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Geneticist Fired for Affirming Humans Once Lived 900 Years?
Geneticist Alexander Kudryavtsev, the head of the Russian Academy of Science’s Vavilov Institute of General Genetics, has been fired, reportedly because he publicly affirmed that humans once lived...
Is There Evidence for a Creator?
Contrary to what some scientists claim, there is compelling philosophical and scientific evidence that a Creator of the universe exists. For example, the conditions described by the two laws of thermodynamics...
Algal Microfossils Show No Evolution
Creation scientists maintain that if something is living, then it’s automatically complex. This applies to organisms ranging from a single bacterium (a prokaryote, such as E. coli) to a blue whale...
Flood Solves Land and Marine Mixing Near the Andes
A recent article published by Hakai Magazine claims to reveal secrets of an ancient inland sea that existed east of the Andes Mountains,1 but it really just offers poor explanations for an...
T. rex Out of Nowhere
As one of the largest predators ever at 45 feet long, it’s no wonder school children are enthralled with Tyrannosaurus rex. But where did the creature come from? A new reassessment of an old fossil...
Evolutionist and ICR Research Both Attempting to Explai.,.
Recent evolutionary research is attempting to provide an explanation for why some animals became smaller over time. Or equivalently, it is attempting to explain why some animals of the past were larger....
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Animal Features Did Not Evolve
There’s no doubt that animals in God’s creation have iconic features. The question is, did these features evolve or were they created that way from the beginning? Elise Poore of Live...
The Conserved Complexity of Eye Cell Types
The late leading evolutionary biologist, Ernst Mayr, said the eye appeared at least 40 times “during the evolution of animal diversity.”1 But creationists claim that the more...
Fossilized Reptile Skin Is Still Reptile Skin
Skin is the largest organ of your body. It helps maintain a person’s or animal’s homeostasis (a relatively stable equilibrium), insulation, and sensory functions. As such, it is very complex....
Hummingbird Flight Strategies
The fossil record shows that hummingbirds have always been hummingbirds. Such amazing mastery of aerial acrobatics could never have evolved.1,2 ICR’s Dr. Jeff Tomkins put it succinctly: The...
Mainstream Dinosaur Extinction Doubts
A recent paper suggests that enormous volcanic eruptions in India caused climatic cooling that contributed to the extinction of the dinosaurs.1,2 Most mainstream scientists think an asteroid...
Tyrannosaur's Last Meal Evidence for Catastrophic Burial
Tyrannosaurs were large terrestrial predators after the Fall.1 Juvenile or not, they conjure visions of terrible, fearsome creatures of the pre-Flood world when the earth was “filled...
Where do Poisonous Invasive Plants Fit in God's Creation?
Like all sciences, creation science has unanswered questions. This is why we are called the Institute for Creation Research—not the Institute for Creation Answers. Specifically, there are still...
Exoplanet Too Large For Its Star
According to evolutionary theories of planet formation, a newly-discovered Neptune-mass planet that orbits a small red dwarf star should not exist.1,2 Astronomers discovered this exoplanet...
Shrimp That Live in Trees!
During the summer of 2023, members of a scientific expedition into the densely tropical Cyclops mountains in Indonesian New Guinea were shocked to discover shrimp living in trees.1 A 2021...
Rocks are Major Contributors to Atmospheric CO2
Most of us have heard about the steady increase in CO2 in the earth’s atmosphere, sometimes called the Keeling Curve.1 Many have tied this current upswing to climate change, and many...
New DNA Sequences of the Y Chromosome Refute Human-Ape .,.
DNA sequencing technologies have been progressing rapidly over the past several decades and now finally afford the opportunity to analyze mammalian chromosomes from end to end. In the past, many regions...
January 2024 ICR Wallpaper
"By the breath of God ice is given, And the broad waters are frozen. Also with moisture He saturates the thick clouds; He scatters His bright clouds."   Job...
Creation and the New Year
“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1)   It is appropriate for Christians to begin the New Year by referring back to the beginning of the very...
Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Crea.,.
The ninth International Conference on Creationism (ICC) was held July 16–19, 2023, at Cedarville University in Ohio. ICR scientists made substantial contributions to this year’s conference...
