Monthly Archives: November 2014
|November 30, 2014||Posted by News under Culture, Intelligent Design, News, Science|
WSJ: An ignorance that, ironically, is cloaked in education, wealth and privilege.
|November 30, 2014||Posted by Barry Arrington under Intelligent Design|
William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the world’s greatest playwright, towering head and shoulders over all who came before and all who came after. Maybe Shakespeare was so good because he wasn’t a human at all but a member of a hyper-intelligent alien race who happened to be visiting earth in the late 1500’s. If […]
|November 30, 2014||Posted by News under Evolution, News|
Brady’s treatment of form and causation contrasts sharply with both conventional biological thinking and vitalism
|November 30, 2014||Posted by News under Mind, News|
Researcher: The findings highlight the power of expectations to drive changes in the brain
|November 30, 2014||Posted by News under Irreducible Complexity, News|
We have a g-suit system built into our bodies,
|November 29, 2014||Posted by News under Animal minds, News|
Researchers: Being intelligent helps the ravens play the politics of their social group, and gain dominance.
|November 29, 2014||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, News, Philosophy|
A recent research project critiques … appeal to physics to attempt to establish metaphysical conclusions.
|November 29, 2014||Posted by Barry Arrington under Intelligent Design||
Recently a commenter suggested that by not taking moderation action on an inappropriate comment, UD’s moderators had tacitly endorsed it. I would like to set the record straight on this once and for all. UD is no one’s day job. We have no staff. This is a 100% volunteer effort. I have a job and […]
|November 29, 2014||Posted by News under horizontal gene transfer, Intelligent Design, News|
Once each mechanism must be evaluated on its actual strength, the hype around “Evolution is a fact, Fact, FACT!” starts to dissipate.
|November 29, 2014||Posted by News under Mathematics, Multiverse, News|
Maybe they are wrong but it is not looney. You can actually measure this stuff. Take that, multiverse, and get out of here!
|November 28, 2014||Posted by News under Human evolution, News|
Researcher: a tiny rat-like creature that crawled the Earth tens of millions of years ago
|November 28, 2014||Posted by PaV under Evolutionary biology, Genetics, Genomics, Intelligent Design|
This is from a new study published in Nature Communications, and talked about at Phys.Org. Oh, how difficult it is these days to be an “intellectually fulfilled” neo-Darwinian: Humans don’t like being alone, and their genes are no different. Together we are stronger, and the two versions of a gene – one from each parent […]
|November 28, 2014||Posted by News under 'Junk DNA', News|
Researchers: “biologically regulated translational events from transcripts formerly thought to lack coding potential.”
|November 28, 2014||Posted by News under Evolutionary psychology, News|
Now these same researchers have come out with a somewhat less rosy view of evolution.
|November 28, 2014||Posted by News under Exoplanets, Intelligent Design, News, Privileged planet|
This guy argues that Earth is special, but that that is just a fluke. Possibly that is the only safe thing he can say.
|November 28, 2014||Posted by News under horizontal gene transfer, News|
Whether a change happened in a Darwinian way as opposed to horizontal gene transfer is now a matter for research, not dogma.
|November 28, 2014||Posted by vjtorley under Intelligent Design|
In my recent post, On the impossibility of replicating the cell: A problem for naturalism, I argued that naturalism, even if true, cannot be shown to be true or even probable – in which case, I asked, why should rational people believe it? The responses of my critics reveal a real poverty of thinking on […]
|November 27, 2014||Posted by News under Intelligent Design|
By the way, yes, he is the guy associated with the Smithsonian controversy — how the Smithsonian saved Darwinism from science.
|November 27, 2014||Posted by News under News, Peer review|
Science publishing CEO: scientific publishing, surprisingly, has hardly changed since the first journal article in 1665.
|November 27, 2014||Posted by News under Convergent evolution, Genomics, Intelligent Design, News|
According to the recent genome map of Strigamia maritima