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Groundbreaking surgery helps baby whose parents chose life

Science | Doctors offered an abortion, but family opted for a first-of-its-kind procedure
by Julie Borg
Posted 11/02/17, 01:20 pm

Surgeons at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston recently performed an innovative new surgery on an unborn baby boy with spina bifida at 24 weeks of gestation. The doctors removed the mother’s uterus but left it attached internally and then operated on the child through tiny slits in the womb, The New York Times reported.

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‘Warm little ponds’ theory doesn’t hold water

Science | Flawed hypothesis attempts to explain how life began on Earth
by Julie Borg
Posted 10/19/17, 12:59 pm

Evolutionary scientists at McMaster University and the Max Planck Institute in Germany recently developed a theoretical model to explain how life began on Earth, according to them, some 3.7 billion to 4.5 billion years ago.

But Stephen Meyer, a geophysicist and director of Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture, pointed out numerous holes in the so-called “warm little ponds theory.”

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Survival of the kindest?

Intelligent Design | Neuropsychology opens a window into the way God designed us to help others
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/12/17, 01:00 pm

A secular neuropsychologist set out to answer the question: Why some humans are willing to risk their lives for others. And she found interesting results hiding in the brains of altruists.

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