Geoscience Research Institute

News archives – July-Dec 2014

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  • Overqualified Mammals / December 22, 2014 / Creation-Evolution Headlines — here are some mammals with capabilities that exceed the requirements of mere survival
  • Is the answer to life, the universe and everything 37? / 22 December 2014 / Christopher Kemp / New Scientist, n.3000, p.61-63 — So you’re an alien seeding primordial Earth with life. Like any creator, you sign your work. Now we may have found that signature — in the genetic code.
  • Dinosaurs and the Battle of Killers / December 21, 2014 / Creation-Evolution Headlines — An impact drove the dinosaurs extinct; or was it volcanoes?
  • Storm Surge Carries Huge Boulders / December 20, 2014 / Creation-Evolution Headlines — a typhoon carried 180-ton rocks 150 feet up a beach — the largest transport recorded in recent times
  • Birds Go Splat on Evolutionary Theories / December 19, 2014 / Creation-Evolution Headlines — a flock of surprising traits of birds has dropped a load on simplistic notions of evolution
  • Breakthrough to our origins / 19 December 2014 / Marcia McNutt / Science, v.346, n.6216, p.1433
  • Science News Hype Getting Overdue Scrutiny / December 18, 2014 / Creation-Evolution Headlines — finally, a journal is owning up to the propensity for scientists and reporters to exaggerate research
  • Spin cycle / 17 December 2014 / Nature, v.516, p.287-288 — pressures in all stages of the news-making process can lead to hype in science reporting
  • Astrobiology Has No Bio / December 17, 2014 / Creation-Evolution Headlines — When you take the “bio” out of astrobiology, what do you get? Is it still a science?
  • Mars Methane Is Not Alive / December 16, 2014 / Creation-Evolution Headlines — small periodic spikes in methane on Mars are turning the Mars-lifers into spin doctors
  • The Silent Underground Network / December 15, 2014 / Creation-Evolution Headlines — under your feet in the woods is a vast communication network where information technology keeps the ecosystem functioning
  • Did Man Invent God? / December 14, 2014 / Creation-Evolution Headlines — a new study claims that religions with “moralizing gods” arise primarily in affluent nations
  • Flock of geneticists redraws bird family tree / 11 December 2014 / Ewen Callaway / Nature, v.516, p.297 — birds get fresh perches in revamped tree of life built by vast collaboration

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