Hitting the Brakes on “Rapid Evolution”

Ann Gauger, Bijan Nemati, biochemical weapons, Culture, Darwinian evolution, Defense Intelligence Agency, DNA, E. coli, engineers, Eric Anderson, Evolution, extinction, Idaho, Intelligent Design, Iraq, Long Term Evolutionary Experiment, mutations, Richard Lenski, Scott Minnich, Why It Matters
Evolutionary biologist Richard Lenski hopes to demonstrate Darwinian evolution in action. But one humble scientist from Northern Idaho says not so fast! Source
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What’s Driving Darwin’s Driverless Car?

"survival of the fittest", abductive inference, adaptation, blind drivers, CELS, Charles Darwin, Charles Kocher, Columbia University, Current Biology, Darwinian Evolution Machine, driver, driverless car, Engineering, equilibrium, Eric Anderson, Evolution, fitness ratcheting, fitness valleys, golfers, gravity, Herbert Spencer, ignition, Intelligent Design, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Ken Dill, Mars, Mars rovers, molecular machines, New Zealand, orbits, planets, PNAS, rollercoaster, Science Advances, Second Law of Thermodynamics, selective pressure, software, sponges, TEDx talk, University of Otago, University of Sydney, Victoria University, water
What drives natural selection? Evolutionary forces. What are evolutionary forces? They’re what drive natural selection. Source
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Why Intelligent Design Best Explains the Fossil Record Data

bounded adaptation, Casey Luskin, CELS, Center for Science and Culture, complex organisms, Conference on Engineering and Living Systems, Darwinian theory, Discovery Institute, earth, Eric Anderson, explosion model, fossil record, ID The Future, intelligent causation, Intelligent Design, paleomagnetism, paleontology, Podcast, punctuated equilibrium, stasis, Stephen Meyer, Theistic Evolution (book), University of Johannesburg
The fossil record is consistent with the engineering-based theory of bounded adaptation Source
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Protein Evolution, the Waiting-Time Problem, and the Intriguing Possibility of Two First Parents

Adam and Eve, Ann Gauger, biology, Center for Science and Culture, Darwinian theory, Discovery Institute, Eric Anderson, Evolution, Human Origins, humans, ID The Future, Intelligent Design, monogenesis, mutations, Parents, Podcast, population genetics, protein evolution, proteins, waiting-time problem
After being asked to evaluate the scientific case against Adam and Eve, Ann Gauger dove into population genetics. Source
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Exposing Professor Dave’s Playground Tactics and Citation Bluffing Blitz

abiogenesis, authority, biology, Brian Miller, citation bluffing, Dave Farina, debates, DNA polymerase, Eric Anderson, Evolution, Gerald Joyce, ID The Future, James Tour, Life Sciences, ligation, Long Story Short, Nature Chemistry, origin of life, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, polymerization, Professor Dave, Professor Dave Explains, replication, Return of the God Hypothesis, ribozyme, Rice University, RNA, RNA enzyme, Robert Stadler, sarcasm, Stephen Meyer, Steve Benner, transcriptase, YouTube videos
It’s true that sometimes it can be hard to tell that serious problems remain unsolved until you drill down into the scientific details. Source
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Casey Luskin Debunks a Museum’s Evolutionary Propaganda

Casey Luskin, Darwinian processes, DNA, Eric Anderson, Evolution, evolutionary theory, Fazale Rana, Guillermo Gonzalez, Hugh Ross, Human Origins, ID The Future, James Tour, just-so stories, Marcos Eberlin, Maropeng Museum, materialism, Podcast, Richard Dawkins, Science and Faith in Dialogue, South Africa, Stephen Meyer
Luskin and host Eric Anderson call evolutionary theory to task for being overly supple, offering just-so stories to explain a behavior AND its opposite. Source
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