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New research shines light on surprising numbers, evolutionary variety of bioluminescent ocean fish

A study appearing in the journal PLOS ONE this week shows that bioluminescence -- the production of light from a living organism -- is more widespread among marine fishes than previously understood. A Black Dragonfish (Idiacanthus) with bioluminesce...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jun 10, 2016

Precise Gene Regulation: MicroRNAs Challenge Darwinian Explanations

No room for Darwinian randomness in the miRNA world. Image courtesy of Kelvinsong, Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0). Joel Kontinen Randomness is one of the keywords of Darwinian evolution, but we see an entirely different picture in the real word.
by Joel Kontinen on Jun 10, 2016

Likely ancestor of mystery 'hobbit' found

Half-sized humans who lived 700,000 years ago were almost certainly the ancestors of enigmatic "hobbits" whose fossils were found on the same Indonesian isle in 2013, scientists stunned by their own discovery reported Wednesday. Image (left) of the...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jun 9, 2016

Far East Movement, Gary V and Gab Valenciano Added to MTV Music Evolution Manila 2016

PHILIPPINES, 08 JUNE 2016 – MTV Music Evolution Manila 2016 has completed its line-up with the addition of two more stellar acts set to celebrate pop music like never before on 24 June 2016... The post Far East Movement, Gary V and Gab...
by The Fanboy SEO on Jun 8, 2016

Immune To Evolution

Biology concepts – innate immunity, adaptive immunity, defense mechanisms, endotoxinThe Jardin des Tuileries is the setting for the final scene of “The Happening.“ Located in Paris between the Louvre and the Palace de la Concorde, this garden w...
by As Many Exceptions As Rules on Jun 8, 2016

New Evidence of Design: The Supernatural Nanostructure of Our Teeth

Image source: Blausen.com staff. Blausen gallery 2014. Wikiversity Journal of Medicine. DOI:10.15347/wjm/2014.010, courtesy of BruceBlaus, Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0). Joel Kontinen It has become increasingly difficult to credit evolution or...
by Joel Kontinen on Jun 4, 2016

Scientists propose project that includes making human DNA

Scientists proposed a long-term project Thursday that involves creating DNA blueprints for making human beings, a prospect some observers find troubling. Scientists have announced a plan to build a human genome from scratch within the next 10 years&...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jun 4, 2016

Bee populations expanded during global warming after the last Ice Age

The Australian small carpenter bee populations appear to have dramatically flourished in the period of global warming following the last Ice Age some 18,000 years ago. An Australian small carpenter bee is visiting a flower [Credit: Marc Newman]The b...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jun 4, 2016

Reading between the genes

For a long time dismissed as "junk DNA," we now know that also the regions between the genes fulfil vital functions. Mutations in those DNA regions can severely impair development in humans and may lead to serious diseases later in life. Until now, h...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jun 4, 2016

Sound-like bubbles whizzing around in DNA are essential to life

Scientists have shown the weird world of quantum mechanics operating in the molecule of life, DNA. The research, which was carried out by academics from the University of Glasgow and is published in Nature Communications, describes how double-strande...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jun 4, 2016

Dogs were domesticated not once, but twice ... in different parts of the world

The question, 'Where do domestic dogs come from?', has vexed scholars for a very long time. Some argue that humans first domesticated wolves in Europe, while others claim this happened in Central Asia or China. A new paper, published in Science, sugg...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jun 4, 2016

Nature’s Voice

Civilization isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Sure, it’s got its moments—modern medicine, indoor plumbing, Honey Boo Boo—but often it’s artificial. It’s like somebody made up a set of silly rules and those who dare violate them are...

'Jumping gene' took peppered moths to the dark side in Industrial Revolution

Researchers from the University of Liverpool have identified and dated the genetic mutation that gave rise to the black form of the peppered moth, which spread rapidly during Britain's industrial revolution. A mating pair of melanic peppered moths [...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jun 2, 2016

Organizer of body axes: 600 million years old molecular principles

In humans and in animals, the correct position of tissues, organs and appendages is essential. Two body axes (the head-tail and the back-belly axes) usually define this position by generating a coordinate system, which supplies each cell in the body...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jun 2, 2016

Genetic switch that turned moths black also colours butterflies

The same gene that enables tropical butterflies to mimic each other's bright and colourful patterning also caused British moths to turn black amid the grime of the industrial revolution, researchers have found. Heliconius melpomene butterfly. The Ca...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jun 2, 2016

Peppered Moths Making News Again – But They Aren’t Evolving

The dark variety of the Peppered moth. Image courtesy of Olaf Leillinger, Creative Commons (CC-BY-SA-2.5). Joel Kontinen The peppered moth (Biston betularia) is one of the most famous icons of evolution that Darwinists have treasured since the...
by Joel Kontinen on Jun 2, 2016

Harambe the Gorilla: Animal Rights vs. Human Wrongs

A gorilla. Image courtesy of Brocken Inaglory, Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0). Joel Kontinen A four-year old boy fell into a moat in the gorilla enclosure at Cincinnati Zoo. A huge male gorilla named Harambe caught him by the hand and was about...
by Joel Kontinen on May 31, 2016

Evolution: The Best Designer Of All Time?

Evolution did not produce this dog, but humans did change it a bit – through artificial selection, also known as animal breeding. Joel Kontinen "Evolution, to me, is the best designer of all time,” says Frances Arnold, Professor of Che...
by Joel Kontinen on May 27, 2016

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I want you to know about the latest offering from the amazing people at iAwake Technologies. It is called Workout Ecstasy. Workout Ecstasy consists of two fantastic tracks that will get you moving and dancing and focused during your workouts and e...
by I Am Infinite Eternal... on May 25, 2016

Humans Are “Evolving” in Britain – But It’s Not the Darwinian Variety of Change

Modern Brits in old battle gear. Image courtesy of David Friel, Creative Commons (CC BY 2.0). Joel Kontinen Evolution in action is a catchphrase that Darwinists use when they think that they can see small changes within one and the same species...
by Joel Kontinen on May 23, 2016


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