Planet of the Apes Archive: October, 2011

The unique diversity of man's best friend

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Several weeks ago, I got a question via voice mail that reflected an issue Charles Darwin himself raised: "I was curious about the situation... Read more

Why Journalists Interview the Loonies

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Watch for my weekly column to appear tomorrow. In the afternoon I leave for Penn State University, where I’ll be interviewing various... Read more

More Dispatches from Darwin: “Randy Roos”, a Pig that’s “Makin Bacon” and The Ever Present Threat of Crocs

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When Darwinians talk about crocs, they don't mean ugly shoes. While on a science expedition in Northern Australia, OSU biologist Tim Berra... Read more

Cool Lecture Sunday on Fingerprints and DNA Forensics

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I would totally go to this if I didn't have other plans that involve sailing. Lewis Mifsud is a forensic engineer and physicist, a member of... Read more

A Reader Asks, If Humans Evolved from Apes, Why Are There Still Apes?

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A reader sent this via email in response to my column on Hitler and evolution: To answer your question: no! Religion, morality, virtue give... Read more

Dispatches from Darwin, Australia: Sex and the Single Nurseryfish

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Yesterday I had a Skype chat with Ohio State University biologist Tim Berra, who is down under in Darwin, giving talks about the town’s... Read more

I Get Spanked by Creationists for Accepting Reality and being a "Darwinist"

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Why is it that to creationists label everyone who accepts current biology as a “Darwinist”? It's as if scientific knowelged equates... Read more

Responses to Hitler/Darwin Column, Including an Argument That We Do Need a Heavenly Gaseous Vertebrate, aka God, To Be Good.

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I received so many great responses to Monday’s column that I’ve only now finished reading them. Here’s one I think correctly... Read more