Monthly Archives: March 2014
|March 31, 2014||Posted by News under Informatics, News|
Because information underlies the universe?
|March 31, 2014||Posted by News under Cell biology, Intelligent Design|
We are far from having a complete list of the components, as a matter of fact.
|March 31, 2014||Posted by News under Genetics, Intelligent Design|
Mutate a fruit fly embryo in every possible way, and observe only three possible outcomes: a normal fruit fly, a defective fruit fly, or a dead fruit fly.
|March 31, 2014||Posted by News under Darwinism, Evolution, News|
Sanford: The extremely sophisticated hardware and software systems that enable life simply cannot be built by any trial and error system.
|March 31, 2014||Posted by scordova under Genetics, News|
Hats off to VJTorley for vindicating claims I’ve made about neutral theory (non-Darwinian evolution) for almost the last eight years at UD. He found this by PZ Myers: M]aybe we should be honest from the very beginning about the complexity of modern evolutionary theory and how it has grown to be very different from what […]
|March 31, 2014||Posted by News under Animal minds, News|
An ancient fable describing this very feat suggests it may not be exclusively the result of causal reasoning on the part of intelligent individual crows.
|March 30, 2014||Posted by News under Naturalism, News|
Said to be an excellent discussion of faith, blind faith, certainty, proof, persuasion: Philosophy, Science and the God Debate: ‘Science disproves the existence of God’. Scientists and philosophers interviewed: Alister McGrath (The Dawkins Delusion), Keith Ward (Why There Almost Certainly Is a God) and John Lennox (Gunning for God). This documentary shows Oxford professors responding […]
|March 30, 2014||Posted by vjtorley under Intelligent Design|
The neutral theory of evolution appears to have won out over its rival, neo-Darwinian selection theory (see here and here). However, the neutral theory makes a very specific prediction about the rate at which mutations are fixed in a population, which I think warrants more testing and scrutiny. The evidence for this prediction which I’ve […]
|March 30, 2014||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, News|
The book is doing quite well among philosophical books published in German (one of the top ten in philosophy).
|March 30, 2014||Posted by News under Human evolution, Intelligent Design, News|
Museum director: The masks possessed a “striking connection” to 20th century artwork, … like something Picasso might have created.
|March 30, 2014||Posted by News under Books of interest, Culture, Intelligent Design, News|
Atlantic associate editor Emma Green’s review offers many useful statistics illustrating her point.
|March 30, 2014||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Multiverse, News|
… whether he himself accepts them or not?
|March 30, 2014||Posted by scordova under News, Off Topic|
I’ve found it helpful to UD to post a thread where people can vent some of their off-topic ideas and thus keep off topics out of other threads. As long as you aren’t being confrontational and are family friendly, you are free to speak their mind. Here are my off Topics: “dogmatic opponents of design […]
|March 30, 2014||Posted by News under Culture, Fine tuning|
Bencze: [Hawking’s] words are so appallingly stupid that I thought they might have been invented by script writers. Well, they weren’t. Hawking actually wrote them …
|March 29, 2014||Posted by News under Evolution, Intelligent Design, News|
Researchers: … the extent to which cryptic, preexisting variation provides a substrate for natural selection has been controversial. We provide evidence …
|March 29, 2014||Posted by News under News, Origin Of Life|
Evidence suggests that the ancient biofilms behaved like modern microbes.
|March 29, 2014||Posted by News under Climate change, Darwinism, News|
Ladies and gentlemen, place your bets.
|March 29, 2014||Posted by News under Cambrian explosion, News|
Researchers: Cambrian pelagic ecosystems seem to have been more modern than previously believed.
|March 29, 2014||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, News, Tree of life|
Further to “Hold it despite opposition. Anything else is “fascism,” says prof,”
|March 29, 2014||Posted by Barry Arrington under Intelligent Design|
In the OOL post below a commenter named Okfanriffic writes: Hi guys. I work as a biochemist and like most biochemists we are concerned with understanding biology so that we can combat disease. An important part of science is understanding the underlying processes. Think about quantum electrodynamics,that advance in understanding spawned all of electronics including […]