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Evolution, debated on Facebook

I just copied this from a Facebook post. I cleaned out the garbage text to make it easier to read. The first statement is from an engineer who had concerns about the theory of evolution. After a very lively debate, … Continue reading

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Evolution, continued…

In terms of macroevolution, comparative embryology can be very revealing. Take a look at how such divergent vertebrate species as fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals look at very early embryonic states of development. In the early stages, all of them … Continue reading

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Evolution, the Dirty E Word That Refuses to Die

  Theologians as well as others have been trying to stamp out evolution ever since the term first reared its ugly head in 1859 with the publishing of On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin. Everybody knows the drill on this: … Continue reading

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Evidence for hierarchical endosymbiosis

In this blog, there are numerous references regarding hierarchical endosymbiosis. Simply put, this phrase means that cells swallowed smaller cells that were, in turn,  swallowed by larger cells and so forth. Not only did this swallowing happen, but the genetic material of … Continue reading

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Creationism versus evolution (scraping the rust off of evolutionary theory)

We’ve all seen this tired old movie before, folks. It’s kind of like watching a “new” hyped up, fresh faced, slick, computer enhanced show on TV that tries to hide the fact it is using the same old moth-eaten, battered … Continue reading

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The evolution of mitosis

The evolution of mitosis may have greatly facilitated the uptake of genome-sized exogenous DNA’s into early eukaryotes. Click here to view models that may explain how mitosis may have evolved from prokaryotic symbiotic relationships.

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Could our DNA have evolved from simple viruses?

In this blog, I discuss the evolution of complex organisms from more primitive ancestors. When I do this, I go way, way, way back in time.. before mammals, dinosaurs, fish, simple sponges, one celled protozoa, and even before the first … Continue reading

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