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Christian geologist wins fight over Grand Canyon rocks

Science | National Park Service approves research permit after a four-year delay
by Leigh Jones
Posted 7/06/17, 11:50 am

The National Park Service has finally agreed to let a Christian geologist collect rock samples from the Grand Canyon for research.

Andrew Snelling, who has a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Sydney, tried for four years to get permission to collect the samples. The park service only agreed after lawyers with Alliance Defending Freedom filed a federal lawsuit.

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Only design can explain folding proteins

Science | Evolutionists struggle to account for intricate cellular processes
by Julie Borg
Posted 6/29/17, 12:14 pm

Proteins, found in every cell of the human body, are the building blocks of life. There are thousands of different types of proteins but all are made up of long chains of amino acids. When a protein forms, the amino acid chain folds into a three-dimensional shape that determines the protein's function. Each type of protein has its own unique shape and folds into the exact same shape each time.

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Evolutionists try to nourish Darwin’s wilting tree of life

Science | Facing a lack of evidence, scientists alter a failing theory
by Julie Borg
Posted 6/22/17, 12:15 pm

In the 158 years since Charles Darwin developed the idea that all living organisms evolved from one common ancestor, scientists have attempted to prop up the so-called “tree of life” theory against the prevailing winds of reason. Since 1859, little empirical evidence has supported the concept, but a team of researchers from Rutgers University thinks reshaping the tree could help prove its existence.

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