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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”?

Defining Beneficial Mutations

Defining Beneficial Mutations

Beneficial mutations are a hot topic in the biology field. They are a necessity for most if not all models of evolution and, as such, are highly sought after among evolutionary biologists.  This fervor is even more heightened by the sheer number of beneficial mutations needed to move a microbe to a man.  Thus numerous … Continue reading Defining Beneficial Mutations