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I learn more from the comments on this blog than I learn from all the other sites I follow combined. Jim Smith
'They realized that that tactic, (i.e. censorship), was not working for them, since the video went viral on the web, so Harvard Biovisions released another video last year that tried to make to inner workings of the cell as ‘ugly’. i.e. as Darwinian, as possible:...' Absolutely hilarious, BA! You really couldn't make it up, could you? Apparently if they were God, albeit a plurality, rather than a trinity, that would be how He would try to conceal his handiwork from the prying eyes of men! Take a sledge-hammer to its edges! Axel
DrJDD: when checked out of course it became clear that a different angle, resolution etc were used. KF kairosfocus
Bacterial Flagellum - A Sheer Wonder Of Intelligent Design – video http://tl.cross.tv/61771 Powering the Cell: Mitochondria - video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrS2uROUjK4 Nuclear Pore Complex - video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UyhqLpjicZg - A Molecular “Lunar Landing” Machine - Bacteriophage T4 virus - video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdz9VGH8dwY T7 Virus "Walking" Across a Cell - video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gy42CoyqKjE bornagain77
Here are a few more animations that I consider pretty cool that are not in their list: 3-D Molecular Animation Library http://www.dnalc.org/resources/3d/index.html Through the Virtual Cell - ndsu video http://www.youtube.com/user/ndsuvirtualcell#p/u/4/YM2X1c4K1x0 Molecular Biology Animations – Demo Reel https://vimeo.com/114883955 The operating system of life - animated protein robots - video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JufLDxmCwB0 Ben Stein – EXPELLED – The Staggering Complexity Of The Cell – video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zl0NXSbeeqg DNA - Replication, Wrapping & Mitosis - video https://vimeo.com/33882804 The Central Dogma (English version) - video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ygpqVr7_xs Programming of Life – Eukaryotic Cell – video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVCwDOMCpXY bornagain77
Sticking it to 'em again, eh, BA? Well done. With your signature twist of the knife in the form of a prophetic biblical quote, and goodness knows what music, to lift the spirits. Axel
As to the contention of materialists that the motion of molecular machines, and proteins, are ‘jittery’, i.e. 'barely constrained randomness', well that is just plain false. The motion of a flagellum, and other molecular machines, are found to be governed by quantum principles and are not governed by 'jittery' classical principles:
INFORMATION AND ENERGETICS OF QUANTUM FLAGELLA MOTOR Hiroyuki Matsuura, Nobuo Noda, Kazuharu Koide Tetsuya Nemoto and Yasumi Ito Excerpt from bottom page 7: Note that the physical principle of flagella motor does not belong to classical mechanics, but to quantum mechanics. When we can consider applying quantum physics to flagella motor, we can find out the shift of energetic state and coherent state. http://www2.ktokai-u.ac.jp/~shi/el08-046.pdf Persistent dynamic entanglement from classical motion: How bio-molecular machines can generate non-trivial quantum states – November 2011 Excerpt: We also show how conformational changes can be used by an elementary machine to generate entanglement even in unfavorable conditions. In biological systems, similar mechanisms could be exploited by more complex molecular machines or motors. http://arxiv.org/abs/1111.2126
Moreover, the way in which proteins, and thus molecular machines, communicate with each other in the cell is found to be a precisely controlled quantum/photonic process, and the communication in the cell is not governed primarily by proteins ‘randomly colliding into each other’ by Brownian motion as has been falsely claimed by Darwinists for decades,,,
Symphony of Life, Revealed: New Imaging Technique Captures Vibrations of Proteins, Tiny Motions Critical to Human Life – Jan. 16, 2014 Excerpt: To observe the protein vibrations, Markelz’ team relied on an interesting characteristic of proteins: The fact that they vibrate at the same frequency as the light they absorb. This is analogous to the way wine glasses tremble and shatter when a singer hits exactly the right note. Markelz explained: Wine glasses vibrate because they are absorbing the energy of sound waves, and the shape of a glass determines what pitches of sound it can absorb. Similarly, proteins with different structures will absorb and vibrate in response to light of different frequencies. So, to study vibrations in lysozyme, Markelz and her colleagues exposed a sample to light of different frequencies and polarizations, and measured the types of light the protein absorbed. This technique, , allowed the team to identify which sections of the protein vibrated under normal biological conditions. The researchers were also able to see that the vibrations endured over time, challenging existing assumptions. “If you tap on a bell, it rings for some time, and with a sound that is specific to the bell. This is how the proteins behave,” Markelz said. “Many scientists have previously thought a protein is more like a wet