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Dino Extinction Story Is a Fable, Paleontologist Says

May 24, 2016 in BirdsDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDinosaursDumb IdeasFossilsGeologyMammalsMarine BiologyPhilosophy of ScienceTerrestrial Zoology

What they tell you on TV and in biology class about birds outlasting the dinosaurs has paltry little evidence.

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Life from Sun Flares?

May 23, 2016 in AstronomyCell BiologyDumb IdeasGeologyOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

A NASA scientist proposes that a period of superflares on the early sun zapped life into existence on the earth.

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A Media Bias Sampler

May 22, 2016 in Bible and TheologyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationGeneticsHuman BodyMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Support for conservatism in secular science media is as rare as a true transitional form in the fossil record.

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Forcing Contrary Data into Evolution Stories

May 21, 2016 in BirdsCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDinosaursFossilsGeneticsHuman BodyMarine BiologyPhilosophy of Science

Some recent findings might raise the eyebrows of perceptive readers: “How does that support evolution?”

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Teachers Squeamish About Evolution

May 20, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionEarly ManEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

It may be the only game in town, but evolution-only education isn’t turning biology professors into cheerleaders for Darwin.

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SETI Communication Only Outward So Far

May 19, 2016 in AstronomyBible and TheologyCosmologyDarwin and EvolutionIntelligent DesignMediaOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and EthicsSETISolar System

While we wait for responses, all we hear are echoes of our own intelligent signals into space.

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Giraffe Genome Too Distinct for Evolution

May 18, 2016 in Darwin and EvolutionDating MethodsIntelligent DesignMammalsPhilosophy of Science

The giraffe genome is now published. Does it show evolution from an ancestor in the time allowed?

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News from the Living Waters

May 17, 2016 in BirdsCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyPhysics

Animal heroes of the Illustra film “Living Waters” are still making headlines.

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OOL Without Bluffing Is Nothing

May 16, 2016 in Cell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationMediaOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Count the hopeful “could” words in a speculative NASA Astrobiology myth.

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Karma Dogma

May 15, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDumb IdeasEducationMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Can science discover whether belief in karma affects charitable giving?

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Science Evolves

May 14, 2016 in CosmologyDarwin and EvolutionIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and EthicsSETI

Science has a historical and cultural character that cannot be extricated from its current consensus.

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Darwin and Malthus Were Wrong: Cooperation Is Key to Evolution

May 13, 2016 in Cell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasGeneticsMarine BiologyPhilosophy of Science

The statements in a new conceptual model of evolution undermine the whole rationale for Social Darwinism.

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Earth Twin Still Missing in Exoplanet Trove

May 12, 2016 in AstronomyDating MethodsGeologyIntelligent DesignOrigin of LifePhysicsSolar System

The Kepler spacecraft has found 2,325 exoplanets so far, but there’s still no place like Earth.

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Science vs Activism in Biological Gender Ambiguity

May 11, 2016 in EducationGeneticsHealthHuman BodyMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

A small percentage of live births involve genetically-based gender ambiguity. What is the ethical response?

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Barbiturates in Darwin’s Warm Little Pond

May 10, 2016 in Cell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationGeneticsIntelligent DesignMediaOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysics

Are barbituates the missing links to the origin of life?

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Design Inspires Scientific Advances

May 9, 2016 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsBotanyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionIntelligent DesignMarine BiologyMind and BrainPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

When you see cutting-edge science in materials and methods, you are likely to read “Inspired by Nature.”

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Church in the Twitter Age

May 8, 2016 in Bible and TheologyEducationMedia

Can the Bible speak to a culture enmeshed in Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram?

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Titan Ethane Still Missing, and Other Planetary Puzzles

May 7, 2016 in Amazing FactsDating MethodsGeologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

We update the problem of Titan’s missing ethane and other challenges to billions of years.

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Evolutionists Debunk Basis for Title IX

May 6, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionEducationHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

There are innate biological differences between men’s and women’s sports interests, say evolutionary psychologists.

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Tinkering with Human Embryos More Brazen than Ever

May 5, 2016 in Bible and TheologyCell BiologyGeneticsHuman BodyMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Secular biologists want to see how long they can keep embryos in a dish before killing them.

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