Signs of Christmas
“Moreover the LORD spoke again unto Ahaz, saying, Ask thee a sign of the LORD thy God; ask it either in the depth, or in the height above.” (Isaiah 7:10-11) Although “the Jews...
Apollo 8: In the beginning, God…
Apollo 8 was the inaugural human space mission to depart from low Earth orbit and reach the moon. Its three astronauts—Frank Borman, William Anders, and James Lovell—made history when they...
Homo naledi Didn’t Behave Like Humans
A new study published in the Journal of Human Evolution has found that the so-called Homo naledi most likely didn’t bury their dead as previously proposed.1 Furthermore, the team of...
Do Ancient Fish Point to Shoulder Evolution?
Did your shoulders evolve from ancient fish? Creationists would say no, because we don’t have fish ancestors.1,2,3 However, research from the Imperial College London states, “A...
Fossil Leaf Miners
The fossil record clearly shows insects have always been insects. In a recent study, researchers led by biologist Richard J. Knecht, a Ph.D. candidate at Harvard, wrote: [We] describe an endophytic...
''Bird-Like'' Tracks Before Birds
Scientists have found what appear to be fossil bird tracks in rocks claimed to be 60 million years older than the oldest bird fossils.1 In fact, these tracks are found at the same level as...
December 2023 ICR Wallpaper
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Renowned Chemist on Origin-of-Life: Put Up Or Shut Up
For some time now, renowned and award-winning Rice University chemist and outspoken Christian Dr. James Tour has been exposing the fact that origin-of-life (OoL) researchers have no idea how life could...
Butterflies and Cancer Detection
It’s something right out of science fiction. The beautiful, flighty butterfly has been discovered to have cancer detection properties via the ability to see tiny variations in the ultraviolet...
Distant Barred Spiral Galaxy Shouldn't Exist?
Conventional theories have a difficult time accounting for the existence of a distant galaxy whose existence has been revealed by the James Webb Space Telescope.1,2 This galaxy, designated...
Being Thankful for Grace
“Moreover the law entered that the offense might abound. But where sin abounded, grace abounded much more.” (Romans 5:20) Thanksgiving is the day Americans set aside to reflect on the...
An ''Early'' Origin for Modern Echolocation in Bats
As flying mammals, bats continue to amaze zoologists with their incredible abilities.1,2 But their origin continues to be an enigma for conventional biologists because the creatures appear...
Built by Homo sapiens?
Preserved wood was recently found in Kalambo Falls, Zambia, where evolutionary anthropologists from Aberystwyth University and the University of Liverpool suggest “early humans intentionally...
How Sunflowers ''See'' the Sun
Sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) are not only big and beautiful, but they also have an amazing biomechanism called heliotropism. ICR’s Dr. Jim Johnson stated, In fact, the sunflowers move...
November 2023 ICR Wallpaper
"While the earth remains, Seedtime and harvest, Cold and heat, Winter and summer, And day and night Shall not cease." Genesis 8:22 NKJV ICR November 2023 wallpaper...
Salty Sweat in a Desert Plant
Although plants aren’t alive in the biblical sense,1 they are most certainly complex in their physiology and anatomy.2,3 Some plants have been designed by our Creator Jesus...
The Quasicrystal: The Impossible That Became Possible
When in 1982 Dr. Dan Shechtman looked at a picture his microscope had produced, he couldn’t believe his eyes. Using electron diffraction, he saw a pattern of material with a crystal structure...
ICR Research Is Revealing Evidence for Pre-Flood Longevity
One of the claims of Scripture most ridiculed by skeptics is the Bible’s matter-of-fact assertion that ancient people once lived for hundreds of years. Although creationists have already documented...
Chloroplast Construction Reflects Creation
Much has been written regarding the critical importance of photosynthesis and how utterly complex this near-universal biochemical process is.1,2 Photosynthesis is the production of life energy...
Non-Repeatable Repeatability: Finding Order in Disorder
Covering a flat surface with some pattern of geometric shapes with no overlaps or gaps is called tiling. Tiling shows up in many places, from the tiles on our kitchen floors to bees’ honeycombs....
Can Moths Sense Earth's Magnetic Field?
In the late 1960s, a scientist named Ronald Lockley wrote, “How do animals find their way over apparently trackless country, through pathless forests, across empty deserts, over and under featureless...
