Archive for the 'Science' Category

Galapagos Islands: A Different View Has Arrived!

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I am very excited that my new (and first) book has arrived at the Answers in Genesis warehouse. Here is a picture of the books on shelves in the Creation Museum bookstore.

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The book was truly a labor of love. …

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Bill Nye, Texas, Al Jazeera, and Me

I’m sure you’re wondering what this seeming array of mismatched terms has to do with each other! A couple weeks ago they all came together in a forum on the creation-evolution debate in Texas that aired on Al Jazeera America. …

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Galapagos Islands: A Biblical View

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In 2010, I was asked to join a group of homeschool students and adults from Atlanta-based Living Science on a tour of the Galápagos Islands. Living Science is a homeschool study center specializing in hands-on science from a biblical creation …

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Bacteria Evolve “Key Innovation” or Not?

Four years ago, I wrote an article titled “A Poke in the Eye? Lenski and the adaptive acrobatics of E. coli.” The article highlighted the work of evolutionary biologist Richard Lenski and his discovery of bacteria that had …

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ENCODE and the Dark Matter of the Genome—Part Two

In part one I discussed the exciting discoveries of the ENCODE project on “junk” DNA. In part two I want to discuss the opposition of many evolutionists to the ENCODE findings.

Rather than put words in the evolutionists’ mouths, I …

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ENCODE and the Dark Matter of the Genome, Part One

I’m so excited to be writing a blog on the new research published by ENCODE on “junk” DNA! In fact, as I looked over the material I decided I should devote two blogs to the topic. Part one will cover …

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Media Response to Bill Nye and Our Rebuttal Videos

Answers in Genesis was asked by the Christian Post a couple weeks ago to answer several questions relating to our production of the Bill Nye rebuttal video featuring me and Dr. Menton. The Christian Post wrote a good article but …

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Dear Huff Post: Do Your Homework!

In two recent Huff Post articles on the Bill Nye video and AiG’s rebuttal videos they have stated, “Purdom did not comment on studies that have shown that evolution has been observed in a laboratory setting.”[1] Curious, I clicked on …

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“Quiet and Careful” Eugenics

Over the last several years I have researched and presented a lot on the past, present, and future of eugenics and abortion (see here, here, and here). I have often stated that eugenics (which essentially means “well-born”) …

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Is South Korea Removing Evolution From Public School Textbooks?

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine who is a fellow creation scientist residing in South Korea sent me an email explaining that certain “iconic” examples of evolution were going to be removed from South Korean public school biology …

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