The Elephant in the Science Lab

Albert Einstein, ammonia, biochemistry, biology, Carl Woese, Chemistry, DNA, electrical charge, Evolution, H2O, hydrogen, inorganic chemistry, Intelligent Design, Isaac Newton, lipids, macromolecules, model, molecular biology, molecules, oxygen, physics, proteins, purpose, RNA, science, science of purpose, Senses, Tinkertoys, water
I have been seeking to describe the science of purpose. Now it is worth getting down to the basics of what science actually is and how it works. Source
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New Exhibition on the Bible and Science Opens in Nation’s Capital

Anthony Schmidt, Arno Penzias, Arthur Holly Compton, Bible, biology, Buzz Aldrin, Cambridge University, Catholic priest, Charles Townes, communion, cosmology, Culture, Deborah Haarsma, DNA, Evolution, Faith & Science, Fred Hoyle, Georges Lemaître, Guillermo Gonzalez, humans, Intelligent Design, James Gordon, Jeffrey Williams, Johannes Kepler, John Ray, Leslie Wickman, Melissa Cain Travis, Museum of the Bible, Nancy Pearcey, Nicholas Copernicus, Nobel Prize, On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres, Ota Benga, Pentateuch, Physics, Earth & Space, Psalms, Robert Jastrow, Science and Scripture, Signature in the Cell, St. George Jackson Mivart, Stephen Meyer, The Wisdom of God Manifested in the Works of Creation, Thinking God’s Thoughts, Total Truth
Tracing the development of science over two millennia, the exhibition challenges a popular misconception about the relationship between the Bible and science. Source
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Merry Christmas! #8 Story of 2022: “Non-Random” Mutations

Arabidopsis thaliana, biology, cabbage, Darwin-skeptics, DNA, Evolution, gene-coding, genome, Intelligent Design, Journal of Theoretical Biology, Life Sciences, mustard, mutation, mutation rate, Nature (journal), non-random mutation, proteins, random mutations, Research, thale cress, waiting-time problem
The study was able to directly measure mutations after they occurred in the plant but before mutations could have been affected by natural selection. Source
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#10 Story of 2022: Twelve “Shocking” Discoveries for Evolution

AlphaFold, alternative genetic codes, biology, Brian Miller, convergent evolution, devolution, discoveries, DNA, Douglas Axe, ENCODE, encoding, Endogenous retroviruses, epigenetics, Evolution, Evolution News, frameshifting, genes, genetics, genomes, Intelligent Design, Junk DNA, Michael Behe, mutations, neutral evolution, Paul Nelson, predictions, protein folding, protein rarity, RNAs, Scott Minnich, supercoiling, topoisomerase
Some discoveries might be surprising from an evolutionary perspective, but not necessarily from a perspective of intelligent design. Source
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Twelve “Shocking” Discoveries for Evolution

AlphaFold, alternative genetic codes, biology, Brian Miller, convergent evolution, devolution, discoveries, DNA, Douglas Axe, ENCODE, encoding, Endogenous retroviruses, epigenetics, Evolution, Evolution News, frameshifting, genes, genetics, genomes, Intelligent Design, Junk DNA, Michael Behe, mutations, neutral evolution, Paul Nelson, predictions, protein folding, protein rarity, RNAs, Scott Minnich, supercoiling, topoisomerase
Some discoveries might be surprising from an evolutionary perspective, but not necessarily from a perspective of intelligent design. Source
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Beneficial Borgs Have Landed

Aliyah Kovner, archaea, Borgs, Colorado, Crested Butte, CRISPR-Cas9, Darwinian theory, DNA, East River, Evolution, gene splicing, genes, genetic information, greenhouse gases, heavy metals, Intelligent Design, Jennifer Doudna, Jillian Banfield, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, methane, Methanoperedens, microbes, Nature (journal), Star Trek, storage lockers, toxins
Borg theory represents a major paradigm shift about how genetic information is stored and shared. Source
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Darwinian Racism, Past and Present

Center for Science & Culture, Cesare Lombroso, Charles Darwin, criminology, Culture & Ethics, Darwin Comes to Africa, Darwin Day in America, Darwinism, DNA, Evolution, humans, Italy, materialism, Museum of Criminal Anthropology, racial struggle, Racism, Richard Weikart, The Descent of Man, Turin, white superiority
John West discusses his experience visiting the Museum of Criminal Anthropology in Turin, Italy, and Cesare Lombroso’s racist ideas about evolution. Source
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An Optimistic Solution to the Mystery of Life’s Origin

Antonio Lazcano, biology, biomolecules, Brian Miller, Cambridge University, Discovery Institute Press, DNA, Encyclopedia of Astrobiology, Eugene Koonin, Evolution, First Life from Purely Natural Means? (series), genetic information, George Whitesides, intelligent agent, Intelligent Design, Jack Szostak, James Tour, life, National Center for Biotechnology Information, New Atheists, Nobel Prize, origin of life, prebiotic Earth, Richard Dawkins, RNA, Stephen Meyer, The Mystery of Life’s Origin, Walter Bradley
Consider what five prestigious origin-of-life thinkers say about the current status of origin-of-life research. Source
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Still Unexplained: The First Living Cell

American Biology Teacher, biology, Brian Miller, Cell Biology International, cell's, cellular machinery, chicken-and-egg problem, DNA, enzymes, Evolution, First Life from Purely Natural Means? (series), Frank Salisbury, genetic code, information, intelligent agents, Intelligent Design, Jeremy England, molecular machinery, molecular machines, origin of life, physicists, RNA, simplest cell
In recent years, MIT physicist Jeremy England has gained media attention for proposing a thermodynamic energy-dissipation model of the origin of life. Source
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