DNA and Other Such “Monkey Business”
Recently a group of 67 scientists, led by Robert Waterston, a top researcher from Seattle and the University of Washington, made some discoveries about the marked similarities between the genetic m...
Posted: November 01, 2005, 08:00 AM


Venus Flytrap: Design or accident?
In the nitrogen poor marshes of the Carolinas there grows a flesh eating (carnivorous) plant called the Venus flytrap. Given the lack of this basic nutrient (nitrogen), the main ingredient of most ...
Posted: November 09, 2005, 11:57 AM


Did fish learn to walk?
The December issue of Scientific American contains an article that offers some theoretical explanations as to how fish ultimately evolved into land living tetrapods (animals with four feet). In the...
Posted: November 10, 2005, 12:40 PM


Chimps: Are They Champs or Chumps?
Those anthropoid specializing zoologists who have studied the societal habits of chimpanzees have concluded several things about their gender-based behaviors. A feminist would hail the matriarchal ...
Posted: November 11, 2005, 12:35 PM


Teaching an ”Old Dog” new tricks.
In the 5th Century BC Greek philosophers posited a theory which they referred to as panspermia (meaning all seeds) to explain the appearance of life on planet earth. They surmised that tiny seeds o...
Posted: November 14, 2005, 07:22 AM


A Stealth attack by the politicos.
Today I will digress from my usual discussion of ID and instead focus on an experience that I had in Columbus, Ohio on Tuesday November 15, 2005 as I testified before the Senate Finance Committee a...
Posted: November 16, 2005, 03:00 PM


More on ES stem cell research
The philosophical differences between those researchers who favor the use of ES cells in their work and those of us who oppose their use are based not on any sort of evil nature in those who favor ...
Posted: November 17, 2005, 10:59 AM


Human clone: An Oxymoron.
A clone is defined as an identical or exact copy of something. A human being is composed of an indispensible combination of a physical body and an immaterial soul. The science now exists to make a ...
Posted: November 18, 2005, 04:17 PM


Adult Stem cells and their immunilogical and moral advantage.
If you or I are in need of an organ replacement these days, the only means of obtaining that organ is by way of a donation; either by a living person (if the organ is paired, or can be partly donat...
Posted: November 20, 2005, 07:36 AM


Planet Earth: Was Intelligently Designed.
Of the nine planets and several satellites in our solar system, only planet Earth is uniquely designed to support life. Third from the sun, it alone has temperatures that are moderate enough to be ...
Posted: November 21, 2005, 03:21 PM


Is Intelligent Design really a science?
A recent Wall Street Journal article bemoaned the rising interest of highschool and college students, as well as some college science professors, in the subject matter of Intelligent Design. Most m...
Posted: November 22, 2005, 12:40 PM


The Remarkably Intelligent Design of Spiders.
Arachnologists, scientists who study arachnids (I.e spiders, scorpions, ticks, mites and daddy-longlegs), allege that there are between 30,000 and 50,000 varieties of spiders. They all have one thi...
Posted: November 23, 2005, 10:58 AM


The Moon and Intelligent Design
The earth’s moon is much more than just an inspiration for song writers and lovers: It is a vital part of life here on planet Earth and it was specifically designed for that purpose. Early on, the ...
Posted: November 28, 2005, 07:41 AM


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The Proof is not to be found in the Pudding

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