During my senior year in high school, I was the proud winner of the Periodic Table Competition at the West … Continue reading A Periodic Table for Protein Structures Reveals Biochemical Design
Little kids love to ask, “Why?” So do skeptics; however, their “why” questions aren’t asked to gain insight. Instead, they … Continue reading Mitochondrial Genomes: Evidence for Evolution or Creation?
In classic science fiction serials, such as Star Trek, Doctor Who, and Stargate SG-1, intrepid heroes regularly travel to other … Continue reading Weird Life: Is Ammonia-Based Life Possible?
The science-fiction television show Babylon 5 featured a giant space station where humans and aliens could meet in peace. The … Continue reading Weird Life: Could Life Be Based on Another Liquid?
In Star Trek: The Next Generation, the crew of the Enterprise regularly encounters exotic alien life-forms. Many of these extraterrestrials … Continue reading Weird Life: Must Life Use Water as Its Solvent?
In the early days of science fiction television, aliens on shows like Star Trek and Doctor Who typically looked like … Continue reading Weird Life: Must Life Chemistry Be Carbon Based?
From time to time, biochemists make discoveries that change the way we think about how life works. In a recent … Continue reading How the Central Dogma of Molecular Biology Points to Design
New Year’s Day will soon be upon us. That means it’s time to come up with a few resolutions. Any … Continue reading The Wisdom of Biochemical Systems
Because of my responsibilities at Reasons to Believe, I spend a lot of time reading scientific magazines and journals. While … Continue reading Gene Architecture Illuminates the Brilliance of Life’s Molecular Logic
Two researchers have demonstrated that DNA harbors information in both digital and analog formats. These two types of information appear … Continue reading Digital and Analog Information Housed in DNA