Debating Evolution and Dealing With Climate Change

February 10, 2014 9:45 PM

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Debating Evolution and Dealing With Climate Change

Last Tuesday’s debate between Bill Nye the Science Guy and Ken Ham, president of the Creation Museum, whipped up a Sharknado-like frenzy online. Five hundred thousand viewers and seemingly all of Twitter followed the event live, which pitted evolution against creationism. Some called it a modern-day Scopes “monkey” trial, others a waste of time. The video has more than a million views on YouTube.

A new and more lethal strain of avian influenza is surging through China, experts say. Known as H7N9, the strain first emerged last March, and has already infected at least 300 people; about a quarter have died. By contrast, the H5N1 strain that jumped from birds to people in 2003 took five years to...

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