Category Archives: Biology

Pterosaurs of the Triassic: An Update

This post complements an article that was originally written in 2014, and can be found here. Since then, there have been some interesting developments in the area of Triassic pterosaurs that are worth mentioning, the most important being the recent … Continue reading

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Is there biological evidence of life’s recent creation?

During one of my frequent visits to the office of my high school headmaster, his individual tutelage yielded a life lesson that I’ve never forgotten. His exact words were, “You think you’re right!” Of course I thought I was right, … Continue reading

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DNA and Design

Imagine walking down the beach and coming across the words “Romeo loves Juliet” written in the sand. Most of us have experienced something like this and would not be surprised, but most people would be surprised to find the entire … Continue reading

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Archaeopteryx: Bird or Reptile? Or Not?

Archaeopteryx is arguably the most famous fossil ever discovered. It has a mixture of bird-like and reptile-like traits, and was first reported only two years after Charles Darwin published his book, The Origin of Species. Since then, another eleven Archaeopteryx … Continue reading

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Why I Care for the Creation

The creation of God was designed to exist in goodness and harmony. To keep this harmony, God entrusts human beings with the duty to take care of the earth. The message of Scripture encourages us to foster ethical behavior towards … Continue reading

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Preservation of Dinosaur Soft Tissue: An Update

“You are dust, and to dust you shall return.” This verse from Genesis 3 captures very well the fate of beautifully designed organisms after the entrance of sin into the world. But how long does it take for the organic … Continue reading

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Homo naledi: An update

This blog post complements a piece written for the GRI blog on October 2015, linked here. Two important papers were published in May 2017, warranting an update on the subject of Homo naledi. The first publication [1] reports the discovery … Continue reading

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