JULY 2015 NEWS  
2015 issue of Origins Geoscience Research Institute
The Puzzle of Perfection, Thirty Years On (Michael Denton) Evolution News and Views
Evolution Appears to Converge on Goals -- But in Darwinian Terms, Is That Possible? Evolution News and Views
Should We Have Faith in Science? Evolution News and Views
For the Origin of Life, on Earth or Elsewhere, "Ingredients and Conditions" Aren't Enough Evolution News and Views
Tom Wolfe Compares Persecution of Intelligent Design Advocates to the "Spanish Inquisition" Evolution News and Views
Fine-Tuning the Ratio of Small to Large Stars Reasons to Believe
From the Perspective of Intelligent Design, Killing Cecil the Lion Was an Act of Egregious Vandalism Evolution News and Views
Science versus Philosophy - It's Not a Competition! Decoded Science
Is this the only universe? Symmetry Magazine
Multiverse mania strikes again Uncommon Descent
Stressed plants send animal-like signals? Uncommon Descent
Weird Life: Is Ammonia-Based Life Possible? Reasons to Believe
“Pions” explain universe’s invisible matter? Uncommon Descent
Can We Verify Carbon Dating's Reliability? Reasons to Believe
Beware feathered dino fossils hoaxes Uncommon Descent
Darwin on vax vs. anti-vax Uncommon Descent
Dark Pion Particles May Explain Universe's Invisible Matter LiveScience
Evolution of birds' sense of smell Science Daily
Stressed out plants send animal-like signals Science Daily
Hacked molecular machine could pump out custom proteins Nature
Pluto Has An Atmosphere, Moons, And Maybe Geological Activity. Can We Call It A Planet Now? Popular Science
Key prediction of Darwinian evolution falsified? Uncommon Descent
The Lost World of Adam and Eve: A Response Amswers in Genesis
Atheist Camile Paglia dumps on Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Christopher Hitchens and others Salon
Origin of life: New model may explain emergence of self-replication on early Earth Uncommon Descent
Neanderthals had outsize effect on human biology Nature
Feathered dinosaur fossils - but how many are real? Cosmos Magazine
Quantum Mechanics and the Nature of Reality Reasons to Believe
New forms of life found on Earth, none elsewhere? Uncommon Descent
New model for self replication
Ancient lizards amaze scientists? But why? Uncommon Descent
Human Nucleome Reveals Amazing 4D World ICR
After the crash, can biologists fix economics? New Scientist
Origins of life: New model may explain emergence of self-replication on early Earth Science Daily
Pygmies show growth plasticity is key to human evolution Science Daily
Faith and science can find common ground Nature
What Happens When Your Brain Says You Don't Exist NPR
20 myo lizards identical to modern cousins ABC
Newfound Bacteria Expands Tree of Life Quanta Magazine
You know ID is winning when … Uncommon Descent
On the probability of proteins Power to Change
Finally, a book on the ID debate that addresses actual issues Uncommon Descent
What is the true significance of convergent evolution? Uncommon Descent
Oops. New Kepler planet NOT like Earth? Uncommon Descent
High time to throw thoughts on time out the window? Uncommon Descent
So there is no life on Mars? So? Uncommon Descent
Secular Anthropology Fails Consistently Creation/Evolution Headlines
Four-Footed Snake? Creation/Evolution Headlines
Kepler-452b Probably Isn't Like Earth Real Clear Science
"Is Your Brain Really Necessary?", Revisited Discover Magazine
Richard Dawkins: One man circular firing squad? Uncommon Descent
Face the facts people, there is no life on Mars The Telegraph
NASA says new Earth-like planet found Uncommon Descent
Is there such thing as the beginning and end of time? New Statesman
A single brain area makes humans unique? Uncommon Descent
Life forms found at abyssal depths Uncommon Descent
New forms of life found at unexpected depths Washington Post
Latest no-information explanation of evolution: Small oxygen jump Uncommon Descent
chromosomes in the cell nucleus may be packed into a fractal globule EurekAlert - AAAS
Antibiotic Resistance Can Boost Bacterial Fitness The Scientist
