Inside August 2019 Acts & Facts | The Institute for Creation Research
Inside August 2019 Acts & Facts

Why did we build the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History? What solved mystery near Norway confirms Flood geology? How do bats, bees, and butterflies reveal the intricate design of God’s handiwork? And where did faces come from? Discover the answers to these questions and more in the August 2019 issue of Acts & Facts!         

Welcome!
As I write this, the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History is buzzing with activity. Skilled technicians are installing finishing touches to exhibits, and ICR staff members are making...
Taking God at His Word
For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. All things were created through Him and...
Collagen Decays Too Fast for Evolutionary Time
Collagen is a tough, stringy protein that holds bone together like the steel belts in tires. Secular scientists struggle to explain why so many different techniques have found positive detections of...
Deep-Sea Dinosaur Fossil Buries Evolution
Tim Clarey, Ph.D., and James J. S. Johnson, J.D., Th.D. Oil and gas explorations have found sedimentary deposits so massive and so far offshore that secular science has no satisfactory explanation...
Complex Creature Engineering Requires a Creator
High-Tech Bat Sonar Bats are a remarkable example of God’s handiwork. Especially, their sonar capabilities put anything human-engineered to shame.1,2 These creatures appear suddenly...
The  Syrinx Song
The rippling murmur of a mountain brook, the intertwining notes of a Chopin nocturne, and the melodious sounds of most birds are a tonic to soothe the soul. What makes the unique sounds of birds...
ICR Discovery Center Update
This summer has required all hands on deck as we prepare for the grand opening of the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History on Labor Day, September 2. The exhibit hall has constantly...
Engineered Adaptability: Continuous Environmental Track.,.
For the past two years, the Engineered Adaptability series of articles has explored ways in which scientific methodology and understanding benefit when engineering principles are applied to how living...
Where Did Faces Come From?
Animals don’t laugh, smirk, roll their eyes, or give subtle squints like humans do. Hundreds of different tiny facial expressions can convey our thoughts and feelings in an instant—all using...
Genesis Is Not a Sanitized Myth
Years ago, while I was teaching a college class, a non-Christian student chided me for treating the book of Genesis as true history. With fake flattery, the student went on to say, “I’m...
Commitment to a Timeless Message
The book The Genesis Flood has rightly been credited as the catalyst of the modern revival of scientific biblical creationism. Published in 1961 and still in print, no other work has had such a profound...

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