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Cell Biologists Use Machine Language

October 23, 2014 in Amazing FactsBotanyCell BiologyGeneticsHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

This is a golden age of discovery about molecular machines, but the metaphor may be moving from machinery to information processing.

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The Cures Are Inside You

October 22, 2014 in Amazing FactsCell BiologyHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and Brain

Your body has the means to repair itself, if the right cells get into the right places.

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The Machinery Behind the Senses

October 21, 2014 in Amazing FactsBible and TheologyCell BiologyHealthHuman BodyMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

There’s a lot of physical work our eyes, ears, and brain cells perform to support our perceptions of the world.

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Large Study of Near-Death Experiences Finds Surprises

October 20, 2014 in Amazing FactsBible and TheologyHealthHuman BodyMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

What does a person sense during the transition from life to death? A large new study collected data, but more study is needed.

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How Useful Is Evolutionary Theory?

October 19, 2014 in Cell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

What has Darwin done for you lately? Some evolutionists promote Darwinism because of its alleged usefulness to humanity.

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How Explanatory Is Evolutionary Theory?

October 18, 2014 in BotanyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasGeneticsHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMarine BiologyMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

Darwinians make big boasts about their theory as the central organizing principle in biology, but what does it actually explain?

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Mercury, Moon May Still Be Erupting

October 17, 2014 in AstronomyDating MethodsGeologyPhysicsSolar System

Two objects that should be old and dead show surprising activity. Other indications of youthfulness in the solar system are noted.

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Animals Overcome Limitations of Physics

October 16, 2014 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBotanyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyMind and BrainPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

The limits of human engineering have been overcome by animals in surprising ways worth imitating.

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Moon’s Stabilizing Influence Depends on Star Size

October 15, 2014 in Amazing FactsAstronomyBible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsGeologyIntelligent DesignPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSolar System

A connection between multiple factors was noted in a recent model of how a moon helps a planet remain habitable.

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Indonesian Cave Paintings Shake Up Art History

October 14, 2014 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsEarly ManHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

Asians were not supposed to be so culturally talented 40,000 years ago, but their cave art shows the same finesse seen in contemporary European caves.

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Darwin Debate Published by Nature

October 13, 2014 in Darwin and EvolutionIntelligent DesignMediaPhilosophy of Science

Two teams, both committed evolutionists, duked it out in Nature over whether Darwin’s mechanism is adequate to explain the diversity of life.

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Is Scientism Ready for E.T.?

October 12, 2014 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and EthicsSETI

In speculating about the impact of extraterrestrials on world religions, an author neglected the impact on his own.

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Robots Imitate Life

October 11, 2014 in Amazing FactsHealthHuman BodyMammalsMind and Brain

The goal of robotics is to imitate what humans and animals make look easy.

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Curtains for OOL: Oxygen Was Present from the Start

October 10, 2014 in Darwin and EvolutionIntelligent DesignOrigin of LifePhysicsSolar System

Free oxygen is death to life trying to evolve, but it was present early on, being formed naturally from atmospheric carbon dioxide.

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Darwin Was Right, So They Say

October 9, 2014 in BotanyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasFossilsMammalsMediaPhilosophy of ScienceTerrestrial Zoology

In order to keep Darwin looking trendy, some evolutionists use the “Darwin was right” meme.

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NASA Throws Tax Millions to Evidence-Free Astrobiology Projects

in AstronomyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and EthicsSETISolar System

Astrobiology has yet to establish that it has a subject to study, but NASA is giving millions of tax dollars to multiple teams, including SETI researchers.

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Lunar Impact: Major Moon Basin Was Not a Big Hit

October 8, 2014 in AstronomyDating MethodsGeologyPhysicsSolar System

The theory of how the largest impact basin on the moon was formed has been turned upside down.

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Monarch Butterflies Do Not Have to Migrate

October 7, 2014 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionGeneticsIntelligent DesignPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

When 101 butterfly genomes were compared, there were surprises.

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China Celebrates Non-Discovery of Dark Matter

October 6, 2014 in AstronomyCosmologyDumb IdeasPhilosophy of SciencePhysics

A huge dark matter detector in China celebrated the publication of its first results: nothing.

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Does Science Need Diversity Training?

October 5, 2014 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionEducationIntelligent DesignMediaPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

One would think science would be concerned with facts, not with what special interest group searches for them.

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