Human beings have big heads to house large brains. Unfortunately, big heads make it difficult for infants to pass through … Continue reading Does the Childbirth Process Represent Clumsy Evolution or Good Engineering?
You’ve heard about the elephant in the room—but what if the elephant is a whale? I distinctly remember feeling uneasiness … Continue reading Is the Whale Pelvis a Vestige of Evolution?
The most common definition of science requires researchers to assume naturalism, meaning that supernatural interpretations of data are excluded by … Continue reading Do You Know the Difference between Observation and Interpretation? Part 2
We receive a lot of great questions for the I Didn’t Know That! podcast, some of which we are unable … Continue reading Does Retroviral DNA Insert Randomly into Genomes?
Based on a study of cells derived from 13 different tissue types, researchers have demonstrated that pseudogenes are expressed at … Continue reading High Levels of Pseudogene Expression Help Silence the Case for Common Descent
In part one of this two-part series, I discussed the context for an exciting discovery that demonstrates that unitary pseudogenes … Continue reading Unitary Pseudogenes Have Function! Part 2
Biochemists from Oxford University recently demonstrated that unitary pseudogenes play a role in regulating gene expression. This advancement means the … Continue reading Unitary Pseudogenes Have Function! Part 1
Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. (Julius Caesar, 2.2.32–37) **** New … Continue reading Nonrandom Mutations Scramble the Case for Common Descent
Does the elephant’s sixth “toe”represent an example of common descent or common design? Recent extensive research, using modern technologies, weighs … Continue reading Podcast Highlight: The Elephant in the Room
If someone had an hour to convince an audience of pastors that humans and chimpanzees evolved from a common ancestor, … Continue reading Alu Sequences in Primate Genomes: Evidence for Common Descent or Common Design?