Julie Borg

Julie is a clinical psychologist and writer who lives in Dayton, Ohio. She reports on science and intelligent design for WORLD Magazine and WORLD Digital.

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God’s jaw-dropping creation

Science | Scientists find brand-new discoveries on the ocean floor
by Julie Borg
Posted 4/25/19, 02:09 pm

Even today, God’s creation produces surprises that awe and perplex scientists. In February, researchers discovered an other-worldly seascape 6,000 feet below the ocean’s surface in the Gulf of California. They explored the area in 2008 and found nothing unusual, but the return expedition found an underwater wonderland of thermal vents, crystallized gas bubbles, mirrorlike silver pools of hot fluids, and 75-foot-high mineral towers carpeted with mats of microbes in hues of pink, orange, white, yellow, and purple.

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Using artificial intelligence with wisdom

Science | Christian leaders release statement on a faith-based approach to advanced technology
by Julie Borg
Posted 4/18/19, 12:10 pm

Concerned that technological advances are hurtling ahead of the culture’s moral reasoning, the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) released recommendations last week for a Biblical approach to artificial intelligence (AI).

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False medical advertising

Science | New York sues stem cell clinic for misleading patients
by Julie Borg
Posted 4/11/19, 05:14 pm

Hundreds of stem cell clinics in the United States are offering expensive treatments for conditions ranging from heart disease to orthopedic problems. But little science exists to substantiate the effectiveness or even safety of these therapies, and regulators are starting to crack down on false advertising and dangerous experiments occurring at these clinics.

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