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Attacks Mount on Teaching of Evolution

The anti-evolution crowd has come out swinging this year. So far the theory has not taken one on the chin, but that could change soon in Tennessee. Full story

Childhood Diseases May Be Rooted in Evolution

Long childhood is part of what makes humans unique, but this extended developmental stage comes with a cost: a risk of cancer and other genetic diseases. Full story

Human evolution at the crossroads

Where are humans headed? Experts sketch out scenarios for the evolutionary rise or fall of our species. By MSNBC's Alan Boyle. Full story

Dad makes film about stay-at-home fatherhood

   Award-winning filmmaker Dana Glazer talks to the TODAY hosts about his newest movie, “The Evolution of Dad,” about his role as a stay-at-home father.

Humans still evolving as our brains shrink

Evolution in humans is commonly thought to have essentially stopped in recent times. But there are plenty of examples that the human race is still evolving, including our brains, and there are even signs that our evolution may be accelerating. Full story

Kirk Cameron defends anti-Darwin stance

Former “Growing Pains” actor and other creationists pick apart aspects of Darwin’s work and try to link it to everything from Nazi eugenics to the scientist’s alleged “disdain for women.” Full story

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  Book probes boundary between science, faith

Sept. 3: Robert Wright, the author of "The Evolution of God," joins the Morning Joe gang to discuss his book.