Category: Biology

Invisible Teeth

Invisible Teeth

A recent paper published in the peer-reviewed journal Matter brought to light the structure of the teeth of dragonfish.  The article discussed how these teeth are structured and how this helps the dragonfish survive in their environment. The incredible structure of these teeth is very interesting and the reason for this structure demonstrates the design of … Continue reading Invisible Teeth

Baraminology of Kirkiaceae

Baraminology of Kirkiaceae

The Kirkiaceae is a tiny family of flowering plants native to eastern Africa and Madagascar.  Only six species are classified in the family and very little is written or known about them. Very few research articles have discussed them and very little data exists, therefore any baraminology of the family is, of necessity, tentative. However, … Continue reading Baraminology of Kirkiaceae

RESEARCH ARTICLE: Does Natural Selection “Degrade God”?

RESEARCH ARTICLE: Does Natural Selection “Degrade God”?

The title of this chapter is deliberately provocative, but is also a quote from Mike Riddle, head of Creation Training Initiative, and former speaker for Answers in Genesis. Riddle made the comment offhand during a lecture he delivered in Washington state in answer to an audience question.[1] Riddle’s comment represents a secondary trend in creationist … Continue reading RESEARCH ARTICLE: Does Natural Selection “Degrade God”?

Acetylaldehyde and Life

Acetylaldehyde and Life

A recent study out of Germany has raised a few eyebrows in the origin of life community. The study, from a university in Munich, is claiming that the componentry of DNA could have arisen millions of years before they had previously thought.  However, digging into the study, reveals some very startling disparities between the claims, … Continue reading Acetylaldehyde and Life