Series: Saturday Science Links (27 entries)
The biggest science stories of the week are reviewed.
BioLogos Basics Video #8: Genetics
Some of the strongest evidence for the common ancestry of all life forms comes from genetics.
Series: Adam, Eve, and Human Population Genetics (15 entries)
The Romance of Natural History
As practitioners of the emerging science of geology dug up previously unknown creatures of enormous size, readers of their books and articles responded with a mix of fascination and anxiety.
Neanderthals, humans and interbreeding: old bones, new evidence
For Evangelicals interested in the evolutionary history of our species, the results of a new study are a “smoking gun” for human/Neanderthal interbreeding.
Why God Works Slowly
Like a master craftsman, the God who creates over billions of years is not in a hurry. Meticulous care goes into every creative action.
Addressing Our Poverty of Perspective
I am growing in my appreciation for a diversity of ears to hear Scripture and a diversity of cultures to interpret God's call on our lives.
A Creation Mandate for a New 'Evangelicals and Catholics Together'
Like other aspects of Francis’ papacy, this encyclical is sure to draw attention to ways in which Christians cooperate on the basis of their shared understanding of creation.
Science Drove Me Away From Faith (And Helped Bring Me Back)
As I investigate my newfound faith alongside my scientific knowledge, the Lord continues to reveal to me that scientific findings and the use of the scientific method are very good, just as his Word is also good.
Hominin Evolutionary Patterns in the Early to Middle Pliocene: How Many Forms Are There?
These finds open up a new horizon of research into the earliest hominins and how they lived. They also provide us with even more clues in our ongoing search for the last common ancestor.
What does the fossil record show?
Though the fossil record does not include every plant and animal that ever lived, it provides substantial evidence for the common descent of life via evolution. The fossil record is a remarkable gift for the study of nature.
How Science Shook My Faith
Sometimes when I am studying evolution, I take a step back and worship my Lord because I am so in awe.
Francis Collins Interviewed in National Geographic, Social Media Reacts
Francis Collins, BioLogos founder and current director of the National Institutes of Health, was profiled in the latest issue of National Geographic magazine. The profile, titled “Man of Science—and Faith”, included a short interview with Collins about how his faith impacts his scientific work, and his belief in the harmony between science and Christian faith.
Embracing Faith, Accepting Ambiguity
My journey has been gradual and halting, and I think that that is how it is for many people. It seems to me that it would be too cataclysmic to have all of our ideas shift at once. Our minds and hearts wouldn't be able to handle it.
The Dawn of Our Own Genus: The Rise of Early Homo
James Kidder explains how a stunning fossil discovery affects our understanding of human evolution.
Discovering the Beauty of God’s Evolving Creation: My Story
A college student raised as a young-earth creationist shares his story of coming to understand and appreciate God's evolving creation.
Paleogenomics: A new generation of fossil hunters dig up God’s story of creation
Researchers in the emerging field of Paleogenomics are investigating the past using genetic research.
The Changing Face of Evolutionary Theory?
Is evolution driven mainly by random genetic variation, or are there other factors at play? Michael Burdett reviews the scientific debate.
The Power of Friendship in Origins Discussions
If we want people to accept that evangelical Christianity and evolution can co-exist, then it will only happen in the context of relationships.