A while back I was sitting across from a candidate who had been studying hard for his oral certifying exam in anesthesiology.
Perhaps because life is so common, it’s easy to lose sight of how tenuous it is. Life depends on a delicate balance of forces.
Big news in biotech: Scientists created what appeared to be a mouse embryo using stem cells.
Writing history is hard. The details and dates, people and places can tumble over one another.
[Editor’s Note: This is slide 12 in a series of 14 slides available at JudgingPBS.com, a new website featuring “Darwin’s Failed Predictions,” a response to PBS-NOVA’s online materials for their “Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial” documentary.] If, as Slide 11 suggests, human origins are a mystery to Darwinian scientists, the chemical origin of life presents a far greater challenge. As Gregg Easterbrook recently wrote in Wired Magazine, “What creates life out of the inanimate compounds that make up living things? No one knows. How were the first organisms assembled? Nature hasn’t given us the slightest hint. If anything, the mystery has deepened over time.”1 Origin of life theorists have struggled simply to account for the origin of pre-biological organic Read More ›