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John Lennox vs. Richard Dawkins

This is an excellent conversational debate between two Oxford professors, Dr. John Lennox and Dr. Richard Dawkins. Hope you enjoy it!

Larry Moran Defends "Junk DNA"

Earlier, I responded to remarks made by PZ Myers at the recent Skepticon 4 conference. His subject: "Junk DNA." On his Sandwalk blog, University of Toronto biochemist Larry Moran has posted a ...

Animation Reveals Engineering Elegance of RNA Interference

Nature Reviews Genetics features an excellent high quality computer visualization (including an associated slideshow) of the elegant mechanism of RNA interference. RNA interference is a ...

Treasure in the Genetic Goldmine: PZ Myers Fails on "Junk DNA"

Readers may recall my encounter with developmental biology professor PZ Myers earlier this year. In that brief interaction, I came to appreciate Myers's ability to charm his adoring fans and ...
Christopher Hitchens: Evidence of a Divine Being

Christopher Hitchens: Evidence of a Divine Being

I am greatly saddened that Christopher Hitchens is gone.  There is no one with whom I disagreed more who I admired so much. I emailed Christopher several times since his diagnosis with ...

Frank Turek Interviews William Lane Craig

During the National Conference on Apologetics at the end of October, I had the chance to sit down with Dr. William Lane Craig before an audience of about 1,700 and ask him about his recent trip ...

The Face of a Frog: Time-Lapse Video Reveals Never-Before-Seen Bioelectric Pattern

Jonathan Wells has already drawn our attention to a recent paper by Vandenberg et al. in the journal Developmental Dynamics. The authors make the startling and innovative discovery that ...

How Good is Phil Johnson's Biology?

We’ve recently been discussing whether Berkeley law professor Phil Johnson (author of Darwin on Trial) is ill-informed on biology. Click here to continue reading>>>

An Eye-Opening Discovery: The Remarkable Vision of Anomalocaris

Readers may recall the Illustra Media production Darwin’s Dilemma: The Mystery of the Cambrian Fossil Record. The documentary opens with an  animation of the hideous Anomalocaris, undisputed ...

Maligning Phil Johnson, with Lots of Rhetoric but Little Substance

We recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of the publication of Phillip Johnson's groundbreaking book, Darwin on Trial. Phillip Johnson's meticulous skill in scrutinizing the metaphysical ...

Why I Will Not Support Same Sex Marriage

Same sex marriage has been a very topical subject in Scotland over recent weeks, with the launch of a consultation by the Scottish National Party (SNP) -- which closes this Friday -- on whether ...

On Signature in the Cell, Robert Saunders Still Doesn’t Get It

At his Wonderful Life blog, geneticist Robert Saunders has responded to my recent take down of his “critique” of Stephen Meyer’s arguments for intelligent design, offered and defended in ...

Fact-Checking Wikipedia on Common Descent: The Evidence from Observed Natural Selection

A few weeks ago, I published the fourth part of my series on Wikipedia and common descent, in which I discussed the purported evidence for common ancestry based on biogeographical ...

From the Darwinist Blogosphere, Stephen Meyer's Trip to London Elicits a Typical Reaction

As we have already reported, Discovery Institute's Stephen Meyer recently paid a visit to London to present and defend the thesis of Signature in the Cell at a dinner party attended by ...

The Finely Tuned Genetic Code

Francis Crick regarded the genetic code found in nature as a "frozen accident." Yet more and more it is looking to be the case that this code is exquisitely finely tuned -- with features ...

Does Luke Have The Date Of The Nativity Wrong?

In reading -- as one does -- the popular atheist material on the Internet with regards New Testament scholarship, I recently came across a very old argument which is often trotted out by people ...

Why the "Onion Test" Fails as an Argument for "Junk DNA"

Briefly stated, the often cited "onion test" observes that onion cells have many times more DNA than human cells do. And since the onion is considered to be relatively simple as compared to us, ...

Fact-Checking Wikipedia on Common Descent: The Evidence from Biogeographical Distribution

We have now reached the fourth part of my series on Wikipedia and the evidence for common descent. In previous entries, I discussed Wikipedia's arguments for common descent based on ...

Fact-Checking Wikipedia on Common Descent: The Evidence from Paleontology

Previously in this series, I have discussed the arguments for common descent presented by Wikipedia in the areas of comparative physiology/biochemistry and comparative anatomy. In this third ...

Kortney Blythe Gordon: Short Life, Timeless Impact

The measure of a life is not its length but its impact.  Kortney Blythe Gordon made a timeless impact in her 28 years here on earth.  In fact, she did more in 28 years than most people even ...

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