Archive for the 'Science' Category

“Professionally Unethical” to Confuse Observational and Historical Science

A few weeks ago one of our staff members sent me an email reply she received from a scientist she had contacted. She had asked him for permission to use a photo he had taken for one of our publications. …

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Pouring Cold Water on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

If you have been on any social media in the last few weeks, watched the evening news, or clicked on a video link from a friend in your email, you have surely seen people dumping buckets of ice water (or …

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Tree of Forty Fruits—Is It Real?

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When I first heard about this tree in the news, I was very skeptical. How could one tree possibly grow forty different fruits? So like any good scientist I did some research and discovered these trees are real! The trees …

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A Message from God in Our Genes?

Over the past few weeks, several people have contacted me about an article that appeared on the website of the Wyoming Institute of Technology (WIT). The article has a very appealing title, “First Scientific Proof of God Found.” WIT claims …

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Is Your Grandmother a Fish?

According to a soon-to-be published book for young children, a fish and many other animals are your “grandmothers.” The subtitle for the book is “a child’s first book of Evolution.” While the author and illustrator do a good job of …

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Is Cancer Research Dependent on Evolutionary Ideas?

Curiosity got the best of me when I read an article on the Raw Story website responding to a blog post written by Ken Ham about the recent White House Science Fair. Scott Kaufman, the author of the article, claimed …

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The Grand Canyon and My Comfort Zone

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When Tom Vail of Canyon Ministries asked me a few years ago if I would go on a white water rafting trip in the Grand Canyon and teach creation biology, I hesitated.  Unlike the Galápagos Islands I visited back in …

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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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