New Video Campaign Explores the Impressive Level of Order in the Universe—and the Purpose That it Implies

New Video Campaign Explores the Impressive Level of Order in the Universe—and the Purpose That it Implies

The Magis Center’s new John Templeton funded campaign, The Purposeful Universe, looks at an evolutionary system guided by order in physics and chemistry.
The Value of Science in the Age of CRISPR

The Value of Science in the Age of CRISPR

Among advances in medicine and technology is the capability of “gene editing” via a technique known as CRISPR; bu what are the bioethical considerations?
Gregor Mendel and Charles Darwin: Two Men and a Theory

Gregor Mendel and Charles Darwin: Two Men and a Theory

Scientists Charles Darwin and Gregor Mendel were contemporaries. Mendel certainly knew of Charles Darwin, but did Darwin ignore Gregor Mendel's work?
Gregor Mendel: Priest, Teacher, Abbot, and Avid Beekeeper

Gregor Mendel: Priest, Teacher, Abbot, and Avid Beekeeper

Known as the "father of genetics," Gregor Mendel was also a priest, teacher, and abbot, raised bees, recorded meteorological data, and tracked sunspots!
Theories of Evolution Before Darwin

Theories of Evolution Before Darwin

The name of Charles Darwin and the theory of evolution are so closely linked that most people are unaware of the history of the theory “before” Darwin.
The Human Brain: A Primer

The Human Brain: A Primer

The human brain is the most complex organ in existence. It is a largely uncharted frontier for scientists. And it is not like a computer.
Are Animals Just Like Us?

Are Animals Just Like Us?

New studies on animal learning, language, and the use of tools have created a number of articles implying “animals are just like us.” But how true is this?
A New Kind of Fossil Record Revisited

A New Kind of Fossil Record Revisited

Recently, I wrote a post about a gene survey that examined 100,000 species. With the help of a Magis reader, we discovered another side to the story.
How Did Life Begin?

How Did Life Begin?

How were the constituent molecules obtained from primitive chemicals in the early earth, and how were they assembled into the building blocks of life?
Review of

Review of "The Evolution Controversy: A Survey of Competing Theories"

Review of "The Evolution Controversy: A Survey of Competing Theories"

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