Intelligent Design

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The Surprising Relevance of Engineering in Biology

Scientist Brian Miller explains the intriguing story of how biology is beginning to adopt more design-based models in its research. Although it’s true that many biologists still offer lip service to unguided evolution, engineers and biologists are actually working together to change the way we view how life developed. Dr. Miller is Research Coordinator at Discovery Institute’s Center for Science Read More ›

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Canceled Science

Eric Hedin, author of Canceled Science, explains how he was canceled by the scientific establishment and reflects on the lessons he learned during the experience. He also discusses scientific evidence which points to a Creator. This talk was presented at the 2022 Dallas Conference on Science and Faith in January 2022. Q&A Session

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Secrets of the Cell Episode 6
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Secrets of the Cell, Episode 6: Bacteria

Join biochemist Michael Behe as he explores marvels of the microscopic world, including bacteria with their own navigation systems, microbes that eat plastic waste, and microscopic bugs that can shoot 60 molecular “bullets” every second. This is Episode 6 of Behe’s video series “Secrets of the Cell.” More episodes can be viewed at michaelbehe.com.

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The Judeo-Christian Origins of Modern Science

Bestselling author Stephen Meyer explores how three key Judeo-Christian presuppositions encouraged the rise of modern science, and he explores the influence of faith on the life and work of Sir Isaac Newton. Meyer is Director of the Center for Science and Culture at Discovery Institute and author of Return of the God Hypothesis. This talk was presented at the 2022 Read More ›

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Casey Luskin with Hank Hanegraff on the Existence of Adam and Eve

Hank Hanegraaff, the host of the Bible Answer Man broadcast and the Hank Unplugged podcast, is joined by Dr. Casey Luskin, associate director of Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture, and author of “Lessons Learned (and Not Learned) from the Evangelical Debate Over Adam and Eve” in the upcoming issue of the Christian Research Journal. Hank and Dr. Luskin Read More ›

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Do Homology and Phylogenetics Really Support Darwin’s Tree of Life?

As more scientists have realized that the fossil record poses serious challenges to Darwin’s theory of evolution, many have turned to molecular homologies and phylogenetic trees to defend Darwin’s tree of life. But do these approaches really support Darwin’s tree? Nope. This video is part of Basics of Intelligent Design Biology, a video series reviewing scientific problems with the Darwinian Read More ›

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Is Intelligent Design Advancing or In Retreat?

Casey Luskin of the Discovery Institute, and editor of The Comprehensive Guide to Science and Faith argues that the Intelligent Design movement has never been stronger. Science historian Adam Shapiro, co-author of Science and Religion: A very short introduction responds.

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Can Punctuated Equilibrium Solve the Cambrian Explosion?

In the 1970s, paleontologists Stephen Jay Gould and Niles Eldredge proposed a model of evolution called punctuated equilibrium, intended to resolve the lack of transitional forms in the fossil record. Can “Punk Eek,” as it’s often called, resolve the abrupt appearance of new animal phyla in the Cambrian explosion? This video explains why the answer is No — among many Read More ›