Biology Intelligent Design Science

Cancer Resistant Mice

For those looking to see if ID returns false positives (ASSUMING that indeed there is additional CSI involved in this immunity, which is apparently unknown at this time). http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/0602382103v1 Spontaneous regression/complete resistance (SR/CR) mice resist very high doses of cancer cells that are lethal to WT mice even at low doses. In this study, we Read More…

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The Social Dynamics of the Scientific Community

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/0600591103v1 “We analyzed a very large set of molecular interactions that had been derived automatically from biological texts. We found that published statements, regardless of their verity, tend to interfere with interpretation of the subsequent experiments and, therefore, can act as scientific “microparadigms,” similar to dominant scientific theories.

Biology Darwinism Evolution Science

Ancient Complex Mammal: ~164 Million Years

http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/311/5764/1068b Mesozoic mammals have been thought to have been small, nocturnal, and confined to a few niches on land until the demise of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. Most are recorded by isolated jaw fragments or teeth. Ji et al. (p. 1123; see the cover and the Perspective by Martin) now describe a Jurassic Read More…

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Behe Responds to Judge Jones

http://www.discovery.org/scripts/viewDB/filesDB-download.php?command=download&id=697 Behe covers several sections in detail but here is the overall summary at the end: The Court’s reasoning in section E-4 is premised on: a cramped view of science; the conflation of intelligent design with creationism; the incapacity to distinguish the implications of a theory from the theory itself; a failure to differentiate evolution Read More…

Biology Evolution Science

A Prescribed Evolutionary Hypothesis

John A Davison A Prescribed Evolutionary Hypothesis 1. Introduction 2. The Prescribed Evolutionary Hypothesis 3. The Indirect Evidence 4. The Direct Evidence 5. Conclusion Abstract. I propose that phylogeny took place in a manner similar to that of ontogeny by the derepression of preformed genomic information which was expressed through release from latency (derepression) by Read More…