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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Finding More Gifts in the Cellular Stocking

December 12, 2016 in Amazing FactsBible and TheologyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionGeneticsHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMediaOrigin of LifePhysics

Improving techniques are allowing biochemists to find surprising new things in cells. Here are some recent examples.

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Mormons and Psychologists Burn Their Brains

December 4, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEarly ManIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

Can an MRI scan tell anything about spiritual experience?

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You Can Trust Scientists (to Be Fallible)

July 5, 2016 in Bible and TheologyBirdsDinosaursHealthHuman BodyMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

With theory overturns like these, one gets to wonder about the privileged status of scientists in our culture.

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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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Findings Spur New Ethical Challenges

September 16, 2014 in Bible and TheologyCell BiologyGeneticsHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Some researchers are pushing harder for human embryonic stem cells over induced pluripotent stem cells. Other news overlapping with ethics is noted in this entry.

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If Brain Determines Politics, It Also Determines Science

May 23, 2014 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionEducationIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Recognizing a self-refuting position is a shortcut through the paralysis of scientific analysis.

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Mind Your Matters, Evolutionist

June 7, 2013 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionHuman BodyMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Several recent articles illustrate the mental struggle materialists have with human uniqueness, particularly the mind and consciousness.

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Complex Brain Wiring Unveiled in New Images

February 24, 2013 in Amazing FactsBible and TheologyHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

Surely one of the great mysteries of human life is how a single fertilized egg cell grows to an adult, with a brain sporting hundreds of billions of functional connections supporting abstract thought.

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Your Senses Awe Scientists

November 17, 2012 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMind and Brain

The ear, the eye, the nose, and the mind itself continue to display wondrous capabilities.

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