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Selected Carp Devolved Rapidly to Wild Type

August 24, 2016 in Darwin and EvolutionGeneticsMarine Biology

Artificial selection isn’t forever. Some fish reverted to their old ways.

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The Healing Powers of Nature

August 23, 2016 in Amazing FactsBible and TheologyBotanyEducationHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMediaMind and BrainPolitics and EthicsTerrestrial Zoology

Independent studies celebrate the ability of nature to improve human health and well-being.

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Spirit Lake Threatens Megaflood

August 22, 2016 in Amazing FactsDating MethodsGeologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and Ethics

36 years after Spirit Lake was destroyed by a volcano, it has come back with its own threats of destruction.

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Scientific Materialists Crave Morality But Can’t Evolve It

August 21, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionEarly ManIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

If Darwin’s theory of origins is true, evil doesn’t exist, and notions of morality are up for grabs. That would be a reality too horrible to endure.

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Weekend Biomimetics Parade

August 20, 2016 in BiomimeticsBotanyCell BiologyGeneticsHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

Here’s a quick list of exciting news about how imitation of nature’s designs is leading to wonderful inventions.

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Radiation, Mistakes, and Assumptions

August 19, 2016 in AstronomyBotanyDating MethodsFossilsGeologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and EthicsSolar System

Three news items about atomic radiation should cause us to beware of academic overstatement.

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Secularists Use Intelligent Design Reasoning

August 18, 2016 in AstronomyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsSETI

Data from a star are hard to reconcile with natural causes. Are super-intelligent aliens at work?

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Protein Residue Found on Hominin Stone Tools

August 17, 2016 in Amazing FactsDating MethodsEarly ManFossilsGeologyMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

Would you expect pieces of meat to survive on flakes of rock in the desert for 250,000 years?

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Secularists Battle Over Which Life Theory Is More Wrong

August 16, 2016 in Cell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasGeneticsGeologyOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysics

Origin-of-life camps don’t recognize that RNA-World theories and hydrothermal-vent theories suffer from the same basic problem.

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Two if By Sea: Earliest Americans Boated Down the Coast

August 15, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDumb IdeasEarly ManGeologyHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

The textbook theory of the first migration to the Americas across a land bridge is “dead in the water.”

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Materialists Have No Theory of Human Dignity

August 14, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionEarly ManEducationGeneticsHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

People logically make the connection between human exceptionalism and dignity, but scientific materialism cannot supply either.

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Darwinism as All-Purpose Fiction Plot

August 13, 2016 in BirdsBotanyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasGeneticsHuman BodyMammalsMarine BiologyMind and BrainTerrestrial Zoology

No scientific rigor needed. Just say “It evolved.”

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Mars Life Hopes Reduced

August 12, 2016 in AstronomyCell BiologyEducationFossilsGeologyMediaOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and EthicsSolar System

Key assumptions about habitability on Mars have fallen, but astrobiologists try to keep hope alive.

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Non-Darwinian Biological Change

August 11, 2016 in BotanyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEarly ManFossilsGeneticsHuman BodyMammalsMarine BiologyMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Scientists find many examples of biological change that do not fit the mutation-selection paradigm.

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Piltdown Forger Fingered

August 10, 2016 in Darwin and EvolutionDating MethodsEarly ManEducationFossilsMediaPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

One man committed the greatest hoax in the history of anthropology, but others are not so easily exonerated for believing it.

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Sunflower Motion Is Complex

August 9, 2016 in Amazing FactsBotanyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionGeneticsIntelligent DesignPhysics

They follow the sun, but how? Scientists are just finding out the mechanisms behind light tracking in sunflowers.

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Chinese Flood Legend Was Historic

August 8, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDating MethodsGeologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysics

A dam breach flood in China known only from legend appears to be supported by geological evidence.

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Big Science Joins US Democrat Party Campaign

August 7, 2016 in Darwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationMediaPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Science journals and reporters—even those outside the US—position themselves to defeat Trump and elect Clinton to promote their leftist causes.

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Silly Stories Demean Science

August 6, 2016 in BirdsDarwin and EvolutionDinosaursDumb IdeasEarly ManFossilsGeneticsHuman BodyMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

If science had an icon like the Statue of Liberty, she would be hanging her head in disgrace for what passes for science these days.

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Let Your Mind Marvel at Its Brain

August 5, 2016 in Amazing FactsBible and TheologyHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

Amazing processes go on in the physical brain that most of our minds do not even know about.

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