Strange and Wonderful Animals Explored

March 5, 2017 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsCell BiologyGeneticsHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyMind and BrainPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

Look at what scientists are learning about some common animals, and others not so common.

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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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Giraffe Genome Too Distinct for Evolution

May 18, 2016 in Darwin and EvolutionDating MethodsIntelligent DesignMammalsPhilosophy of Science

The giraffe genome is now published. Does it show evolution from an ancestor in the time allowed?

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Evolutionists: Give Us Your Best Shot

December 2, 2015 in BirdsCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDinosaursFossilsGeneticsMarine BiologyPhilosophy of ScienceTerrestrial Zoology

News reporters often shout evolutionary evidence with chutzpah. Let’s call their bluff.

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The Physics of Long Necks

March 1, 2015 in Amazing FactsDarwin and EvolutionDinosaursIntelligent DesignMammalsPhilosophy of SciencePhysics

Long-necked sauropods faced a fundamental problem in physics when stooping down to drink.

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Mammals Worth Looking Up to (or Down at)

July 13, 2014 in Amazing FactsBible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasFossilsIntelligent DesignMammalsMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

Furry friends around the world get respect from researchers who look at them carefully.

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Animalympics

July 3, 2012 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsMammalsPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

As summer Olympics season approaches, we should remember that we humans are not the only ones with some amazing physical abilities.

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Wave the Stripes on the Zebra

October 21, 2011 in BiologyMammalsMicrobiology

One of Kipling’s Just-So Stories is “How the Leopard Got His Spots.” In the fanciful tale for children, the sandy-colored leopard and the Ethiopian make an arrangement to share features so that they can camouflage themselves in the forest. Spots and stripes are widespread in the living world, but how do they come about? Surely science can come up with a better explanation than Kipling’s. Just so, a recent scientific paper suggests that understanding the process is still a long way off.

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