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Animal Superheroes

July 29, 2015 in Amazing FactsAstronomyBiomimeticsBirdsDarwin and EvolutionDinosaursIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyPhysicsSolar SystemTerrestrial Zoology

Here are some animals, some common and some little-known, whose abilities astonish scientists.

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Ski Pluto: Glaciers Are Flowing

July 28, 2015 in Amazing FactsAstronomyDating MethodsGeologyPhysics

Planetary scientists are dumbfounded by more evidence of youth at Pluto, both on the surface and in the atmosphere.

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Gender Confusion Is Not Biological

July 27, 2015 in Bible and TheologyHealthHuman BodyMind and Brain

Even biologists are confused about gender confusion. One thing they know: it is not biological.

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Secular Anthropology Fails Consistently

July 26, 2015 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDumb IdeasFossilsHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

By assuming long ages and by underestimating human creativity and mobility, evolutionary anthropologists keep getting surprised by evidence.

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Four-Footed Snake?

July 25, 2015 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsFossilsIntelligent DesignPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

The fossil “transitional form” is not what reporters are making it out to be.

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You Wouldn’t Want to Live on “Earth’s Cousin”

July 24, 2015 in AstronomyDumb IdeasGeologyHealthPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

Despite the hype about another Earth-like exoplanet, Kepler 452b would not be as habitable as Venus.

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Bacteria Share Antibiotic Resistance

July 23, 2015

Antibiotic resistance does not “evolve” in a Darwinian way. Rather, a new study shows that bacteria share their genetic information.

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Lonely Billionaire Throws $100 Million at SETI

July 22, 2015 in AstronomyBible and TheologyCosmologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationIntelligent DesignMediaPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and EthicsSETI

Yuri Milner gathered the SETI believers and gave them a pile of money to find aliens.

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Creatures Worth Knowing and Imitating

July 21, 2015 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsCell BiologyIntelligent DesignMarine BiologyPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

Studies of animals and cells reveal designs in nature we can appreciate and imitate.

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Feathered Velociraptor? Untangling the Spin

July 20, 2015 in BirdsDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDinosaursFossils

Discoverers admit this could be a flightless bird. That’s not the only problem.

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Tiny Organisms Control the World

July 19, 2015 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsIntelligent DesignMarine BiologyPhysics

An unexpected source that regulates global climate is found among the smallest of living things.

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Science Site Rationalizes Sales of Baby Body Parts

July 18, 2015 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionHealthHuman BodyMediaPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

The video that shocked the nation—Planned Parenthood selling fetal organs—is whitewashed by a science website.

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Is Pluto Another Geyser World? “Shocking” Images Baffle Scientists

July 17, 2015 in Amazing FactsAstronomyDating MethodsGeologyPhysicsSolar System

In addition to featureless plains, Pluto may even sport active geysers—with no recourse to tidal heating to power them.

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Pluto Is Young

July 15, 2015 in Amazing FactsAstronomyDating MethodsGeologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

The New Horizons science team is stunned by surface features on Pluto and its large moon Charon that cannot be billions of years old.

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Pluto Inbound Image Stuns Scientists

July 14, 2015 in Amazing FactsAstronomyDating MethodsGeologyPhysicsSolar System

It’s not a featureless orb: Pluto has a whale and a heart. A “complex and nuanced” surface shows that Pluto and its large moon Charon had a history.

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Where Are the Earth’s Impact Craters?

July 13, 2015 in Dating MethodsGeologyIntelligent DesignPhysicsSolar System

The number of impact craters on Earth is almost negligible compared to Mars and the moon. Can erosion explain this?

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No Scientific Method Can Generate Integrity

July 12, 2015 in Bible and TheologyEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

The frequency of articles about misconduct, fraud and reproducibility show that scientists’ integrity cannot be assumed by a “scientific method.”

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Admit It: Mars Is Lifeless

July 11, 2015 in Darwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationMediaOrigin of LifePhilosophy of ScienceSETISolar System

How much longer does the public have to be told that Mars “might” have life or space aliens “could” be found soon?

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Human Eye Has Nanoscale Resolution

July 10, 2015 in Amazing FactsDarwin and EvolutionHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhysics

No more complaining about bad design in the human eye. Optical experts prove it can distinguish differences at billionths of a meter.

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Will Pluto Surprise Scientists?

July 9, 2015 in Amazing FactsAstronomyDating MethodsGeologyPhysicsSolar System

First-time encounters have a long history of shocking planetary scientists with unexpected features. It’s about time for Pluto.

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