Gene knockout: Loss of a gene can be compensated by another gene Science Daily
Brain area found that may make humans unique Nature
Four-legged fossil snake is a world first Nature
Bacteria Share Antibiotic Resistance Creation/Evolution Headlines
Feathered Velociraptor? Untangling the Spin Creation/Evolution Headlines
A review of Darwin's Pious Idea: Why the Ultra-Darwinists and Creationists Both Get It Wrong Creation
Is "Grandfather Turtle" the Transitional Form that Puts Creationist Claims to Rest? Answers in Genesis
Science writer challenges conventional wisdom Uncommon Descent
Four-legged fossil holds secret of snake's slithering origins New Scientist
Four-legged snake fossil found Science Daily
Small oxygen jump in atmosphere helped enable animals take first breaths Science Daily
The bacterial flagellar motor: brilliant evolution or intelligent design? - Part 1 Evolution News and Views
The bacterial flagellar motor: brilliant evolution or intelligent design? - Part 2 Evolution News and Views
The bacterial flagellar motor: brilliant evolution or intelligent design? - Part 3 Evolution News and Views
An Interview with John Horgan The Best Schools
Are the origin of life people are getting desperate? Uncommon Descent
Horizontal gene transfer: building the web of life Nature
Human Evolution's Biggest Questions May Find Answers in New Analysis LiveScience
Farming now dated to 23 kya, not 12 kya Uncommon Descent
Why is “just so happened” science? Uncommon Descent
When Does a Smart Mouse Become Human? The Scientist
Fish flick genetic switch to dodge climate change disaster New Scientist
Jurassic saw fastest mammal evolution Science Daily
New theory says dark matter acts like well-known particle Science Daily
The improbable evolutionary path that enabled Earth to sustain life Science Daily
A cellular puzzle: The weird and wonderful architecture of RNA Nature
Everyone seems to be debating Darwin’s Doubt Uncommon Descent
Finding the origins of life in a drying puddle Science Daily
The Limits of Modern Artificial Intelligence The Best Schools
Bacteria Metabolisms Are Like Computer Circuit Boards ICR
Search for extraterrestrial intelligence gets a $100-million boost Nature
An Essential Prediction of Darwinian Theory Is Falsified by Information Degradation Evolution News and Views
Denying ENCODE Data Won't Change the Emerging Facts of Biology Evolution News and Views
Natural Variation in Gene Expression Modulates the Severity of Mutant Phenotypes Science Daily
ID Podcasts with Nancy Pearcey on finding truth Uncommon Descent
On “Constructor Theory” Uncommon Descent
Altruism is simpler than we thought? Uncommon Descent
Hot news: Theory solves origin of life Uncommon Descent
How Time Got Its Arrow PBS
Can Science Identify the Intelligent Designer? Reasons to Believe
Cell division speeds up as part of antibody selection Science Daily
Altruism is simpler than we thought EurekAlert - AAAS
Constructor theory solves the riddle of life Aeon
An interview with a post-modern, truth-optional scientist Uncommon Descent
David M Raup, paleontologist, 1933-2015 Uncommon Descent
David Raup, paleontologist who transformed his discipline, 1933-2015 UChicago News
The Mind of a Con Man (Postmodern truth and scientific fraud) NY Times
Velociraptor's cousin had large feathered wings Press Association
New kind of microbial family tree displays sudden bursts of diversification Science Daily
Dinosaur find: Velociraptor ancestor was 'winged dragon' BBC
Creationism growth sparks concern in Ivy League Uncommon Descent
Oldest animal sperm (50 myo) found inside fossilized worm cocoon Nature
Human hand more primitive than chimps? Uncommon Descent
Humans have more primitive hands than chimpanzees Science Magazine
Cosmic inflation is dead, long live cosmic inflation! (Sept 2014) New Scientist
Is the Multiverse science? (See related article on cosmic inflation above) Medium
New Letters Added to the Genetic Alphabet Quanta Magazine
Does the mind extend beyond the brain? Uncommon Descent
Consciousness is an engineering problem Uncommon Descent
