When traveling through airports I love to browse bookstores, because it gives a sense of what ideas are tickling the public’s ears. For the last few years I’ve seen in airport bookstores a book, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (HarperPerennial, 2015), stocked in large piles and prominently displayed. In fact it’s still being sold in airport bookstores, despite the fact Read More ›
We’re often told that origin of life experiments have simulated the production of life’s building blocks under conditions that mimicked the early earth. Or at least that’s what many textbooks say. But is this really true? This video deals with one particular challenge to evolving life from chemicals: the challenge of creating biopolymers. Watch this video to appreciate how origin Read More ›
It’s finally here — part 2 of Long Story Short’s Origin of Life series! In this upcoming episode, the extraordinary process of polymerization will be exposed for what it really is — an incredibly complex system indispensable to all life. What explanations have been offered from a Darwinian framework regarding the origin of this process? Have they missed some crucial Read More ›
It’s often claimed that fossils provide convincing evidence for Darwinian evolution in the history of life. But is that really the case? In this newest episode of Science Uprising, join paleontologist Günter Bechly, geologist Casey Luskin, and evolutionary biologist Richard Sternberg as they explore the state of the debate over the fossil record and the evidence for Darwinian evolution. Plus, Read More ›
How do some birds, turtles, and insects possess navigational abilities that rival the best manmade navigational technologies? Who or what taught the honey bee its dance, or its hive mates how to read the complex message of the dance? How do blind mound-building termites master passive heating and cooling strategies that dazzle skilled human architects? In The Origin of Species, Read More ›
What is the best explanation for the fine-tuning of the universe? Philosopher of science Stephen Meyer digs into the evidence of fine-tuning and shows how it points to intelligent design. Along the way, he responds to those who claim that the multiverse hypothesis defeats the need for intelligent design.
Our friends at The Centre for Intelligent Design in the U.K. are hosting a webinar featuring Stephen Meyer on his latest book, Return of the God Hypothesis. Read their message below concerning the new webinar series. On the day of, simply click the link at right to watch the YouTube live event. The first webinar of the series will be Read More ›