Planet of the Apes Archive: January, 2012

Amazing Evolutionary Tale of the Day: Animal Mind Control.

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Some parasites seem to cast a spell on their hosts. Even a seemlingly lowly protozoan can do all sorts of mischief including making rats fall... Read more

Feedback on Hawking's God Includes a Prayer for My Soul

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Two readers sent quick responses to the column today examining whether there's anything in cosmology to suggest design in the universe. One... Read more

Why Creationists Shouldn't Gloat about Hawking's Reference To God

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Last week some creationists celebrated an apparent triumph: Legendary physicist Stephen Hawking used the word God, possibly not in vain. The... Read more

More on Scientists vs. Journalists

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There was some confusion over the Guardian commentary piece “Nine Ways Scientists Demonstrate they Don’t Understand Journalism”... Read more

Professor Claims Evolution Acceptance a Matter of “Intuition”

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Stories about public acceptance of evolution are in abundance this week. First, an NPR blogger pondered America’s trouble with evolution... Read more

Some Non-Creationists Hate Science Journalists Too

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It’s just one of those days, filled with negativity and the overwhelming sense that people are trying to crush my soul under their heels... Read more

Santorum's Trouble with Evolution.

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Here's a reader question that came in today. "Why do so many have trouble with people who have trouble with evolution??" Here's my answer:... Read more

Several Reasons Why So Many Have Trouble With Evolution

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NPR’s blog ran this post yesterday, in which a physicist scratches his head and wonders why so many Americans don’t “believe... Read more