Archive June 2017

Plant Sensors

June 28, 2017 | Under Science | Posted by | No Comments

Intelligent design predicts we will continue to find complex systems in living creatures. This prediction is affirmed almost daily in scientific papers around the world. I’ve highlighted a few of these, such as the systems that allow reef squid to communicate by writing on their own bodies. For this post, let’s look at plants. Plants…

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Is Darwinism a Scientific Theory?

June 19, 2017 | Under Science | Posted by | No Comments

Tom Wolfe is a powerful thinker and writer. His books include The Electric Cool-Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff, and Bonfire of the Vanities (the last two were adapted into motion pictures). His most recent book, The Kingdom of Speech, annihilates claims that Darwin’s theory of evolution is science: There are five standard tests for…

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June 10, 2017 | Under Science | Posted by | No Comments

I’m excited about this post. I’m also worried. Some of this is going to sound strange, to go against what you might think is firmly established, and you might reject it without considering the evidence. Please keep an open mind and let’s see where modern science takes us. When I was a kid, I was…

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Courting Cephalopods

June 5, 2017 | Under Science | Posted by | No Comments

Researchers from Taiwan have uncovered a complex system of communication among oval squid in the East China Sea. This last month from Science Daily: The animals make use of naturally occurring chromatic components, which are stored within their bodies. They use these to paint their skin with lines, spots and stripes, of varying shades and…

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