Youthful Mercury: Still Cooling and Shrinking
The analysis of data from the MESSENGER spacecraft has revealed evidence of recent tectonic activity on Mercury—activity caused by the ongoing cooling of the planet’s interior.1,2...
Jellyfish Can Learn Directions
Like all animals, “simple” invertebrates such as the jellyfish continue to amaze zoologists.1,2 Recently, scientists have trained a tiny species of box jellyfish (Tripedalia...
World’s Oldest Antibody or Really Wrong Age?
A new technical report focusing on antibodies from Medieval human teeth also reported the discovery of antibodies from inside a wooly mammoth bone.1 Radiocarbon dating methods pinned tens...
Dinosaur Spider Is Still a Spider
A giant “dinosaur age” trapdoor spider fossil has been unearthed from McGraths Flat in central New South Wales, Australia. The Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society described the...
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The Brain's Amazing Ability of Visual Perception
Scientists will never fully understand the brain’s operation.1,2,3 As neurological research continues, it will only reveal more detailed questions to ask regarding every aspect...
A New and Fascinating Arthropod Fossil
Scientists have discovered that virtually all fossils found in the Cambrian sediments of the geologic column appear suddenly and are exceptionally preserved. One popular example is the complex, extinct...
Designed Deep-Sea Vertebrates
Creationists marvel that God has designed creatures both small and big to inhabit a variety of punishing habitats. These examples include the bacteria called Thermocrinis (in the geysers of Yellowstone)...
Fire Sensory Capabilities of the Venus Flytrap
Fascinating discoveries have been made regarding the amazing Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula).1 For example, all parts of this amazing plant must work together to maintain its carnivorous...
More Flood Evidence
Paleontologists recently discovered the partial fossils of two new species of dinosaur just outside of Casablanca. As stated in a Science Direct article, they “report two new abelisaurid fossils...
New York Times Editorial: Big Bang Unraveling?
Two physicists have suggested in a recent New York Times guest editorial that Big Bang cosmology ‘may be starting to unravel.’1 Dr. Adam Frank (University of Rochester) and Dr....
Your Functional ''Yolk Sac''
For decades, evolutionists pointed to dozens of ‘useless artifacts’ of the human body to make their questionable case for evolution. But the creation worldview states that God doesn’t...
The Beauty of Creation: Created for God's Own Glory
Have you ever wondered why a sunset on a beach is captivating, snowcapped mountains are breathtaking, and a valley filled with wildflowers is enchanting? Scripture, as a whole, teaches that God...
Pre-Flood Reptile Fossil Discovered With Baleen
Baleen whales (suborder Mysticeti) are amazing filter-feeding mammals of the sea. They belong to a group called the Cetacea. Evolutionists suggest they were mammals that “returned” to the...
September 2023 ICR Wallpaper
"If you walk in My statutes and keep My commandments, and perform them, then I will give you rain in its season, the land shall yield its produce, and the trees shall yield their fruit." Leviticus...
Is the Earth Round?
Some readers might think the answer to this question is so obvious that maybe we’re offering it as a kind of joke—but it’s no joke. A number of people seem to actually believe the...
Tiny Worms with an Ability to Suspend Life
God has designed some creatures with an amazing ability to stop or slow down their metabolism (life processes) when encountering challenging conditions. This state of suspended metabolism is called...
Butterflies Can Remember
Gone are the days when many people (biologists included) saw insects as simple creatures that did little more than reproduce, eat, and grow—with some migrating. But as the decades of research...
Bavarian Turtle Fossil Supports Marine Mixing
A new discovery of a foot-long marine turtle fossil was announced in central Bavaria, southern Germany.1 The species, dubbed Solnhofia parsoni, was unearthed from the famous Solnhofen Limestone,...
The Oldest Known Jellyfish
Paleontologists continue to identify creatures that inhabited the waters of the “ancient” Cambrian ocean to be just like what we find in the shallow seas of the 21st century. If...
Sand Dollar Secrets
Combing the sea shore for shells is a beloved activity of all ages. Sand dollars are one of the most prized treasures found at the beach. The off-white disk of the sand dollar is actually its skeleton,...
