Introducing the Unknome, Biology’s Black Box

23andMe, Advanced Biology, Alireza Mashaghi, biochemistry, biology, central dogma, Complexity, DNA transcripts, genetics, genome, genomics, Harvard University, information, Intelligent Design, interactome, Leiden University, Life Sciences, metabolites, metabolome, molecular biology, mouse, neurons, omics, protein unfolding, proteins, proteomics, Public Library of Science, Science (journal), transcriptome, transcriptomics, unknome, Unknown Genome Project
Biology is becoming overwhelmed by new vistas of dynamic complexity. Attempts to get a handle on this complexity has ushered in the era of Omics. Source
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In Breath-Holding, Kate Winslet and a Croc Are Champions

actors, amoeba, blood, breath-holding, breathing, cellular respiration, chest cavity, cold-bloodedness, Complexity, connective tissue, crocodiles, Current Biology, Darwinism, engineers, Evolution, gastrointestinal system, glucose, glycolysis, heart, hematological system, hyperventilating, Intelligent Design, Kate Winslet, life, lungs, oxygen, physicians, pulmonary arteries, red blood cells, respiratory system, Science Daily, Steve Laufmann, Wall Street Journal, warm-bloodedness, Your Designed Body
Kate Winslet, and other actors, for the sake of “the newest frontier in blockbuster moviemaking” are learning to hold their breath for several minutes. Source
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Will Evolutionists Ever Take Falsification Seriously? A Response to P. Z. Myers

BIO-Complexity, biologists, Casey Luskin, Charles Darwin, common ancestry, common descent, Complexity, developmental pathway, embryo, embryonic development, Evolution, Evolution News, evolutionary processes, evolutionists, extraembryonic tissues, fish, gastrulation, homology, Life Sciences, Louise Roth, mammals, mutations, natural selection, P.Z. Myers, phylotypic stages, reptiles, Rudolf Raff, vertebrates
Can there be a better example of trying to argue that whatever the evidence, evolution is the answer? Source
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A Physician’s Fantastic Voyage through Your Designed Body

biology, bodily functions, Complexity, Darwinism, evolutionary theory, gradualism, hearing, Howard Glicksman, human body, Intelligent Design, interdependent systems, just-so stories, Medicine, Pat Flynn, Philosophy for the People, physicians, Steve Laufmann, systems engineering, vision, Your Designed Body
Begin by piling up the layers of complexity in the human body — the layer upon layer of complex interdependent systems. Source
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The Logic of Design Detection

Archaeology, Complexity, cryptography, design detection, DNA, Evolution, insurance fraud, Intelligent Design, probability, Rosetta Stone, scientific method, Signature in the Cell, specification, The Design Inference, What Is the Evidence for Intelligent Design? (series), William Dembski
Editor’s note: This article is an excerpt from a chapter in the newly released book The Comprehensive Guide to Science and Faith: Exploring the Ultimate Questions About Life and the Cosmos. We are presenting Dr. Meyer’s chapter as a series, in which this is the third post. Find the full series so far here. In The Design Inference, mathematician William Dembski explicates the logic of design detection. His work reinforces the conclusion that the specified information present in DNA points to a designing mind.  Dembski shows that rational agents often detect the prior activity of other designing minds by the character of the effects they leave behind. Archaeologists assume that rational agents produced the inscriptions on the Rosetta Stone. Insurance fraud investigators detect certain “cheating Read More › Source
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Lukas Ruegger on the “Ediacaran Explosion”— No Solution to the Cambrian Puzzle

Basics of Intelligent Design Biology, biology, Cambrian Explosion, Cambrian fauna, Cambrian News, Complexity, Darwinian gradualism, Ediacaran fauna, Ediacaran Period, Evolution, fossil record, Intelligent Design, Lukas Ruegger, missing ancestors, multicellular life, Simon Conway Morris, single-celled organisms
Ruegger is the personable new intelligent design “explainer” whose videos take an approach similar to Khan Academy’s, but better. Source
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What Is Intelligent Design and How Should We Defend It?

biology, Charles Townes, complex specified information, Complexity, DNA, Evolution, human agents, information, intelligence, intelligent causes, Intelligent Design, irreducibly complex systems, machines, molecular machines, Mount Rainier, Mount Rushmore, nature, Nobel laureates, Pacific Northwest, poker, programming, proteins, royal flush, scientific method, South Dakota, U.S. Presidents, volcano
Intelligent design is a scientific theory that holds that many features of the universe and living things are best explained by an intelligent cause. Source
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New BIO-Complexity Paper Details Complexity of Function and Assembly of Bacterial Flagellum

bacterial flagellum, BIO-Complexity, chemotaxis, Complexity, computer science, degradation, elegance, engineers, Evolution, evolutionary biologists, filament, fine-tuning, gears, gene expression, hook, Intelligent Design, peer-reviewed literature, proteins, rod, Science (journal), stator, Waldean Schulz
The author, Dean Schulz, an engineer with a PhD in computer science, takes a “bottom up” approach. Source
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