International Committee Cautiously Endorses DNA Editing of Unborn Babies

International Committee Cautiously Endorses DNA Editing of Unborn Babies

WASHINGTON — A international committee formed by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine has issued a stamp of approval—with caution—regarding the concept of editing the genomes or germlines of unborn babies in the embryo stage in order to treat or prevent diseases. “Genome editing is a powerful new tool for making […]

Democratic Washington State Governor Issues Proclamation Recognizing ‘Darwin Day’

Democratic Washington State Governor Issues Proclamation Recognizing ‘Darwin Day’

OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Democratic governor of the state of Washington recently issued a proclamation recognizing Sunday, the 208th year of Darwin’s birthday, as “Darwin Day.” Gov. Jay Inslee signed the proclamation on Jan. 31, which urged all Washington residents to join him in “this special observance.” “Darwin’s discovery of natural selection continues to serve […]

Historic Cave Discovery in Israel Renews Hopes of Finding More Dead Sea Scrolls

Historic Cave Discovery in Israel Renews Hopes of Finding More Dead Sea Scrolls

QUMRAN, Israel – For the first time in over 60 years, researchers have discovered a cave near the Dead Sea that once housed ancient scrolls, renewing archaeologists’ hopes that additional Dead Sea Scrolls may be waiting to be found. Seventy years ago, Bedouin shepherds famously discovered ancient scrolls within caves near the Dead Sea. Widely […]

Earliest Surviving 10 Commandments Stone Sold

Earliest Surviving 10 Commandments Stone Sold

(Biblical Archaeology) — An early copy of the 10 Commandments has been sold for $850,000. Dated by some to c. 300–500 C.E., this marble tablet may be the oldest stone copy of the 10 Commandments—even though it displays only nine of the traditional 10 Commandments from Exodus 20 and Deuteronomy 5. The 10 Commandments stone omits […]

Discovery of ‘Astonishing’ Fortification From Solomon’s Time Confirms Biblical History

Discovery of ‘Astonishing’ Fortification From Solomon’s Time Confirms Biblical History

TIMNA VALLEY, Israel – Archaeologists have discovered a 3,000-year-old military fortification in Israel that dates to the reign of King Solomon and provides evidence that the biblical king ruled over an advanced, wealthy kingdom. Writing in “The Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports,” a team of researchers from Tel Aviv University describe recent findings from Israel’s […]

Is Genesis History? New Film Affirms Truthfulness of Biblical Record

Is Genesis History? New Film Affirms Truthfulness of Biblical Record

A soon-to-be-released documentary-style film, featuring footage from around the U.S. and interviews with over a dozen scholars and scientists, will provide visual evidence and scientific arguments for the Bible’s accounts of Creation and the Flood. On February 23, hundreds of movie theaters across the U.S. will participate in a one-night showing of the film “Is […]

Researchers Experiment Creation of Human-Pig ‘Chimera Embryos’ to Address Shortage of Donor Organs

Researchers Experiment Creation of Human-Pig ‘Chimera Embryos’ to Address Shortage of Donor Organs

LA JOLLA, Calif. — A team of biologists at the Salk Institute in California has reportedly created the first-ever human-pig chimeras in an effort to test the idea of growing organs in animals that can later be used in human transplants. “This biomedical advance has long been a dream and a quandary for scientists hoping […]

Democratic Rep. Files Resolution to Recognize ‘Darwin Day’ on Feb. 12

Democratic Rep. Files Resolution to Recognize ‘Darwin Day’ on Feb. 12

WASHINGTON – A Democratic lawmaker filed a resolution in the House of Representatives that, if approved, would recognize February 12, 2017, as “Darwin Day” and celebrate the father of evolution’s contributions to science. House Resolution 44, filed on Wednesday by Democratic Rep. James Himes of Connecticut, seeks to honor Darwin on the 208th anniversary of […]

Perplexed Scientists Think C-Sections During Childbirth Are Affecting Human Evolution

Perplexed Scientists Think C-Sections During Childbirth Are Affecting Human Evolution

Why is obstructed labor such a common complication during human childbirth? A team of evolutionary scientists thinks recent human evolution and the modern practice of childbirth via C-section contribute to the problem. Obstructed labor happens when a baby is unable to smoothly pass from the mother’s womb through the birth canal. A major cause of […]

Bird or Dino? Fossilized Feathered Tail Ignites Debate Between Evolutionists, Creationists

Bird or Dino? Fossilized Feathered Tail Ignites Debate Between Evolutionists, Creationists

MYANMAR – Evolutionists are heralding the discovery of a well-preserved feathered tail in Asia as evidence that dinosaurs once had plumage, while creationists maintain that the specimen likely came from a bird. Last week, a team of researchers consisting primarily of scientists from Canada and China published a journal article in “Current Biology.” The article, […]

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