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Prometheus: A biologist’s review (Spoilers aplenty)

Spoilers. Lots of them. If you plan to see this movie don’t read this post. Really. This is a movie worth seening if you like riotous movies and are willing to forgive of lots of trip-ups that really don’t make … Continue reading

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Watch a real scientific controversy

It is fun to watch an actual scientific controversy unfold. The fake ones like climate change denial or intelligent design, which are orchestrated for political purposes or reasons of ideology, draw scientists in because the public has been cajoled into … Continue reading

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Scholar of Moab wins AML Award for best novel published in 2011

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A Short Stay in Hell Launches

My existential horror novella was released today in multiple formats: Hardback, paper back, digital, kindle etc. What is existential horror? Well . . . read the book and you’ll see (I more or less invented the term, because it’s very … Continue reading

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But Bishop! My Cat’s Parasite Made Me Do it!

It looks like the zombie apocalypse has started. We have seen its effect in the insect world for many years—from fungi that drive ants to the highest plant available, so that its head can explode in a shower of fungal … Continue reading

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Copies of you

Is this future possible in a Mormon context? Discuss.

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The Darwin Seminar at BYU

Cross posted at BCC This semester over thirty faculty members gathered for a reading group sponsored by the BYU Faculty Center. I led the group in its reading of Conor Cunningham’s book Darwin’s Pious Idea: Why the Ultra-Darwinists and Creationists … Continue reading

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Even more of Blair, Me, and Evolution at the FAIR Blog: Part II

Here is the second part of Blair’s interview of me and evolution! Enjoy!    

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Blair, Me, and Evolution at the FAIR Blog

In which the wondrous Blair Hodges interviews me for FAIR about Mormonism and Evolution. My favorite subject.

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Monsters and Mormons launches

Well I’ve been silent a while. Part of it this semester several creative projects are launching, I’ve got an NSF grant application due, and two papers back for revision. And my blogging has suffered, but get ready this semester we … Continue reading

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