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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Scientist: Don’t blame Harvey on global warming

Science | There’s no evidence hurricanes happen more frequently now than 100 years ago
by Julie Borg
Posted 8/31/17, 03:02 pm

Some progressives are using the fury of Hurricane Harvey to promote their man-made climate change beliefs.

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My digital self

Science | When your smartphone becomes your identity
by Julie Borg
Posted 8/31/17, 12:13 pm

Did you wear your favorite green shirt or the blue one to the family reunion two years ago? Don’t remember? Smartphone users can likely find the answer with a quick tap to access their stored photos. But new research indicates people who rely too much on smartphones for preserving memories may experience smartphone separation anxiety.

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A bacterial mind conceived through design

Science | Study shows MRSA did not become drug resistant through evolution
by Julie Borg
Posted 8/24/17, 12:02 pm

A new study shows that antibiotic resistance in bacteria points out yet another flaw in Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution.

According to Darwinian evolution, MRSA, an antibiotic-resistant bacteria, should have developed a gene mutation after coming in contact with the antibiotic methicillin. Natural selection would have favored the resistant bacteria.

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