Darwinians Cannot Agree on What Natural Selection Is
April 2, 2018
Controversies 159 years after Darwin have rendered his 'mechanism' a mystical idea, nebulous and incomprehensible. Has natural selection become the phlogiston of the 21st century?
If Prediction Is a Hallmark of Science, the Resurrection Was Predicted
March 31, 2018
The resurrection of Jesus Christ was predicted centuries before it occurred. It was also corroborated by eyewitness testimony. Can science do better than this?
Paley’s Watch Found
March 30, 2018
There actually is a clock in the heath, and it's in our bodies, too.
Earwig Origami and Maple Seed Rockets
March 28, 2018
Engineering solutions from unlikely organisms inspire applications for wide-ranging human needs.
Diatoms: A Case Study in Darwinian Explanation
March 27, 2018
Some of the most beautiful, elegant, and vital organisms on earth demand a better explanation than 'stuff happens over and over.'
Neutron Imaging Solves Mystery of Leeuwenhoek’s Microscopes
March 26, 2018
It's been 300 years, and scientists are just now figuring out how Antony van Leeuwenhoek was able to grind microscope lenses of superior quality.
City Trees Give More in Ecosystem Services Than They Cost
March 25, 2018
City planners need to plant more trees in urban areas, but the benefits go beyond beautifying pavement. Urban areas occupy 4% of the land surface of the planet, says Theodore A. Endreny in a Comment article in Nature Communications. That may strike readers as surprising, given most people’s attention to cities for work, travel and […]
Oldest Language in India Only 4,500 Years Old
March 21, 2018
If modern humans left Africa 185,000 years ago or more, why does the oldest language in India date back less than 3% of that time?
End of the RNA World?
March 20, 2018
The popular RNA World hypothesis is so improbable that multiple universes would be needed to believe it, but some prefer that to the obvious implications.
Elephants and Mammoths Were All One Kind
March 19, 2018
A new study of elephants, mammoths and mastodons show they were all interfertile or capable of hybridization. Our present world is impoverished of elephants, or “elephantids” as scientists dub the family. Mammoths and mastodons roamed throughout America and Asia, evidenced by the massive fossil beds, where millions of mammoth bones can be found in permafrost. […]
The Mind-Body Problem Has Not Been Solved by Naturalism
March 17, 2018
Several news stories bring back the issue of mind-body dualism with a vengeance.
Updates for The Design of Life
March 15, 2018
New research puts more "wow" into the wonder of animals featured in Illustra Media's "Design of Life" documentaries.
Humans Are Exceptional at Birth – and Before
March 11, 2018
More studies show humanness from the start of life.
Spiritual Benefits of Physical Fitness
March 4, 2018
Some Christians look down on exercise as a carnal thing that profits little. Can physical fitness affect the spiritual life?
Trends in Biomimetics: Copying Irreducible Complexity
March 3, 2018
Not everything in nature can be copied effectively for human engineering. Why? Nature is sometimes too good.