sponge than a bell: If you tap on a wet sponge, you don’t get any sustained sound.” http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140116084838.htm Proteins ‘ring like bells’ – June 2014 Excerpt: As far back as 1948, Erwin Schrödinger—the inventor of modern quantum mechanics—published the book “What is life?” In it, he suggested that quantum mechanics and coherent ringing might be at the basis of all biochemical reactions. At the time, this idea never found wide acceptance because it was generally assumed that vibrations in protein molecules would be too rapidly damped. Now, scientists at the University of Glasgow have proven he was on the right track after all. Using modern laser spectroscopy, the scientists have been able to measure the vibrational spectrum of the enzyme lysozyme, a protein that fights off bacteria. They discovered that this enzyme rings like a bell with a frequency of a few terahertz or a million-million hertz. Most remarkably, the ringing involves the entire protein, meaning the ringing motion could be responsible for the transfer of energy across proteins. The experiments show that the ringing motion lasts for only a picosecond or one millionth of a millionth of a second. Biochemical reactions take place on a picosecond timescale and the scientists believe that evolution has optimised enzymes to ring for just the right amount of time. Any shorter, and biochemical reactions would become inefficient as energy is drained from the system too quickly. Any longer and the enzyme would simple oscillate forever: react, unreact, react, unreact, etc. The picosecond ringing time is just perfect for the most efficient reaction. These tiny motions enable proteins to morph quickly so they can readily bind with other molecules, a process that is necessary for life to perform critical biological functions like absorbing oxygen and repairing cells. The findings have been published in Nature Communications. Klaas Wynne, Chair in Chemical Physics at the University of Glasgow said: “This research shows us that proteins have mechanical properties that are highly unexpected and geared towards maximising efficiency. Future work will show whether these mechanical properties can be used to understand the function of complex living systems.” http://www.gla.ac.uk/news/headline_334344_en.html
Needless to say, that certainly does not sound like protein molecules randomly colliding into each other in order to accidentally communicate with each other, as the Darwinian materialists would like us to believe, but sounds like a precisely engineered system that far exceeds any system/machine that man has ever engineered and built in terms of communication efficiency! Verse and Music:
Psalm 139:14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. Shatter Me Featuring Lzzy Hale – Lindsey Stirling https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49tpIMDy9BE
A funny thing about the lead off video on the site, "Inner Life of the Cell" by Harvard Biovisions, is that William Dembski use to show that video in his speaking engagements to clearly illustrate the Intelligent Design of the cell:
Inner Life of a Cell w William Dembski commentary - video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNs5kBE66Xo
Some Darwinists at Harvard Biovisions were apparently so upset that their video was being widely used as evidence for the Intelligent Design that they tried to force Dr. Dembski to stop using the video in his talks (hence the 'you can find the video on youtube' caveat by Dr. Dembski at the beginning of his talk). They realized that that tactic, (i.e. censorship), was not working for them, since the video went viral on the web, so Harvard Biovisions released another video last year that tried to make to inner workings of the cell as 'ugly'. i.e. as Darwinian, as possible: Here is that 'ugly' video:
Inner Life of a Cell | Protein Packing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHeTQLNFTgU
Dr. Wells relates, in this following article from one year ago, how Darwinists, trying to counter the overwhelming impression of Design that the animation ‘Inner Life of the Cell’ had created, tried, with this new animation, to make the cell look as chaotic as possible,,
Flailing Blindly: The Pseudoscience of Josh Rosenau and Carl Zimmer – Jonathan Wells April 17, 2014 Excerpt: The new animation (like the old) also includes a kinesin molecule hauling a vesicle, but this time the kinesin’s movements are characterized (in Zimmer’s words) by
"barely constrained randomness. Every now and then, a tiny molecule loaded with fuel binds to one of the kinesin “feet.” It delivers a jolt of energy, causing that foot to leap off the molecular cable and flail wildly, pulling hard on the foot that’s still anchored. Eventually, the gyrating foot stumbles into contact again with the cable, locking on once more — and advancing the vesicle a tiny step forward. This updated movie offers a better way to picture our most intricate inner workings…. In the 2006 version, we can’t help seeing intention in the smooth movements of the molecules; it’s as if they’re trying to get from one place to another. In reality, however, the parts of our cells don’t operate with the precise movements of the springs and gears of a clock. They flail blindly in the crowd."