The Scopes Trial Redefined Science Journalism and Shaped It to What It Is Today Smithsonian Magazine
Could Travelling Waves Upset Cognitive Neuroscience? Discover Magazine
Do animals use quantum information processing? Uncommon Descent
A coincidence? Or a Darwin incidence? Uncommon Descent
Measuring the sixth mass extinction Uncommon Descent
Oldest marine animals survived longer than thought Uncommon Descent
More evidence for the reality of genetic entropy Journal of Creation
NOVA: Unification of mind and matter next century? Uncommon Descent
Is too much attention given to genes and DNA? Uncommon Descent
Life's quantum crystal ball Plus Magazine
Humans evolved to be taller and faster-thinking Uncommon Descent
Remember Lenski’s experiments on E coli evolution? Uncommon Descent
Is life a form of signalling? Uncommon Descent
Organization of human brain is nearly ideal Science Daily
Humans are nowhere near as special as we like to think BBC
South Africans used milk-based paint 49,000 years ago Uncommon Descent
Cretaceous “living fossil” coral found Uncommon Descent
The fossils speak, but what do they say? Uncommon Descent
Spectacular Moroccan fossils redefine evolutionary timelines Science Daily
So the carbon layer isn’t magic either? Uncommon Descent
Measuring the sixth mass extinction Cosmos Magazine
Evidence for "Unconscious Learning" Questioned Discover Magazine
How to rule a gene 'galaxy': A lesson from developing neurons Science Daily
Extra DNA acts as a 'spare tire' for our genomes Science Daily
Fundamental beliefs about atherosclerosis overturned Science Daily
Making Up Facts to Fit a Narrative Creation-Evolution Headlines
The bacterial flagellar motor: brilliant evolution or intelligent design? ABC
Evolution of Kin Discrimination The Scientist
Magic carbon layer not a sign of extraterrestrial life ars technica
Has physics cried wolf too often? The Guardian
The Secret Plot to Teach About Evolution in an Objective, Responsible, Engaging Manner! Evolution News and Views
Why birds mimic well: Contradicts earlier claims Uncommon Descent
What the textbooks don't tell you about psychology's most famous case study (Phineas Gage) BPS Research Digest
Human evolution: The cradle of humankind revisited Nature
ET, call pretty much anywhere at THIS point (thoughts on convergence) Uncommon Descent
But who says today’s philosophers must make sense? Uncommon Descent
Jerry Coyne's 'Faith Versus Fact' The Atlantic
PBS asks, must we rewrite general relativity? Uncommon Descent
Genetics underpinning antimalarial drug resistance revealed Science Codex
Human eye sockets give wider view than “other apes” Uncommon Descent
Israeli researchers mull epigenetics vs. Darwinism Uncommon Descent
How small genetic change in Yersinia pestis changed human history Science Daily
South Africans used milk-based paint 49,000 years ago Science Daily
How our sense of smell evolved Science Daily
New genus and species of 'living fossil' octocoral related to blue coral Science Daily
New mechanism of DNA repair Science Daily
First comprehensive analysis of the woolly mammoth genome completed Science Daily
SETI Believers Are Lost in Space Creation-Evolution Headlines
'Map Of Life' predicts ET. (So where is he?) Science Daily
Brain complexity can evolve before brain size in primates Science Daily
How Physics Will Change-and Change the World-in 100 Years PBS
The Atlantic falls for pseudoscience Science-Based Medicine
Humans evolved to be taller and faster-thinking Science Daily
Cosmology's Achilles' heel John Hartnett
Can Chimpanzees Cook? Reasons to Believe
A new take on prey who warn predators of danger Uncommon Descent
You: a trillion tiny random machines Uncommon Descent
Convergent evolution: Distantly related birds, same crests Uncommon Descent
Bacteria created some iron deposits by metabolizing iron? Uncommon Descent
Face it, your brain ISN’T a computer Uncommon Descent
Talk to the Fossils: Let’s see what they say back Uncommon Descent
Irreducibly complex behaviour in worms? Uncommon Descent
ID is case study in diffusion of knowledge Uncommon Descent
Free will as “free won’t” Uncommon Descent