Spider Silk Properties Ideal for Nerve Repairs
Big doesn’t always mean strong. Most of the time, strength comes from what something is made of. The proteins forming spider silk make that silk one of the strongest materials in the world. Ounce...
August 2023 ICR Wallpaper
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Nature's Drummer
The sweet melody of songbirds fills the air as the forest wakes up. But there is another familiar voice that joins in the morning songs: woodpecker. The woodpecker doesn’t join in with a voice,...
How Honeybees Make Accurate, Fast Decisions
The typical honeybee continues to amaze,1 if not flummox entomologists. For example, a decade ago researchers from Macquarie University conducted a study that was “the first to...
Neanderthals Possibly Used Pre-Flood Methods to Make Tar
A new discovery by a group of German and French scientists has found that Neanderthals were much more sophisticated than previously thought.1 It appears they were making synthetic birch tar,...
Molecular Motors of a Squid Show CET in Action
It has traditionally been thought in biology that invertebrates were somehow simple and less complex than vertebrates. But in past decades, this has been turned on its head.1,2 For example,...
The Fine-Structure Constant: Evidence of Design in Nature
The job of physicists is to worry about numbers, but one number has perplexed physicists for more than a century. That number is 0.00729735256—approximately 1/137. This is the fine-structure constant....
Not-So-Simple Cilia
Some of us may remember in high school science class viewing a busy, single-celled Paramecium as it moves through a watery medium. They move using numerous short appendages called cilia. These tiny...
The Spectral IR Ledge
Life requires many parameters in order to survive and thrive. The more data that are uncovered, the more evidence there is that Earth and its environs were specifically designed with the exact conditions...
''Ancient'' Katydid Fossil is...a Katydid
A fascinating discovery of a fossil insect has recently been made by evolutionists in Colorado. The description once again points clearly to the effects of the Genesis Flood thousands of years ago. 50...
July 2023 ICR Wallpaper
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Eight-Armed Anomaly
Octopi are incredible and intelligent creatures—they are mesmerizing to observe and study. Some of octopi’s interesting features include the ability to change colors and blend in with surroundings,...
Creation, Convergence, and Crabs
A recent scientific study came out addressing the genetic flexibility of a group of invertebrates called the crustaceans (crabs, barnacles, shrimp, and lobsters). In the rock record, the lowest...
Solving the Mysterious Appearances of Duck-billed Dinosaurs
A new discovery of a duck-billed dinosaur was announced in southern Chile.1 And not only does this new dinosaur lack identifiable ancestors, it also has evolutionary scientists scrambling...
Insects Pollinated Earth's Earliest Flowering Plants
In Genesis 1 we read the land plants were created on Day 3 of the creation week, and living creatures were created on Days 5 and 6. This would include aquatic, flying, and terrestrial invertebrates...
Chasing Fireflies
Chasing and capturing fireflies is a simple joy of childhood. But for evolutionary entomologist Christopher Heckscher, that joy never left. He has been publishing papers on fireflies for almost 20 years...
Incredible Honey Bees and Their Nest Constructing Skills
It seems not a month goes by that more remarkable discoveries are made regarding the humble honey bee. They have been found capable of basic math, of navigating using spatial memory, of counting,...
Your Bones Talk
The human skeleton hanging in the classroom often gives the impression that bones are inanimate objects, only serving as a structural support for the body. However, in the last several decades, scientists...
Trilobite Demise
One of the more amazing animals of God’s creation was the trilobite. This strange-looking creature was an ocean bottom-dwelling animal that remains one of the best-known Cambrian fossils. Many...
The Cognitive Map: An Incredible Display of the Brain&r.,.
To be spatially capable creatures, humans need their brains to tell them 1) where things are in relation to themselves and 2) where everything is in relation to everything else—the so-called allocentric...
Another Sea Scorpion
There are few animals more nightmarish than an 8-foot sea scorpion. Although, they were not true scorpions, their fossils display a menacing and formidable creature. The discovery of a giant fossilized...
Sauron Inhabits the Amazon
“The Eye was rimmed with fire, but was itself glazed, yellow as a cat’s, watchful and intent, and the black slit of its pupil opened on a pit, a window into nothing,” J.R.R. Tolkien...
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Shark Jaws
Sharks are back in the news, and it’s in regard to their most formidable and fearsome structure—their jaws. Zoologists recently studied the lower jaws of a number of shark species along...
