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First large-scale formal quantitative test confirms Darwin's theory of universal common ancestry

First large-scale formal quantitative test confirms Darwin's theory of universal common ancestry | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
More than 150 years ago, Darwin proposed the theory of universal common ancestry, linking all forms of life by a shared genetic heritage from single-celled microorganisms to humans.
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New Missouri anti-science legislation tabled

New Missouri anti-science legislation tabled | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

State Representative, Rick Brattin (R-MO) has introduced yet another ridiculous piece of legislation, known as the "Missouri Standard Science Act" - or HB1227.

Brattin says the bill is “not about religion.”, but as has already been noted in the Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District trial, '[T]he religious nature of ID [intelligent design] would be readily apparent to an objective observer, adult or child - Judge John E. Jones III.

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Dan Dennett's response to Rick Warren | Video on TED.com

Philosopher Dan Dennett calls for religion -- all religion -- to be taught in schools, so we can understand its nature as a natural phenomenon. Then he takes on The Purpose-Driven Life, disputing its claim that, to be moral, one must deny evolution.

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Richard Dawkins - Faith, Biology, and Skepticism | For Good Reason

Richard Dawkins - Faith, Biology, and Skepticism | For Good Reason | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
In this wide-ranging conversation with D.J. Grothe at The Amazing Meeting 8 in Las Vegas, Richard Dawkins talks about applying skepticism to religious claims.
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Test Tube Yeast Evolve Multicellularity: Scientific American

Test Tube Yeast Evolve Multicellularity: Scientific American | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
By watching evolution in progress, scientists reveal key developments in the evolution of complex life and put evolutionary theories to the test...
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Column: Why you don't really have free will

Column: Why you don't really have free will | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Jerry A. Coyne: All those New Year's resolutions? Whether you make them or break them is beyond your control. And if so, then what?
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Easily 're-programmable cells' could be key in creation of new life forms

Easily 're-programmable cells' could be key in creation of new life forms | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Scientists are working on an ambitious research project to develop an in vivo biological cell-equivalent of a computer operating system.

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