Category Archives: Science

Posts related to scientific findings or theories

Some Wisdom from the Past

Arthur Thomson, also known as Lord Kelvin, was an English physicist (and Christian) who wrote a book titled “Progress of Science in the Century” published in 1901. The century referred to was the 19th.. I have a copy of it … Continue reading

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RNA and the Origin of Life

First Happy New Year to all. Now, for the matter at hand. Traditionally, the scientific field of origin-of-life research has been divided into two camps based on what theorists propose came first: replication or metabolism. The “replicators-first” group think that … Continue reading

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Biology, the Lawless Science (Part 2)

In physics, chemistry, geology, climatology and even some of the social sciences, theories and laws are born from models of systems, generally based on observations or experimental data. Molecular biologists also use the term model in their papers and presentations.  … Continue reading

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Biology, the Lawless Science (Part 1)

No, the title of this post doesn’t mean that I think biologists are criminals. It means that biology is a science without laws (or with very few of them). And by law, of course I mean a construct, generally written … Continue reading

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What does “Peer Reviewed” mean?

You might have seen or heard people engaged in debates about evolution, climate change, GMOs, vaccinations, or any other popular science-oriented issue refer to peer- reviewed literature, published papers, or journal articles. These all refer to the same thing.  So … Continue reading

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New Ideas in Evolutionary Biology, Part 3 (of 3)

(This series of three posts is taken from a review article I am planning to submit for publication. I have removed references from the posts, but will be happy to supply them on request.) Natural Genetic Engineering (cont.) There is … Continue reading

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New Ideas in Evolutionary Biology, Part 2 (of 3)

(This series of three posts is taken from a review article I am planning to submit for publication. I have removed references from the posts, but will be happy to supply them on request.) Stress Directed Mutations In 1988, a … Continue reading

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New Ideas in Evolutionary Biology, Part 1 (of 3)

(This series of three posts is taken from a review article I am planning to submit for publication. I have removed references from the posts, but will be happy to supply them on request.) The idea that the source of … Continue reading

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The Reality of New Biological Information

According to an idea popular among young earth creationists,  evolution cannot result in new genetic information, and biological information can only be degraded with time. There are variations on this theme, including the concept that mutations cannot be beneficial. These … Continue reading

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A New Biology of Spiritual Information

The title of this this post is also the title of the grant just awarded to The Natural Philosophy Institute by the John Templeton Foundation. I (Sy Garte) am the Principle Investigator of the award, and I will be assisted … Continue reading

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