Physical Evidence Trumps Evolution Theory
One of the hallmarks of good science is to formulate a cogent theory based on the physical evidence. For example, if the physical evidence (e.g. a fossilized human footprint trail or a fossil human...
Solar System Symmetries
Most all school children can recite the planets in our solar system using memory devices such as: “My Very Easy Method Just Speeds Up Names” or “My Very Educated Mother Just Served...
Does Iron Toast Union Rescue Long Ages?
The puzzle persists after all these years. On the one hand, biochemists perform decay rate studies that show biochemicals cannot last a million years in the best of conditions. On the other hand, paleontologists...
Blinking Fish Transitioned to Land?
The mudskipper (Boleophthalmus caeruleomaculatus) of the order Perciformes, is a fascinating fish whose evolutionary origins are quite unknown. They supposedly ‘diverged’ from other bony...
''Prehistoric'' Reptile Designed to Swim
Locomotion in the human and animal world means the power to move from one place to another. Recently, evolutionists have published research regarding the alleged evolution of marine reptile locomotory...
Man: Created to Walk Upright
One of the many serious problems with “human evolution” is how, when, why, and where our alleged apelike ancestors decided to rise and walk upright as mankind does today.1 New...
Human Neurons with 'Tricks Up Their Sleeves'
Who isn’t curious, at some level at least, about how human brains process all the complicated inputs and outputs that our daily lives require? Neurobiologists take that curiosity to the top floor....
May 2023 ICR Wallpaper
"For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD will give grace and glory; No good thing will he withhold From those who walk uprightly." Psalm 84:11 (NKJV) ICR May 2023 wallpapers are...
A New Jellyfish
One of the more fascinating animals in God’s creation is the ubiquitous and strange jellyfish. They are members of the subphylum Medusozoa, making up a major portion of the phylum, Cnidaria....
Reminder: Saturn’s Rings Are Ephemeral and Young
Scientists recently demonstrated that infalling particles from Saturn’s rings are the most likely source of a previously unaccounted-for excess of ultraviolet radiation emitted from the planet’s...
The Moon: Formed in Just Hours?
Despite the moon’s apparently simple shape, uniformitarian scientists have long had great difficulty explaining how it could form by natural processes apart from a supernatural Creator. One Harvard...
Retina Design
There’s certainly nothing uncomplicated about the eye, simple1 or otherwise. Some of us remember learning about basic vision from high school biology. What we look at strikes the...
Sea Anemone Fossils
The strange and beautiful sea anemone is part of God’s incredible undersea fauna. These gelatinous wonders are members of the Cnidaria, which include an array of stinging cousins such as hydroids,...
Fossil Amphibian Footprints
All fossilized footprints are always interesting. There is much information that can be adduced from their imprints. Recently, paleontologists in South Africa discovered fossilized footprints of...
Darwin’s Fallen Arches
Natural stone arches are commonly made of sandstone or limestone and are found in coastal cliff areas that can be eroded by wave action. Other arches have also formed as artifacts of the receding phase...
April 2023 ICR Wallpaper
"If you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved." Romans 10:9 NKJV ICR April 2023 wallpapers are now available...
Ants, Flowers, and Time
The theory of evolution states that long ago, when flowering plants spread out from ancient forests, the ants followed, initiating the evolution of the many thousands of ant species found today. Evolutionists...
God's Protein Pump
Long ago, the Apostle Paul said in his letter to the church in Rome that God’s creation was not only seen, but clearly seen. In those days, there was obviously not the technology or equipment...
The Origin of Metabolism
Metabolism is the totality of chemical reactions that manage all of the molecular, material, and energy resources within an organism. Part of a creature’s metabolism would include, for example,...
Bumblebee University
Entomologists, biologists who study insects, continue to uncover amazing discoveries regarding the intellect of bees1,2 Now, biologists at Queen Mary University of London have “strong...
Giant Ants Buried in Receding Flood Rocks
Evolutionary scientists are baffled by a large ant fossil found in British Columbia, Canada. Known as Titanomyrma, this same ant had been found previously in Europe and in Wyoming in rocks claimed to...
Thalattosuchians…Extinct Crocodile Relatives?
