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James Brody February 12th, 2009 11:19 AM

NY Times on Darwin
 
All without a mention of Abe Lincoln except to note that one of his speeches is to be auctioned. World Net Daily, a home for creationists and conservatives, does the same things. However, see material in Discover that profiles both of these giants.

The business of academia's neglect of Lincoln is discussed by Allen Carl Guelzo, "Getting Lincoln Through College, in National Review at http://article.nationalreview.com/?q...lkNDRiYTUxZWE=

JimB

World Net Daily summary: http://www.worldnetdaily.com/index.p...w&pageId=88666

NY Times

JimB

A memoriam by Olivia Judson: "The Origin of Darwin"
More at http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/12/op...ml?ref=opinion

Science Times: Darwin

Darwin, Ahead of His Time, Is Still Influential
By NICHOLAS WADE
It is a testament to Charles Darwin's extraordinary insight that it took almost a century for biologists to understand the essential correctness of his views.

Darwinism Must Die So That Evolution May Live
By CARL SAFINA
Equating evolution with Charles Darwin ignores 150 years of discoveries, including most of what scientists understand about evolution.

Genes Offer New Clues in Old Debate on Species Origins
By CAROL KAESUK YOON
The study of how species originate, a process known as speciation, is not only one of evolution's most active areas of study, but also one of its most contentious.

Crunching the Data for the Tree of Life
By CARL ZIMMER
Biologists know how species are related but lack the tools to show off their discoveries.

Seeing the Risks of Humanitys Hand in Species Evolution
By CORNELIA DEAN
Human predation is causing some species to evolve to reproduce at younger ages and smaller sizes, to the long-term harm of the species.

Darwin the Comedian. Now Thats Entertainment!
By JOHN TIERNEY
Richard Milner, a science historian, finds the funny side of Charles Darwin, evolutionary giant.

More at http://www.nytimes.com/pages/science/index.html


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