Reasons to Believe

Biochemical Design

  • DNA Soaks Up Sun's Rays

    DNA Optimized for Photostability, Adds to the Evidence for Design

    About ten years ago my family and I moved from Ohio to sunny Southern California. I don’t think I could ever go back. I have no … more

  • In the Divine Artist's Studio

    To create a masterpiece, an artist typically performs one process after another—sketching, refining, adding and layering color, shading, intensifying, and perfecting. Biochemists have discovered … more

  • Disposing the Cell's Trash, Part 2 of 2

    New Insight into the Cell’s Quality-Control Systems Provided Added Evidence for Design

    It’s easy to take garbage men for granted—until they go on strike or can’t do their job … more

  • Where Did Earth Get Its Phosphorus?

    Phosphates serve as the backbone for all nucleic acids and are the major repository of chemical energy for metabolism. The human body contains about 11,000 parts per million of phosphorus by weight. … more

  • Disposing the Cell's Trash, Part 1 of 2

    New Insight into the Cell’s Quality-Control Systems Provided Added Evidence for Design

    Have you ever had trash that the garbage man wouldn’t take? We sure have.

    I remember a few years … more

  • Restricted by Design

    Rational Design of Novel Enzyme Highlights Biochemical Design

    In 1978, three scientists (Hamilton Smith, Werner Arber, and Daniel Nathans) were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for … more

  • Twisted by Design

    Scientists Create Novel Allosteric Enzyme

    It’s not out of the ordinary for my wife to call me on my cell phone when I’m on the way home from the office to ask me to get something at the … more