Category Archives: Biological Science

Scientific panic about Answers in Genesis Creation Museum opening

I was fascinated by a report from the BBC, rebroadcast on Australia’s News Radio this morning, about the new Creation Museum just opened in Kentucky by AnswersInGenesis. I don’t want to discuss the creation versus evolution debate just now. Rather, … Continue reading

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Virgin Birth – but it’s a Shark and a Mouse

“Virgin births are possible in female sharks, according to a new study that found a captive female bonnethead shark had reproduced without having been near a male in three years.” reports the ABC today. Director of the Henry Doorly Zoo … Continue reading

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Cognitive dissonance?

In Uncertain Principles Chad Orzel reports on a story in the New York Times about a young earth creationist studying paleontology. Even though Marcus Ross’s work is “impeccable,” according to David E. Fastovsky, Dr. Ross’s dissertation adviser, some people have … Continue reading

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