But that’s not what the biological evidence shows. In fact, kinesin moves quickly, with precise movements, to get from one place to another,,, http://www.evolutionnews.org/2014/04/flailing_blindl084521.html
The trouble with that 'barely constrained randomness', that they tried to portray the workings of the cell to be as, is that the 'ugly' view of the cell is now known to be a false view of the cell. Bruce Alberts, former president of the National Academy of Sciences, comments on the shift in understanding of the workings of the cell in the following article:
Glycolysis and the Citric Acid Cycle: The Control of Proteins and Pathways – Cornelius Hunter – July 2011 Excerpt: “We have always underestimated cells. Undoubtedly we still do today. But at least we are no longer as naive as we were when I was a graduate student in the 1960s. Then, most of us viewed cells as containing a giant set of second-order reactions: molecules A and B were thought to diffuse freely, randomly colliding with each other to produce molecule AB—and likewise for the many other molecules that interact with each other inside a cell. This seemed reasonable because, as we had learned from studying physical chemistry, motions at the scale of molecules are incredibly rapid. … But, as it turns out, we can walk and we can talk because the chemistry that makes life possible is much more elaborate and sophisticated than anything we students had ever considered. Proteins make up most of the dry mass of a cell. But instead of a cell dominated by randomly colliding individual protein molecules, we now know that nearly every major process in a cell is carried out by assemblies of 10 or more protein molecules. And, as it carries out its biological functions, each of these protein assemblies interacts with several other large complexes of proteins. Indeed, the entire cell can be viewed as a factory that contains an elaborate network of interlocking assembly lines, each of which is composed of a set of large protein machines,,, Bruce Alberts - Editor-in-Chief of Science - was the president of the National Academy of Sciences from 1993 to 2005 “The Cell as a Collection of Protein Machines: Preparing the Next Generation of Molecular Biologists,” Cell 92 (1998): 291-294. http://darwins-god.blogspot.com/2011/07/glycolysis-and-citric-acid-cycle.html
In fact, when we look at micro-photographs of flagellum we do not see a 'bumpy' machine at all, as the Darwinists of Harvard Biovisions falsely tried to portray the molecular machines of the cell to be in their new video, but we see a very smooth machine that looks, for all intents and purposes, like it was crafted by a master machinist in a highly sophisticated machine shop:
Electron Microscope Photograph of Flagellum Hook-Basal Body http://www.skeptic.com/eskeptic/08-08-20images/figure03.jpg Bacterial Flagellum: Visualizing the Complete Machine In Situ Excerpt: Electron tomography of frozen-hydrated bacteria, combined with single particle averaging, has produced stunning images of the intact bacterial flagellum, revealing features of the rotor, stator and export apparatus. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S096098220602286X Structural diversity of bacterial flagellar motors - 2011 Excerpt: Figure 3 - Manual segmentation of conserved (solid colours) and unconserved (dotted lines) motor components based on visual inspection. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3160247/figure/f3/
But how could the Darwinists make such a fundamental mistake in making the molecular machines of the cell look bumpy and ugly, instead of looking smooth and well crafted as they actually are? Well one big reason, besides the fact that they personally wanted to make the inner workings of the cell to look as ugly as possible so as to support their Darwinian worldview, is that they were working from a 'molecular reductionist' model of the cell. To clearly illustrate this fundamental 'bumpy' mistake of theirs, first, it is important to note that the atomic model, which is their foundation for inferring that the molecular machines must be ‘bumpy’ instead of smooth, is basically a fallacious 19th, and early twentieth, century construct that has drastically changed from the ‘bumpy billiard ball’ model to a far smoother ‘quantum cloud’ model,,,
History of the Atom – timeline image http://wsc11sci.wikispaces.com/file/view/atom_history.png/297878088/640x480/atom_history.png
Moreover, proteins are found to have quantum entanglement/information residing along the entirety of the protein chain/structure that make the protein act as a cohesive whole instead of the protein acting like a collection of 'bumpy' amino acids that would, apparently according to Darwinists, rather be doing their own things besides being in a protein molecule:
Classical and Quantum Information Channels in Protein Chain - Dj. Koruga, A. Tomi?, Z. Ratkaj, L. Matija - 2006 Abstract: Investigation of the properties of peptide plane in protein chain from both classical and quantum approach is presented. We calculated interatomic force constants for peptide plane and hydrogen bonds between peptide planes in protein chain. On the basis of force constants, displacements of each atom in peptide plane, and time of action we found that the value of the peptide plane action is close to the Planck constant. This indicates that peptide plane from the energy viewpoint possesses synergetic classical/quantum properties. Consideration of peptide planes in protein chain from information viewpoint also shows that protein chain possesses classical and quantum properties. So, it appears that protein chain behaves as a triple dual system: (1) structural - amino acids and peptide planes, (2) energy - classical and quantum state, and (3) information - classical and quantum coding. Based on experimental facts of protein chain, we proposed from the structure-energy-information viewpoint its synergetic code system. http://www.scientific.net/MSF.518.491
One comment posted: "In addition to its other idiocies, the intelligent design movie Expelled ripped off some of the animation in The Inner Life of the Cell" presumably, 'other idiocies' refers to the fact people are overwhelmingly convinced such order, complexity, clear purpose and defined roles such molecular components of the cell perform could arise through blind chance. It's okay though - just close your eyes, fingers in ears and repeat after me: "ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN IF YOU GIVE IT BILLIONS OF YEARS. LALALALALA." Dr JDD

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