Saturday, August 18, 2007

Michael Behe on the Colbert Report

Dr. Michael J. Behe, Professor of Biological Sciences at Lehigh University and author of the best-selling Darwin's Black Box appeared on the Colbert Report on Comedy Central on Thursday, August 2, 2007.

Stephen Colbert hosted Behe in the portion of his show when he interviews the author of a recent book. He was discussing Behe's newest book, The Edge of Evolution.

This was not be the first time someone in the intelligent design and evolution debate has been on Comedy Central. Dr. Kenneth Miller of Brown University was on the Colbert Report in 2005 and Dr. Richard Dawkins, author of The God Delusion, was on the show this past spring. In addition, Dr. William A. Dembski, author of numerous books on the topic, was on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart in 2006 as well.

To watch Behe's appearance on the Colbert Report, go here.

Friday, August 17, 2007

David Bolinsky on the Cell

Medical animator David Bolinsky presents a stunning animation that show the bustling life inside a cell. Built by his company, XVIVO, to teach Harvard medical students, the clip features sweeping cinematic values and even a little drama. It communicates not only the facts of life, but life's truth and beauty.

This clip is avaliable from TED from a talk Bolinksy gave in March 2007. It can be found here.