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A Summary of YEC/OEC Website Activity

27 February -5 March 2017


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Creation Science in the Media

  This section lists articles that appear in newspapers, magazines, online news sites, and in television. Some may be very negative towards Christianity.

Answers in Genesis


Where are the Creationist Christian Colleges? - 27 February

How Did Plants Survive and Disperse after the Flood? - 28 February

Stunning Why the Bible Is True Exhibit Opens at Ark Encounter - 28 Feb

Adam, Morality, the Gospel, and the Authority of Scripture - 1 March. Chapter 16 from the book Searching for Adam

How Do Some Among You Say There Is No Adam? - 2 March

Is it time to kiss Disney goodbye? - 3 March


Creation Ministries International


It’s an attractive web they weave - 27 February. God of the Gaps article on spiders

Hawking Fear of Aliens - 28 February

Gecko foot design—could it lead to a real ‘spiderman’?- 1 March. God of the Gaps article on gecko's

Wishful thinking about nature’s abilities - paganism and evolution- 2 March

Ultracool Trappist-1 and its seven planets- 3 March

Why doesn’t God answer all our questions?- 4 March


Institute for Creation Research


Reviewing 'Is Genesis History?' - 1 March


Creation Today & Other Minor YEC Ministries


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Science News of Interest to Creationists (Summaries from and other sources)


Where do flowers come from? Shedding light on Darwin’s 'abominable mystery' - The mystery that is the origin of flowering plants has been partially solved thanks to a team of scientists. Their discovery sheds light on a question that much intrigued Darwin: the appearance of a structure as complex as the flower over the course of evolution.


Neanderthal DNA contributes to human gene expression - The last Neanderthal died 40,000 years ago, but much of their genome lives on, in bits and pieces, through modern humans. The impact of Neanderthals' genetic contribution has been uncertain. Researchers now report evidence that Neanderthal DNA sequences still influence how genes are turned on or off in modern humans. Neanderthal genes' effects on gene expression likely contribute to traits such as height and susceptibility to schizophrenia or lupus, the researchers found. 


Timetree dating in the absence of a fossil record in Asian Horned Frogs - New research has resolved a 195-year old confusion regarding relationships between the species of Asian Horned Frogs, an enigmatic group of frogs often with horn-like projections over their eyes. Using DNA sequences, they discovered many potentially new species in this group previously unknown to science. 


Earth probably began with a solid shell - Plate tectonics -- a defining feature of modern Earth and the driving force behind earthquakes, volcanoes and mid-ocean spreading ridges -- did not start until later in Earth's history, new research suggests. The work is the latest salvo in a long-standing geological debate: did plate tectonics start right away, or did Earth begin with a solid shell covering the entire planet? The new results suggest the latter.


New evidence on the diet of the 'Homo antecessor' from Atapuerca - The Homo antecessor, a hominin species that inhabited the Iberian Peninsula around 800,000 years ago, would have a mechanically more demanding diet than other hominin species in Europe and the African continent. This unique pattern, which would be characterized by the consumption of hard and abrasive foods, may be explained by the differences in food processing in a very demanding environment with fluctuations in climate and food resources, according to a study. 


New insights into the mechanisms into how ungulates got bigger in the Neogene - The observed increase of body size in ungulates during the 20 million years before the Pleistocene is driven by the process of species selection, according to researchers. Bigger ungulate species became more common because of a higher origination and lower extinction rate. The study is the first to compare the evolution of two mammalian clades during the Neogene on two continents. The researchers point out that this biogeographic perspective yields complex explanations for apparently shared patterns. 


Scientists reach back in time to discover some of the most power-packed galaxies - When the universe was young, a supermassive black hole heaved out a jet of particle-infused energy that raced through space at nearly the speed of light. Billions of years later, scientists has identified this black hole and four others similar to it that range in age from 1.4 billion to 1.9 billion years old. 


Newfound primate teeth take a big bite out of the evolutionary tree of life - Fossil hunters have found part of an ancient primate jawbone related to lemurs -- the primitive primate group distantly connected to monkeys, apes and humans, a researcher reports. Scientists named the new species Ramadapis sahnii and said that it existed 11 to 14 million years ago. It is a member of the ancient Sivaladapidae primate family, consumed leaves and was about the size of a house cat. 


Spontaneous 'dust traps:' Astronomers discover a missing link in planet formation - Planets are thought to form in the disks of dust and gas found around young stars. But astronomers have struggled to assemble a complete theory of their origin that explains how the initial dust develops into planetary systems. A team now think they have the answer, with their simulations showing the formation of 'dust traps' where pebble-sized fragments collect and stick together, to grow into the building blocks of planets


World's Oldest Fossils Unearthed - Remains of microorganisms at least 3,770 million years old have been discovered, providing direct evidence of one of the oldest life forms on Earth.


Astronomy: Dark matter mapped - One of the highest-resolution maps of dark matter ever created has now been revealed, offering a detailed case for the existence of cold dark matter -- sluggish particles that comprise the bulk of matter in the universe.


Scars from the Big Bang: Galaxy cluster and cosmic background - The events surrounding the Big Bang were so cataclysmic that they left an indelible imprint on the fabric of the cosmos. We can detect these scars today by observing the oldest light in the universe.


A new cosmic survey offers unprecedented view of galaxies - Scientists have published a 'cosmic census' of a large swath of the night sky containing roughly 100 million stars and galaxies, including some of the most distant objects in the universe. These high-quality images allow an unprecedented view into the nature and evolution of galaxies and dark matter. 


Ancient skulls may belong to elusive humans called Denisovans




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