Category Archives: Biology

Is the Male Reproductive System Poorly Designed?

Rugby scrum

Concluding that a body structure is poorly designed, as Oxford University Ph.D. Professor Hafer claims, instead of asking why the existing design exists, is a science stopper. The ‘why’ question motivates research into the reasons for the design. When this approach was applied to the human appendix, the tonsils, the backward retina, and the many putative other examples of supposed poor design, good reasons for the existing designs were found in all cases. The same is true of the male reproductive system…

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Molecular Virologist Dr Yingguang Liu

Molecular Virology

Yingguang Liu was born in rural northern China during the politically stormy years of the 1960s. He was taught atheistic philosophy from an early age, then worked hard to pass the highly competitive national college entrance exam in 1984. After graduating from a premier medical school, he went on to earn a Master’s degree in microbiology in 1993. Motivated by a desire to do ‘tangible work’ he left research to work as a physician in his home province, specializing in infectious diseases…

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Hundreds of Thousands of Species in a Few Thousand Years?

Sugar sprinkle 100's and 1000's

A recent review paper proposed a controversial claim—that the vast majority of animal species arose contemporary with modern humans. Not surprisingly, this claim was met with backlash from the evolutionary community. On what basis did the authors make this wide-reaching claim? Is their assertion true? Furthermore, what ramifications do their data have for the creationist explanation of the origin of species from the originally created min or “kinds”?

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