During my senior year in high school, I was the proud winner of the Periodic Table Competition at the West Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair—and I still have the trophy to prove it! My … more
From time to time, biochemists make discoveries that change the way we think about how life works. In a recent paper, Ian S. Dunn, a researcher at CytoCure, argues that biomolecules (such as DNA, RNA, … more
New Year’s Day will soon be upon us. That means it’s time to come up with a few resolutions. Any commitment to lose weight won’t last long. Maybe, I’ll read through the book of … more
Because of my responsibilities at Reasons to Believe, I spend a lot of time reading scientific magazines and journals. While I can make my way quickly through most of the articles, sometimes it takes … more
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RTB Visiting Scholar, Dr. Katie Galloway, shares her thoughts on gene expression from a Christian worldview perspective.
Originally presented at the Orange County RTB Chapter meeting, August 2013. more
Though this is an age of digital downloads and music subscription services, the popularity of vinyl records is actually on the rise.
This surprising comeback is thanks, in part, to vinyl’s … more
If you cannot be open-minded, then you do not possess your ideas, your ideas possess you.
— Bryant McGill
DNA is a remarkable molecule—its double helix design displays a certain … more
Are humans becoming smarter or more stupid? Comparing our modern lives and technology with that of any preceding generation, one might think we are becoming increasingly smarter. But, in two papers … more
Traffic in Los Angeles is horrendous.
But it would be even worse during rush hour if the freeway on-ramps weren’t metered. Stoplights regulate the number of cars permitted to merge onto the … more
Searching but not findingUnderstanding anywhereWe’re lost in this masquerade— Leon Russell, This Masquerade
A costume party can be a lot of fun, but for those entangled in a masquerade … more
Episode #289: What Was Adam's Exact Age at Creation?; Baby Animals: Evidence Against Evolution?; Complexity Problem: Can Less Become More? more
Recently, a team of biochemists from Spain resurrected an ancient version of a protein, known as a thioredoxin. The successful restoration of this antiquated protein is the kind of advance that many … more
In September 2012, the ENCODE Project Consortium announced the results of the second phase of research designed to identify and catalog all the functional elements in the human genome.1 I reported on … more
Here’s the scoop: Our editorial team is working tirelessly to bring you several new resources—a book on the end times, a book on the Genesis creation days, a science-faith devotional for … more
Yet he has not left himself without testimony: He has shown kindness by giving you rain from heaven and crops in their seasons; he provides you with plenty of food and fills your hearts with joy. … more
I have spent the last few days shopping for a car: decisions, decisions! And of course one of the questions I have to answer is, Do I want horsepower or fuel efficiency?
The trade-off between power … more
Life and death in the intestine is all a matter of location, context, and company.
Human digestive systems perform a stunning array of tasks to break down food and absorb nutrients. … more
A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.— Proverbs 17:22
Job demands, family concerns, poor health, the economy—everyday experience is full of … more
Episode #266: Could Adam comprehend the meaning of death?; New evidence for species adaptation?; Amazing synthetic spider silk more
In March 2013, the Centers for Disease Control sounded the alarm. Healthcare facilities around the U.S. reported a dramatic rise in drug-resistant bacteria. The culprit fueling this increase was CRE … more