Friend or foe? A Venus flytrap knows

Science | Another amazing plant discovery provides evidence for intelligent design
by Julie Borg
Posted 2/15/18, 02:28 pm

Charles Darwin once called the Venus flytrap the most wonderful plant in the world—but he offered no explanation for how the fascinating little carnivore, which needs insects for both pollination and its next meal, could have evolved through natural selection.

Researchers at North Carolina State University recently discovered more evidence of intelligent design in the plants: They can somehow distinguish which insects serve as their pollinators and which are prey, and they don’t eat pollinating insects.

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NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Swarupa Nune

One big dinosaur party or evidence of the flood?

Science | Slab of footprints has Darwinists scratching their heads
by Julie Borg
Posted 2/08/18, 04:10 pm

Scientists recently found fossil evidence that dinosaurs and mammals once romped together across land at what’s now the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. The discovery, described in Nature’s online journal Scientific Reports, excited researchers because it represents, by far, the highest concentration of mammal tracks, as well as the largest mammal prints, ever discovered from the dinosaur age. Until now, scientists have only unearthed rodent-sized mammal prints from that period.

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Monkeying around on the tree of life

Science | Scientists find evidence of humans’ uniqueness in creation
by Julie Borg
Posted 2/01/18, 01:39 pm

While the Bible teaches that God designed humans—and only humans—in His image, evolutionary scientists continue to try to explain the origin of humans’ superior intellect when compared to primates. Researchers at Kent State University now think the answer might lie in differences in brain chemicals.

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