Reasons to Believe

Biochemical Design

  • 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

  • Zing Clasp Structures

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    Scientific advance in biochemistry has revealed more evidence for design. Structural biochemists discovered a complex biomolecular clasping device … more

  • Receptor Pore Design

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    Electron microscopy reveals an exquisitely designed gating mechanism in a molecular structure found inside certain cells known as the acetylcholine … more

  • Complete Biomolecular Map of a Membrane Gate Protein

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    Using an x-ray scanning microscope a team of biochemists successfully mapped the entire structure of a potassium ion channel gate. The team was able … more

  • A New Technique for Exploring Biochemical Design

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    Article in Science describes how a research team not only performed x-ray diffraction on a protein at an exceptional resolution of 1.8 angstroms (an … more

  • Book Reviews: Unmasking Misconceptions

    Cracking the Genome: Inside the Race to Unlock Human DNA By Kevin Davies. New York. The Free Press, 2001. 310 pages. Hardcover.

    The Triple Helix: Gene, Organism, and Environment By Richard Lewontin. … more

  • Nanodevices Make Megascopic Statement

    The “Watchmaker” argument asserts that as the intricacy of a watch implies the mind and work of a watchmaker, so the complexity of an organism also implies the work of an Intelligent … more

  • 30% Inefficiency by Design

    Roughly 30 percent of all newly synthesized proteins must be degraded (broken down) by the cell immediately after formation because they are improperly made.1 On the surface, this new discovery seems … more

  • Why Shorter Life Spans?

    None of the explanations offered in the accompanying article imply that God randomly selected the life span of early humans or that He simply reacted to natural disasters in shortening human life. … more

  • "Junk" DNA Not so Junky

    A recent report by researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) provides new evidence that non-coding DNA (typically referred to as “junk” DNA or “selfish” DNA) is … more

  • Mutations Exceed Expectations

    by Dr. Hugh Ross assisted by Dr. Guillermo Gonzalez

    Ironically, modern "advances" could serve to hasten humanity's demise.

    For the first time, geneticists have measured the proportion of harmful … more