The Thalattosuchia are an extinct group of marine crocodylomorphs (a group that includes the crocodiles) that allegedly transitioned from land to water during the Mesozoic Era, according to evolutionary...
The Star-Nosed Mole
The star-nosed mole (Condylura cristata) is a fascinating semi-aquatic mammal found in eastern Canada and the United States. Moles (placental mammals) are classified—along with hedgehogs and shrews—in...
The Hexagon: An Indication of Order and Design in Nature
In nature, noncoincidental patterns and geometry exist everywhere. But the number six appears to overshadow nature’s mathematical landscape. Whether in beehives, rock formations, or insect eyes,...
Neanderthal Crab Bake
The evolutionary science community said it perfectly in their headlines: “Proof that Neanderthals ate crabs is another 'nail in the coffin' for primitive cave dweller stereotypes.”1...
Our Sun, Finely Tuned for Life on Earth
Aside from appreciating the splendor of the sun during a beautiful sunrise or sunset, many rarely consider how special, necessary, and finely tuned our sun is to support life on Earth. Like the hub...
March 2023 ICR Wallpaper
"Sing to the Lord with thanksgiving; Sing praises on the harp to our God, Who covers the heavens with clouds, Who prepares rain for the earth, Who makes grass to grow on the mountains." Psalm...
Uniquely Human Eyes
Biologists have long noted that unlike most animals, humans have sclera—that white ring around the iris. In the ICR video Adam or Apes, I tried to explain that humans discern many unspoken messages...
Earliest Fossil Brain Is Still a Brain
Over a century ago, a fossil fish was extracted from an English coal mine. Evolutionists assigned an age of “319 million years” to the extinct bluegill-sized creature. Recently, using...
An Amazing Plant Defense
Although plants are not alive in the biblical sense,1 scientists continue to discover just how complex they are.2 It has been known for decades that plants have been designed...
Cliff Collapse Collapses 'Deep Time'
Recently, video footage captured the spectacular collapse of an estimated 11,000 tons (22 million pounds) of rock, as a section of England’s Broadchurch cliffs catastrophically collapsed. The...
Arctic Lemur-like Fossils Were Transported During Flood
Evolutionary scientists announced the discovery of primate fossils on Ellesmere Island, in one of the northernmost parts of Canada. The jaws and teeth of these lemur-like mammals were found in the Eocene...
Do People and Wild Apes Share a Common Language?
There are a host of scientific problems with evolution. One egregious difficulty is an untestable proposition that people (and primates) evolved from an unknown common ancestor from an unknown time...
February 2023 ICR Wallpaper
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Has Real Evolution Unfolded in Puerto Rican Lizards?
“We are watching evolution as it’s unfolding,” said an evolutionist at New York University. She was referring to “The Puerto Rican crested anole, a brown lizard with a bright...
Dubious Views on Octopus Evolution
The octopus is one of the most amazing animals in God’s creation.1 Now, A new paper in Genome Biology and Evolution indicates that a type of octopus appears to have evolved...
Microraptor Ate Mammals But Was Not a Dinosaur
The recent claim of a nearly half-inch mammal foot in the stomach of a ‘dinosaur’ is tainted by evolutionary dogma.1 The fossil foot of the mouse-sized mammal is real enough,...
Dr. John Morris Is at Home with His Lord
A memorial service for Dr. John Morris was held to celebrate his life on Friday, March 3, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. CST at First Baptist Dallas in the old sanctuary. The service can be viewed here on...
Webb Telescope Continues to Challenge Big Bang
Data obtained by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) continue to challenge expectations of Big Bang proponents.1,2 The JWST is designed to “see” in the infrared portion...
World's Oldest Meal
The Ediacara biota is a sporadic faunal (animal) stage containing unique soft-bodied fossil creatures in sandstone from the Ediacaran System dating “635-541 million years ago” according...
No Microbes on Mars
Mars is a lifeless world. But those holding to a naturalistic worldview continue to have hope—even faith—that the Red Planet was at one time thriving with life. Such a conviction is...
Flood Explains Grouping of Ichthyosaurs
The discovery of dozens of ichthyosaur fossils in Nevada was announced in the journal Current Biology.1 Seven 50-foot long ichthyosaurs of the species Shonisaurus were found in a single layer,...
