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The Holly and the I.D. โ€“ News from Epigenetics

Holly leaf shape may be due to epigenetic control โ€“ one of several recent developments in the field of epigenetics.

Are Scientists Capable of Stupidity?

Scientists are only people, and most people do or say dumb things sometimes. You can decide how to classify these "scientific" ideas.

Two Studies May Indicate Problems for Vast Ages

Two articles in secular science literature point to possible upsets in long-age assumptions for the earth and mankind.

Make Like a Dog, Owl, or Beetle: How Biomimetics Will Improve Our Lives

The greatest breakthroughs in health and engineering may be as near as the back yard: 13 more stimulating stories from biomimetics.

Y's Guys Have a Marvel, Not Junk

The Y chromosome is making a comeback. It's not junk, it's an "evolutionary marvel."

Two Houdini Escapes in Origin-of-Life Speculations

Serious challenges to naturalistic origin of life theories (OOL) are wiggled out of magically in two pro-evolution articles.

Mutations and Duplications: Pools of Innovation?

Creationists looked in what evolutionists called "junk DNA" and found gems. Evolutionists are still looking for their gems in junk mutations.

Weekend Grab Bag

Here are links to recent science findings and claims sure to stimulate thinking and further research.

Upper Limit Set on DNA Age

Forget Jurassic Park; DNA cannot last anywhere near 65 million years, researchers say.

Why Exercise Builds Muscle

You have stem cells alongside your muscles that provide a ready pool of new muscle cells.

Your Cat and Evolution

This week's just-so story is, "How the kitty got its stripes." All the news are on it; they just don't answer the question.

Human Brain: "Enormous Biochemical Complexity"

A new biochemical atlas finds consistency, complexity, and precision in the human brain.

Evolutionary Fish Story

Similar-looking blind fish couldn't have swum across the world, so did they evolve separately?

From Lizard to Gymnast in One Hearty Stretch

Lizards have spongy hearts. Birds and humans have advanced electrical hearts. Just stretch out the sponge, and voila!

ENCODE Study Forces Evolutionists to Retract "Junk DNA" Myth

At least 80% of the human genome is functional, scientists now say, based on a genetic survey called ENCODE that may force reassessment of what a gene is.
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