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Did Darwin help start WWI?

By Dick Peterson
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History | As scholars debate whether World War I was an accidental war rife with mistakes and misperceptions or an intentional plan to dominate the world, a new…

Critics throw cold water on the Ice Bucket Challenge

By Courtney Crandell
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Culture | In 2012, “Gangnam Style” parodies stormed the internet. In 2013, thousands posted videos of themselves convulsing to the “Harlem Shake.” But in 2014,

Junk DNA and Darwinian blind spots

Junk DNA and Darwinian blind spots

By Dick Peterson
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Science | Why do the Darwinists rage? More to the point, why do they “[light] up the blogosphere with their denunciations,” as Discovery Institute’s Jonathan…

Unborn babies aren’t just hanging around in the womb

Unborn babies aren’t just hanging around in the womb

By Julie Borg
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Science | Even in the womb, babies can learn and remember according to the latest research. Two unrelated but similar studies show that unborn babies can learn and…

Scientists retract explanation for narcolepsy-swine flu vaccine link

By Daniel James Devine
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Science | Scientists hoping to explain how a swine flu vaccine caused narcolepsy among Europeans may have to dream on. Stanford University researchers have retracted a…

Self-folding origami robots assemble themselves

By Julie Borg
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Science | Inspired by origami, the Japanese paper-folding art form, researchers from Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a…

Attack bac

Attack bac

By Julie Borg
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Science | Research points to possible way to target superbugs

Study confirms childhood trauma more common in soldiers

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Military members and veterans are more likely to have faced childhood trauma than civilians, according to a new study. Researchers say the results support the…

University fires scientist after dinosaur discovery offers young earth evidence

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | A scientist is suing California State University, Northridge (CSUN) for firing him after he publicized a discovery that suggests dinosaurs roamed America…

Trumpeting a dinosaur horn

By Daniel James Devine
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Science | A partially fossilized triceratops horn offers evidence the animal lived less than 65 million years ago, say scientists who discovered it

‘Powder keg’

‘Powder keg’

By Julie Borg
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Science | A new form of alcohol may be coming soon to a store near you

Intelligent design proponent vindicated by new findings

By Dick Peterson
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Science | Intelligent design proponent Michael Behe, a Lehigh University biochemist, withstood a barrage of criticism for an inference he made in his 2007 book, The Edge

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