Posts Tagged ‘Biology’

May 6th, 2013 - 10:51 pm § in America

Darwin Falls Down

EllenGraceJones tell us Darwin was wrong, and we need to update our model of evolution, She’s a fashion editor. An interesting experiment and indeed correct in that we are still evolving, however to attribute it to the Victorian, matter-based, Darwinian model of evolution is backward-thinking and [...]

August 13th, 2012 - 12:35 am § in Uncategorized

Science from escienceNews: Are the mitochondria why we age?

‘Selfish’ DNA in animal mitochondria offers possible tool to study aging  Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered, for the first time in any animal species, a type of “selfish” mitochondrial DNA that is actually hurting the organism and lessening its chance t[...]

May 20th, 2012 - 8:04 am § in Religion

Sunday Revelations: Science proves humans bred with giants.

Gen.6:4 “There were giants on the earth in those days . . .” “giants” = Heb. “nephilim”. This word comes from another word meaning “to fall”. These giants were fallen ones, or mighty ones who had fallen. They were, apparently, of great size and also very wicked. They might be called[...]

March 18th, 2012 - 6:16 am § in Jews, Religion, Science

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Finding the lost tribe

The Book of Genesis has instilled wonder for 3,000 years, now it has been superseded by our ability to read the Deity’s own writing ……. Researchers Reconstructing Genome of Extinct Human Population Using 1000 Genomes Data By Andrea Anderson    EXCERPTS MONTREAL (GenomeWeb New[...]

February 19th, 2012 - 3:32 am § in Religion, Science

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Article in Scientific American upsets basic theory of genetics.

Jeckyl and Hyde: Each Clone Has a Different Personality, Why? Until now biologists and even theologians have believed that the DNA was the same in all cells.  A clone of my fibroblasts could be used to grow me … a twin! The idea is central to two major tenets. In biology we now believe in [&h[...]

February 4th, 2012 - 1:56 am § in America, Environment, Schools & Colleges

Washington State Schools Get a “C” in Science.

The Fordham Institute has released their annual evaluation of state science standards. We Washington did pretty good .. by the dismal standards of the US.   We ranked with  Michigan, Georgia and Texas … getting a gentleman’s C. Our neighbors ranked worse … with Fs for the 0ther [...]

January 23rd, 2012 - 10:03 pm § in Uncategorized

Paternalism in the Hippocratic Oath

Jules van Schaijik of the Personalist Project writes about the Hippocratic Oath (excerpted) “Toward a Reconstruction of Medical Morality”, by Edmund D. Pellegrino, provides a good example.  The Hippocratic ethic, Pellegrino thinks, is paternalistic to a degree that is simply no longer acceptabl[...]

November 18th, 2011 - 12:20 am § in America, Religion

Good Reads by Andrew Sullivan

Worth a view.[...]

November 8th, 2011 - 11:51 am § in Politics, Schools & Colleges, Science

Our mismatch between the skills required for available jobs and individuals with those skills is growing faster than all but one other state, Delaware.

The Magic of “Computational Thinking” Training  More Folks Who Can Get Jobs? In response to OPED at the Seattle Times.  Rosemary McAuliffe, State Senator  and Ed Lazowska , UW Prof. pof Computer Science Like evangelicals of the past, Senator . McAuliffe and Professor Lazowska, have a [...]

October 21st, 2011 - 8:47 pm § in America, Politics

OccuPy Wall Street shows bigotry to creatures that have more than six legs.

Always the bad guy   PZ Meyers comment on the demonization of the eight legged.  Will this never stop?[...]