Time to Re-Mind the Brain

March 19, 2017 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionEarly ManGeneticsHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

A radical rethink is needed to understand the brain, a neuroscientist complains. A radical rethink is needed to understand human exceptionalism, too.

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Human Body Curiosities

February 20, 2017 in Amazing FactsBible and TheologyCell BiologyGeneticsHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

Things you didn’t know about your ambulatory vessel, and things you may have wondered about.

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Can Materialism Provide a Sense of Purpose?

February 19, 2017 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and Ethics

Studies show that having a sense of purpose enhances mental and physical health. The problem for materialists is how to conjure it up out of matter in motion.

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The Mind Is Free When the Body Is Locked-In

February 5, 2017 in Amazing FactsBible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePhysics

Four ALS patients unable to move at all learned to communicate with their thoughts. Despite their condition, they all said they were happy.

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One Spirit Can Operate a Split Brain

January 30, 2017 in Bible and TheologyHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Experiments with split-brain patients in Amsterdam lend support to the idea that one immaterial being operates the physical brain, even when damaged.

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Animals Can Be Smarter Than You Think

January 4, 2017 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsCell BiologyIntelligent DesignMammalsMind and BrainTerrestrial Zoology

Here are four organisms with surprising mental powers.

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Why Monkeys Don’t Talk

December 13, 2016 in Amazing FactsBible and TheologyHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

It’s not that they don’t have the vocal apparatus. They just don’t have the mind for it.

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Unlocking Mental Control of the Body

November 12, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionEducationHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and Ethics

Neuroscientists are finding ways to give people control they have lost because of bodily limitations.

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Dinosaur Pickles Its Brain

October 29, 2016 in Amazing FactsBirdsDating MethodsDinosaursEducationFossilsGeologyMedia

An unusual rock found on a beach is a dinosaur’s fossilized brain, paleontologists say. How did a squishy thing turn to stone?

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Mental Miracles You Don’t Know About

October 18, 2016 in Amazing FactsBible and TheologyCell BiologyEducationHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

Your brain and eyes do things that scientists didn’t discover till recently.

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You Are Free to Read This

September 18, 2016 in Bible and TheologyEducationHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

The question of free will tantalizes philosophers, because the mind-brain distinction is complex.

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How the Brain Serves the Mind

August 31, 2016 in Amazing FactsBible and TheologyCell BiologyHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

More sophisticated than any computer, the brain runs many background tasks to aid and assist our conscious choices.

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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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Adult Stem Cells Continue to Show Promise

July 26, 2016 in Amazing FactsCell BiologyGeneticsHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

Ethical stem cells from adult tissues make more news than embryonic stem cells.

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Sleep on It: Housekeeping Night Crew Works Swing Shift

July 21, 2016 in Amazing FactsCell BiologyHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and Brain

Why do we sleep? A new theory identifies a vital purpose for those seemingly lost hours.

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Pardon, Your Worldview Is Showing

July 12, 2016 in Bible and TheologyCosmologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and Ethics

The most dangerous ideology is the one that doesn’t acknowledge its worldview assumptions.

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Brain’s Memory More Powerful Than Thought

June 24, 2016 in Amazing FactsBible and TheologyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

You don’t have a limited memory that can be used up. The only limits are on how much you desire to know.

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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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Humans May Have Lost Beneficial Traits

April 6, 2016 in Amazing FactsBible and TheologyCell BiologyGeneticsHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMind and Brain

Imagine if you could regrow teeth all your life. Have we lost some capabilities during human history?

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Humans: More than Dust in the Cosmic Wind

March 12, 2016 in Amazing FactsBible and TheologyHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainOrigin of LifePhilosophy of Science

Superb design in the human body counters the claim we are mere starstuff.

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