Physics of Intelligent Design

David Snoke discusses the "physicality of information" and a frequently encountered stumbling block in dialogues with theistic evolutionists. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Physicist David Snoke on Denton's Evolution: Still a Theory in Crisis

Dr. Snoke's comments as a physicist are particularly helpful and illuminating. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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The Great Cambrian Whitewash

One can only dunk the opposition to a viewpoint for so long. Sooner or later, the critique will come up for air. Evolution News & Views
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Stephen Meyer Meets Lawrence Krauss, and More -- March Is Going to Be Interesting

Here come four exciting discussions of science against the backdrop of ultimate questions about humankind's place in the universe. Evolution News & Views
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Count on It: Bach, Biology, and the Baroque

Perhaps the parallel between what Michael Denton calls "non-adaptive order" in biology, and the art of the Baroque, goes a little further. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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