Science & Tech

‘A well-choreographed dance’

Science | Scientists discover the immune systems of newborn babies are almost identical
by Julie Borg
Posted 9/20/18, 12:03 pm

Researchers in Sweden were stunned recently to discover that even though newborn babies come in contact with vastly different microbes in their first few weeks of life, their immune systems follow a preset pattern of development, nearly identical from one baby to the next.

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God’s knitting mechanism

Science | Researchers may have solved part of the mystery in how humans are ‘fearfully and wonderfully made’ in the womb
by Julie Borg
Posted 9/13/18, 04:28 pm

In Psalm 139, David poetically described his fetal development as God knitting him together in his mother’s womb. Until now, the process in which embryonic cells knit into tissues and organs has mystified researchers. But scientists at the University of California, Santa Barbara, believe they have solved the mystery.

“In a nutshell, we discovered a fundamental physical mechanism that cells use to mold embryonic tissues into their functional 3-D shapes,” Otger Campàs, the lead researcher, said in a statement.

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DNA analysis shocks evolutionists

Science | New study discovers first-known offspring of Neanderthals and Denisovans, evidence of one humankind
by Julie Borg
Posted 9/06/18, 01:17 pm

A landmark study published last month pushes back on evolutionists’ assumptions about human ancestry.

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