World Needs Death and Decay

World needs death and decay claims an article is ScienceDaily 12 September 2018 about a study published in Ecological Monographs 11 September 2018, doi: 10.1002/ecm.1331. When animals and plants die there is a need for their remains to be broken down and decomposed so that nutrients and other substances are returned to the earth to […]

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How Dragonfly Wings Get their Patterns

How dragonfly wings get their patterns according to ScienceDaily and PhysOrg 17 September 2018 and PNAS published online 17 September 2018 doi: 10.1073/pnas.1721248115. Insect wings get their structural support from struts called veins, with large primary veins and smaller, narrower secondary veins which branch off the primary veins and intersect, forming a pattern of geometrical […]

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Why “Religious Nones” Left the Church

Why “Religious Nones” left the church, according to an article in Fox News 11 September 2018. J. Warner Wallace commented on recent surveys of young people who describe themselves a “nothing in particular” when asked if they identify with any particular religious group. Wallace described them as “ex-Christians, and most are under the age of […]

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Cool Snakes Confuse Scientists

Cool snakes confuse scientists, according to an article in Journal of Experimental Biology 5 September 2018 doi:10.1242/jeb.182121. Scientists from San Diego University and University of California, Davis have carried out a study of how rattlesnakes respond to warm objects in the environment.  Rattlesnakes are a kind of pit viper – snakes that have heat sensing […]

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Beware of Alexander

Encounters with Dennis Alexander by Joseph Hubbard and the Creation Research Team. While in Australia during July to September, I (Joseph) was pointed towards a Christian magazine, Eternity, which was advertising an upcoming a series of lectures by Dr Dennis Alexander throughout Australia. I had met and experienced Alexander before, back in my home country, […]

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Ten Questions for Theistic Evolutionists

Premier Radio UK asked us to supply a list of ten questions they could ask their very frequent speakers who are Theistic Evolutionists. Here’s our Creation Research Team’s list. We trust it helps you to challenge the followers Dennis Alexander, BioLogos, theological colleges such as Moore and others who fool themselves that they actually believe […]

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New Fossil Challenges Theistic Evolution

John Mackay and Joseph Hubbard have found some great fossils in the Newcastle Coal Measures, on the east coast of Australia. These included fossil thorns on what seems to be a previously unrecorded species of Neuropteris, a seed fern. Regardless of what the classification finally turns out to be it means one challenging thing, so […]

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Did Dinosaurs Stop to Smell the Flowers?

Did dinosaurs stop to smell the flowers?  According to articles in ScienceDaily 7 August 2018 and Historical Biology, doi: 10.1080/08912963.2018.1502288 published online 25 July 2018, they could have. Many flowers attract pollinators by producing fragrances.  George Poinar, an entomologist at Oregon State University and his son Greg, a perfume collector, have examined fossil flowers found […]

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Chinese Dragon “in Wrong Place at Wrong Time”

Chinese dragon “in wrong place at wrong time” according to an article in Science Daily 1 August 2018, about a discovery also reported in National Geographic 24 July 2018, BBC News 25 July 2018 and Nature Communications, 24 July 2018 doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-05128-1. Palaeontologists have found the fossil of a sauropod dinosaur in the Ningxia Autonomous […]

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Oldest Pterosaur

Oldest pterosaur found, as reported in Science (AAAS) News 13 August 2018, BBC News 14 August 2018, and Nature Ecology & Evolution 13 August 2018 doi: 10.1038/s41559-018-0627-y. Palaeontologists excavating a fossil site in Utah, USA have found remains of a pterosaur, an extinct flying reptile.  The fossil site where it was found has yielded over […]

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