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The ASU Center for Evolution, Medicine & Public Health (CEMPH)

This link opens a poster announcement: The ASU Center for Evolution, Medicine & Public Health (CEMPH) will host several events to celebrate the center’s launch. Directed…

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Science advances: whose funeral are you waiting for?

WHAT SCIENTIFIC IDEA IS READY FOR RETIREMENT? Excerpt: Science advances by discovering new things and developing new ideas. Few truly new ideas are developed without…

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Expose the cranks. Don’t be one!

Post #500  @493: PZ Meyers who repeatedly assured others that I am a just another “crank” wrote: I am convinced that you cannot explain the…

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Reading EVOLUTION into ECOLOGICAL ADAPTATIONS

I’ve been reading up on the cabbage looper. Fascinating which way evolution takes a humble cabbage and its foe. What fascinates me is the inability…

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Creation: The neo-Darwinian paradigm shift

A Lapse in Watchfulness: New York Times Admits Neo-Darwinism Faces a “Paradigm Shift” Over “Failure” to Explain Body Plans Casey Luskin November 1, 2013 5:39…

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Ecological adaptations and amino acid substitutions

One crank dies, another rises to take his place. Excerpt: “I was asked to look at a string of comments left on a science article…

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Natural selection video

In this natural selection video, ecological variation (e.g., nutrient availability) and nutrient-dependent pheromone-controlled directional natural selection for food enables adaptations. For contrast, there should be…

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Jay R. Feierman

In his posts that I have linked below, Jay R. Feierman takes us from random mutations on which natural selection acts to natural selection for…

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The brain of the cell

Is the Primary Cilium a Cell’s Antenna or Its Brain December 15, 2013 by Jon Lieff, MD Excerpt: “With the primary cilium at the center of…

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Evolution of morphological variants

Does evolution compromise Christian faith? R. J. Asher’s Evolution and Belief Excerpt 1: In sum, natural selection of random mutations is a principle of order, leading…

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