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Pygmies and Sherpas Are People, Not Evolved Genes

August 20, 2014 in Darwin and EvolutionEducationHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and EthicsTerrestrial Zoology

Some scientists and reporters are too eager to attach the word “evolution” to human beings who have particular genetic traits.

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Living Stalactites and Other Geological Surprises

August 19, 2014 in Cell BiologyDating MethodsGeologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysics

Dripstones in caves can be made by microbes, some speleologists find. That’s among several recent geological surprises.

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Fluffballs in Space Shouldn’t Exist

August 18, 2014 in Amazing FactsDating MethodsGeologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

A rubble-pile asteroid has such low density it should have disintegrated, but it’s doing just fine.

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The Evil that Men Do: How Bad Governments Create Poverty

August 17, 2014 in Bible and TheologyEducationHealthHuman BodyMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Ideas have consequences. When societies deny that all men are created equal, the masses suffer, even when surrounded by rich resources.

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Extinct Reptiles Quickly Spread Over the Globe

August 16, 2014 in Amazing FactsDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDinosaursFossilsGeologyPhilosophy of Science

On every continent, dinosaurs and other extinct reptiles thrived. Here are some recent amazing finds.

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Planet Rotation Limits Habitability

August 15, 2014 in AstronomyGeologyIntelligent DesignPhysicsSETISolar System

Life can’t exist on a planet that rotates too fast or slow. This is another Goldilocks problem for astrobiologists to consider.

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Why Hebrew Captives Had Healthier Diet Than Their Captors

August 14, 2014 in Bible and TheologyHealthHuman BodyIntelligent Design

A new report on dietary “pulse” shows health benefits that certain captives enjoyed 2,600 years ago in what is now Iraq.

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Big Leak in Universal Common Ancestor Theory

August 13, 2014 in Cell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationMediaPhilosophy of Science

Evolutionists speculating about the Last Universal Common Ancestor (LUCA) begin with lots of L.U.C.K.

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Sandstone Arches Get New Explanation

August 12, 2014 in Dating MethodsGeologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysics

The national park signs may need updating.

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New Ways to Find E.T.

August 11, 2014 in AstronomyDumb IdeasIntelligent DesignMind and BrainOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSETISolar System

SETI researchers may not have to wait by the stellar radio dial for their imaginary friends to call in. They might eavesdrop on their pollution.

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Evolution Is Racist, Evolutionist Writes

August 10, 2014 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEarly ManGeneticsHuman BodyMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

A well-known science writer is in hot water for linking evolution to alleged differences in racial abilities. But where will his evolutionary critics run?

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Cell’s Molecular Machines Arouse Fascination

August 9, 2014 in Amazing FactsCell BiologyGeneticsIntelligent DesignPhysics

With increasing image quality at their disposal, biologists are finding amazing molecular machines at work in living cells.

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Entrepreneurs Find Gold in Nature

August 8, 2014 in BiomimeticsBirdsHuman BodyIntelligent DesignTerrestrial Zoology

Inspiration for invention comes from everywhere in nature’s engineering. At every level, there are designs worth imitating.

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Io Volcanoes Go Hyperactive

August 7, 2014 in Dating MethodsGeologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

The volcanoes on Jupiter’s moon are bursting out at record rates, and nobody knows why. Is it the new normal?

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Rosetta and the Stone

August 6, 2014 in Amazing FactsAstronomyIntelligent DesignPhysicsSolar System

A historic comet rendezvous mission begins today after ten years in space.

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Amber Alert: New Discoveries in Old Sap

August 5, 2014 in Dating MethodsFossilsGeologyMammalsTerrestrial Zoology

Even old pieces of amber in a museum drawer can reveal unexpected surprises.

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Rest of the Story: Hobbit Evolution Debunked

in Darwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDumb IdeasFossilsHuman BodyMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

That little skull from a cave in Indonesia was not a pre-human, but a regular human with Down Syndrome.

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Saturn’s F-Ring Has Quieted Down

August 4, 2014 in AstronomyDating MethodsGeologyPhysicsSolar System

Comparing measurements over 25 years, planetary scientists have noted a drop in bright clumps in Saturn’s tenuous F-ring.

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Can You Shrink a Dinosaur to Make a Bird?

August 3, 2014 in BirdsDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDinosaursDumb IdeasFossilsMediaPhilosophy of Science

A new research paper claims that birds emerged from a long process of dinosaur miniaturization. The news media loved it.

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Human Evolution News Redlines Silliness Meter

August 2, 2014 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEarly ManEducationGeneticsIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Did these evolutionists really think through their hypotheses?

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