Julie Borg

Julie is a World Journalism Institute graduate. She covers science and intelligent design for WORLD and is a clinical psychologist. Julie resides in Dayton, Ohio.

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Curbing gene editing

Science | International experts release guidelines for changing human embryos’ DNA
by Julie Borg
Posted 10/22/20, 02:59 pm

Chinese scientist He Jiankui announced he had produced the first gene-edited human babies nearly two years ago. The scientific world has reeled ever since, looking for ways to provide oversight for this controversial sector of science.

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A watery world

Science | Study findings line up with Biblical creation account
by Julie Borg
Posted 10/22/20, 11:49 am

A recent scientific paper challenges widely believed ideas about water on our planet. Although the study by secular scientists assumes a naturalistic beginning to Earth, it nevertheless suggests what the Bible has said all along: Water covered our planet from the very beginning.

Most modern scientists believe the newly formed Earth was dry because the intense heat of the inner solar system would have evaporated any moisture. They hypothesize that comets or asteroids delivered water from the cooler, outer solar system beyond Jupiter long after the rocky Earth came into existence.

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Giving intelligent design its due

Science | Major scientific journal publishes supportive study
by Julie Borg
Posted 10/15/20, 02:17 pm

Intelligent design just received a boost in the scientific world. The prestigious, peer-reviewed Journal of Theoretical Biology published an academic paper on Sept. 21 that clearly supports the idea as a viable concept that “challenges conventional Darwinian thinking.”

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