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Intelligent Design

No. The theory of intelligent design is simply an effort to empirically detect whether the "apparent design" in nature acknowledged by virtually all …

Creationism

Genomics, Evolution and Bioinformatics | School of Life Sciences

Professor<p>Dr. Anderson is a tumor biologist who studies how the immune system can be harnessed to detect and alter cancer …

Biology

The Scopes Monkey trial and the Constitution

On July 21, 1925, the famous Scopes Monkey trial over teaching evolution in public schools concluded. Mostly remembered today was the clash between …

Darwin, Wallace, Evolution, and Atheism

Originally posted at From Starts to Stalagmites<p>Peter Hitchens, younger brother of the late Christopher, says in the notorious London Daily Mail that …

Probing Question: Why is teaching evolution still controversial?

Penn State political scientists Michael Berkman and Eric Plutzer explain that, despite 40 years of court cases ruling against teaching creationism in …

Daylight Atheism

Evolution is a science, and thus deals only in what can be known. It restricts itself to empirical facts and consistent, logical theories about the …

God Is Evil (or T. rex Ate Melons)

How could an educated citizen of the 21st century ever reach the conclusion that a saber-toothed cat or <i>Tyrannosaurus rex</i> preferred eating fruit over flesh? Young-Earth Creationists (or YECs) seem to think so, and not based on compelling evidence from biology.<p>They do so in order to preserve a …

The Argument Against the 'Scientific' Origin of Life

You have heard Creationists and their sympathizers evoke the comment that you cannot assemble life from randomness. What you don't know is that this is an intentional misunderstanding of science that, unfortunately, works to sway millions of people.<p>In his 1983 book, <i>The Intelligent Universe</i>, …