Atheists in the Biological Sciences

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Atheists in the Biological Sciences

A group for biologists, and those with an interest in biology, to get together and talk about what interests them the most: the fascinating study of life.

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Latest Activity: Apr 3

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Researchers, students and interested individuals should feel free to get involved and to start discussions on whatever topics interest you.

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Invasive species

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Liz E Nov 18, 2013. 1 Reply

Biologists get osmosis wrong

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 31, 2013. 3 Replies

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Comment by Steph S. on December 4, 2011 at 2:25pm

Hey Everyone!

Comment by Steph S. on August 29, 2011 at 10:58am
Thanks Dylan -- I'll check that out.
Comment by Dylan Michael McFarland on August 29, 2011 at 12:26am

Hi all.

 

I read an article in Scientific American on speciation and it provides a web-link to evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/home.php

which provides a fun college freshman-level overview of evolution, if anyone is interested.

Comment by Mrina on August 4, 2011 at 7:15am
That sounds awesome... I don't have cable :( We just have a few basic channels.
Comment by Steph S. on August 3, 2011 at 4:19pm
Hey all -- thought you might like to see this new show.



The Discovery Channel is hosting a new program, Curiosity, that aims to provoke thought and discussion and ask the “fundamental questions facing the world today”. Their first episode (Sunday Aug. 7th, 8 p.m. ET/PT) will be a special with the eminent Stephen Hawking titled, “Is There a Creator?”
Comment by Mrina on March 6, 2011 at 7:38am
To those who love microbes and cartoon humour. A shameless push towards my microbe cartoon blog :)
http://extremicrobia.blogspot.com/
Comment by Christopher Baughman on January 28, 2011 at 6:22am

Roughly 1 in 8 of high school teachers whom teach biology in the United States teach it from a creationist stance.  Personally I don't care how a person squares their religion with evolution.  But I don't for a second agree with this religious bullshit that some theists constantly seek to interject into the classroom.  Evolution is a fact for all intents and purposes when discussing it in common parlance.  

 

http://www.livescience.com/culture/biology-teachers-avoid-evolution...

Comment by Phil on December 15, 2010 at 4:23pm

I don't think there are very many biologists who have serious doubts about the ubiquitousness of life in the universe.

Comment by ROMAN ROMACH on December 13, 2010 at 7:48pm

Sorry, "Increased Odds."  My mistake.

 

 

 

 

Comment by Phil on December 13, 2010 at 7:05pm

Tripling the estimate of the number of stars in the universe is not old news. Not only was that number increased, but red dwarf stars are long-lived and stable. This impacts the Drake equation and that's always a popular game. 

 

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