You keep using that word...I don't think it means what you think it means. The saddest part about that opening sequence is I can quote it by memory. For those of you who don't know, the title and italicized line are two lines of dialogue from the cult classic film The Princess Bride. One character repeatedly … Continue reading Inconceivable!
There is a view making the rounds in American Christianity called the Temple Innaugeration view which runs counter to the Biblical worldview. In this article, I will attempt to explain what the temple inauguration view is, and why, as Christians, we should not follow it and how we can explain to others about why this … Continue reading Inauguration or Creation?
Building on the last article’s discussion of heredity and the genome, we need to take some time and discuss polyploidy. Polyploidy is probably a foreign word to many of you but it is a fairly straightforward word to understand. The prefix “poly” means many or multiple. The word “ploid” comes from Greek and roughly translates … Continue reading Polyploidy and the Genome (Research Article)
A recent article from Nature chronicled the efforts by scientists to create a self-replicating artificial cell. While this is a very interesting project and carries potential medical implications, it also raises some significant ethical questions. Providing a balance between the ethical implications and the needs of research will likely be a delicate balance moving forward. … Continue reading Cells from Scratch?