Reasons to Believe

Biochemical Design

  • Award-Winning Protein Discovery Reveals Design

    Each year the Nobel Foundation gives awards for accomplishments that benefit humanity. The 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to biochemists Aaron Ciechanover and Avram Hershko (from Israel) … more

  • Kidney Stones- Evidence for Divine Design

    "It's the closest that a man will ever come to experiencing the pain of childbirth," the attending nurse proclaimed with a noticeable glee in her eyes. Her comment only added to my misery as I writhed … more

  • Protein Transportation

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    Japanese cell biologists have uncovered more evidence for supernatural design of proteins inside the cell. They discovered an amazing biochemical … more

  • DNA Binding Trigger

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    German biochemists discovered an amazing biochemical machine that controls the concentration of a-thrombin, the human blood-clotting factor. The … more

  • Microscope Breakthrough

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    A breakthrough in microscope technology will soon enable biochemists to detect and measure design in macrobiomolecules that until now has been … more

  • Dioxygen Binding

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    Once again, elegant designs in nature challenge a naturalistic paradigm. Using extremely high resolution x-ray crystallography, a team of molecular … more

  • Hearing Mechanisms

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    A team of biologists, geneticists, and biochemists have discovered another example of irreducible complexity in the hearing mechanism of animals. An … more

  • Sulfocyanic Origin of Life

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    Origin-of-life researchers have encountered new challenges to a naturalistic explanation of life’s origin. In attempting to simulate early … more

  • Water Photolysis

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    Using an x-ray scanning microscope, a team of biochemists uncovered evidence for design when they successfully mapped the structure of the … more

  • Light Harvesting Complex

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    A team of biochemists uncovered evidence for design when they successfully mapped the structure of the light-gathering complex in the cells of … more

  • Myosin Motor

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    A team of biochemists uncovered evidence for biochemical design when they successfully measured for the first time the working stroke at high loads … more

  • Gene Interactions

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    A team of geneticists uncovered new evidence for design when they discovered that gene interactions are much more complex than anyone had previously … more

  • Cell Division Design

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    A team of biophysicists has discovered more evidence for design by identifying tiny “motors” that separate chromosomes. These motor … more

  • Membrane Fusion Design

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    More evidence for design comes from a biochemical study of protein interactions. Using an x-ray scanning microscope a team of biochemists … more

  • Biological Fine-Tuning

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    A new design feature in living systems provides more evidence for intelligent design. A biologist noted that metabolic rates are universally fixed … more

  • Life Definition

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    In an effort to circumvent evidence for a supernatural Creator, some people appeal to the idea of artificial alien life. Despite the influence of … more

  • Protein Interaction Map

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    Biochemists have developed a powerful new tool for revealing biomolecular design. For the first time a research team has produced a comprehensive … more

  • Bone Protein Design

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    Biochemists made a new molecular design discovery when they mapped for the first time the three-dimensional crystal structure of osteocalcin, the … more

  • New Clues to a Genesis Mystery

    The biblical record of patriarchs who lived 900+ years has raised questions and doubts for centuries. In the context of current life expectancy (which places me on the brink of “senior … more

  • Planetary Collisions

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    Recent theoretical work suggests that more evidence for Earth’s life-supporting design may come from study of planetary collisions. Two … more