Geoscience Research Institute

News Archives – Jan-June 2005

DISCLAIMER:  The following links do not necessarily represent endorsement by the Geoscience Research Institute, but are meant to provide information from a wide range of viewpoints and expertise on scientific issues, religious issues, and the interface between the two, particularly in the area of creation and evolution.


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    Origins, n.58 / 2005

  • EDITORIAL: How to Write an Unpublishable Paper • Timothy G. Standish • p.3-6 | pdf |
  • A Note on the Pre-Flood/Flood Boundary in the Grand Canyon • Kurt P. Wise and Andrew A. Snelling • p.7-29 | pdf |
  • ANNOTATIONS FROM THE LITERATURE: • p.30-36 | pdf | — genetics, geology, origin of life, paleontology, radiocarbon dating, radiohaloes
  • LITERATURE REVIEW: Can Science Refute Design • Cornelius G. Hunter • p.37-39 | pdf |
  • LITERATURE REVIEW: Philosophical Weeding • Ashby L. Camp • p.39-41 | pdf |
  • LITERATURE REVIEW: Spreading Out the Heavens • Robert H. Brown • p.42-44 | pdf |
  • The Rainbow Is All in Your Head • Leonard Brand and Ernest Schwab • p.45-56 | pdf |

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  • First Ever Fossil of Sleeping Dinosaur Found in China / May 23, 2005 / American Museum of Natural History / Science Daily
  • Creation Museum Sparks Evolution Debate / May 22, 2005 / Associated Press
  • Darwin’s theory evolves into culture war / May 22, 2005 / Lisa Anderson / Chicago Tribune — Kansas curriculum is focal point of wider struggle across nation
  • A Surprising Leap on Cloning / May 22, 2005 / editorial / New York Times — South Korean scientists stunned their rivals around the world last week by announcing that they had produced the first human embryos that were genetic matches for diseased or injured patients, and had done so by a highly efficient method that could bring further rapid advances in cloning
  • Creationism: God’s gift to the ignorant / May 21, 2005 / Richard Dawkins / Times (UK)
  • Korean team lauded for stem-cell advance / 19 May 2005 / Erika Check / Nature (news@nature) — patient-specific cell lines hold hope for future therapies
  • And the earthquake forecast today is… / 18 May 2005 / Michael Hopkin / Nature (news@nature) — Californians treated to maps showing the likelihood of a tremor in their neighbourhood
  • Curtain Call / 2002 / John S. Rigden / Science & Spirit — Last century, physics was the superstar of the sciences: We swooned over the theories of relativity and cheered the discovery of quantum mechanics. But a field of study is only as good as its last production. Has physics taken its final bow or has it merely completed its first act.
  • We Believe in Creation” / 1971 / Richard H. Bube / Journal of the American Scientific Affiliation, v.23, p.121-122

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    Origins, n.57 / 2005

  • EDITORIAL: Conflating Answers: To and From Design Questions • Timothy G. Standish • p.3-6 | pdf |
  • REACTIONS: • p.7-8 | pdf |
    • Re: Gibson: Chicken Soup, Self-Organization and the Origin of Life: A Test (56:3-5) • George Javor
    • Re: Hasel: Recent Developments in Near Eastern Chronology and Radiocarbon Dating (56:6-31) • R. H. Brown
  • Visualizing Baraminic Distances Using Classical Multidimensional Scaling • Todd Charles Wood • p.9-29 | pdf |
  • ANNOTATIONS FROM THE LITERATURE: • p.30-43 | pdf | — biodiversity, biogeography, geology, paleontology, speciation
  • LITERATURE REVIEW: Teach the Controversy • Henry Zuill • p.44-46 | pdf |
  • LITERATURE REVIEW: Investigating the Designer • Werner Vyhmeister • p.47-49 | pdf |
  • LITERATURE REVIEW: Does Free Will Exist • Stephen Bauer • p.50-52 | pdf |

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