I’d like to share a few experiences from the AAAS meeting in San Diego last weekend.
First and foremost, and most relevant to this blog, was the DoSER (Dialog on Science, Ethics, and Religion) reception, held annually at these meetings. This is an AAAS sponsored program. At the reception, AAAS Vice President Al Teich and Francis Collins . . . → Read More: AAAS Meeting
I’m going to pull these chromosome 2 fusion comments into a new post. Interestingly, everyone acts as if this is new data. This has been known for decades, as long as karyotype analysis and chromosome banding studies have been around. The sequencing data has merely confirmed more dramatically the argument for a . . . → Read More: Chromosome 2 Fusion
I read this over on UcD:
One can argue that as an empirical matter ID has failed to demonstrate that living things bear indicia of design. Many scientists would disagree, but competing interpretations of the data are what good science is all about. May the best interpretation prevail. But some scientists go further than advancing competing interpretations . . . → Read More: ID not science, should it be called Natural Philosophy?
An Origins Parable
Over the years, there has been a great deal of blood spilled, or at least ink spilled, over the creation science and origins debates. What follows is an “intelligently designed” attempt to illustrate the differences between various positions on origins, using a somewhat humorous but generally accurate parable. This is presented . . . → Read More: Godless Embryologists
On Monday, January 25, Eugenie Scott of the National Center for Biology Education (NCBE) spoke at CSU (promo blurb). A panel discussion followed on the state of science education with Dr. Scott, some CSU profs, and some local science teachers participating. I also had the opportunity to have breakfast with Dr. Scott the following morning. Here . . . → Read More: Eugenie Scott at Colorado State University
Welcome to the ASA Voices, a group blog of ASA members. The intent of this blog is to provide a forum for thoughtful dialog on topics related to issues of science and faith. ASA members who have an ASA Online password are automatically registered and can submit comments to any posts after logging in. ASA members . . . → Read More: Welcome and Some New Guidelines