Planet of the Apes Archive: August, 2011

Why Everyone Else Was Too Stupid Know Irene Would Fizzle.

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Somehow, to many people in the Philadelphia region, it was obvious from the start that Hurricane Irene would turn out to be much wimpier than... Read more

Politics - and evolution - are oh so personal

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When evangelical Texas governor and presidential candidate Rick Perry said evolution was a theory that has "got some gaps," he showed that... Read more

First Official Evolution Quiz Now Ready to Take Online

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The first official Planet-of-the-Apes quiz is finally here. While it was published in print on Monday, the online version of this is now interactive... Read more

Republican candidates on evolution and the science and religion divide

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We’re experiencing some technical difficulties with the first planet-of-the-apes quiz, but I’ve been promised an interactive version... Read more

Do Scientists Need Faith to Disbelieve in Gods?

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On Mondays my column is supposed to appear here, as well as in the Health and Science section of the Inquirer. This week I wrote a quiz, with... Read more

Round two of debate over the nature of science, faith and God

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Another round of letters are exchnaged between our lawyer and our scientist. The discussion, which is a continuation of this post, starts to... Read more

Scientist and Lawyer Face Off Over Evolution, Faith and God: Round One

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Over the next few days, I’ll blog about some letters exchanged between a scientist and a lawyer. Their argument: Whether scientists must... Read more

"Apes" Movie Raises Evolution Questions.

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Silly as the movie gets, Rise of the Planet of the Apes explores big questions about human evolution. In the film, scientists use chimp subjects... Read more