Frog Stripe Evolution?
Color patterns in animals, whether vertebrates or invertebrates, are designed by the Creator for camouflage, warning, courtship, or, simply, for the aesthetic value. Evolutionists have recently...
The Importance of Context in Sound Biblical Interpretation
During World War II, fighter planes often returned from battle riddled with bullet holes. The Allies analyzed the litany of data and mapped the areas that were most commonly struck by enemy fire. In...
Bird Beaks: Modern and Ancient
Science is dynamic. What was considered incontrovertible for decades can be overturned with a simple discovery or more research. So it is with the never-ending problems with bird evolution. As creationists,...
Martian Lander Discovers ’Surprising’ Marti.,.
The InSight robotic lander found evidence in the interior of Mars for the existence of an active giant mantle plume, a large blob of molten rock that is rising, not unlike a wax blob in a 1970s-era...
January 2023 ICR Wallpaper
"But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint." Isaiah 40:31 NKJV ICR...
CET or Evolutionary Trick?
Did you know that about 50% of the oxygen in the air you breathe comes from plankton in our oceans? Specifically, microplankton is made up of tiny organisms that are a mixture of zooplankton (animals)...
Ice Age Footprints Step on Radiocarbon Results
Radiocarbon dating seems like solid science. It appeals as a kind of time machine, providing a clear peephole to peer into the past. However, a new debate over ancient human footprints from New Mexico...
Marine Invertebrate Antibiotic
Erythromycin is an antibiotic that has been prescribed to many of us that may have experienced skin or upper respiratory tract infections. It was discovered in 1949 in a soil sample from the Philippines....
Fossil Defies So-Called Brain Evolution
A recent amazing discovery in China's southern Yunnan province gives significant support to the creation model. Half-inch long invertebrate fossils of a sea creature were discovered that allegedly...
Yet Another Living Fossil Found
Evolutionary philosophy states the fossil record is a record of the gradual and slow evolution of life forms that all came from a single common ancestor impossibly long ago.1 Yet, the fossils...
Fuel for Variation
There’s a lot more variation in animal populations than what evolutionists thought. Investigation by an international research team and the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (Leibniz-IZW)...
Strange Mammal "Bends and Even Breaks a Lot of Rules" o.,.
Evolution theory has been challenged yet again, this time in regard to a unique mammal fossil discovered in East Africa, “A team of 14 international researchers...published the comprehensive description...
Did Our Middle Ear Evolve from Fish Gills?
A recent SciTechDaily article begins by saying, “Embryonic and fossil evidence proves that the human middle ear evolved from the spiracle of fishes”1 That’s quite a statement...
Cambrian Soft Tissue Defies Evolution
Paleontologists have discovered “early fossils [of] simple hollow tubes ranging from a few millimetres to many centimetres in length.”1 Furthermore, they have unearthed the animals...
Fruit Fly Jitters
Researchers working with fruit flies–the ubiquitous lab animal–have discovered the flies are able to undergo an amazing ocular process called microsaccades (involuntary microscopic jittering...
Prepare for the Big Non-Event!
In 1950 the famed Italian physicist Enrico Fermi asked his coworkers at the lunch table the simple metaphysical question in regard to possible aliens in the universe, “Where is everybody?”...
Move Toward the Enemy: Fighting for Truth in Science
Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause. —...
Evolving Mammals?
The evolution of mammals from non-mammals, like the evolution of all other animal groups, has been, and will always be, problematic. English paleontologist Michael Benton stated, “The origin of...
Butterfly Variation
Butterflies have made science news again, this time in regard to a master gene called WntA: “a combined team of researchers from Cornell University and The George Washington University, has characterized...
Massive Tsunamis Generated by the Flood, Not an Asteroid
Two separate studies claim massive tsunamis and earthquakes from an asteroid impact profoundly affected the rock record. One research team modeled a 1.5 km (1 mile) high water wave that propagated across...
Matthew Fontaine Maury: The Father of Oceanography
See above the first printed map of oceanic bathymetry, published by Matthew Fontaine Maury in Explanations with data from USS Dolphin (1836).1 In the heart of the Shenandoah Valley in...
Alleged 380-Million-Year-Old Fish Heart
A fossil fish heart, in remarkable condition, was found in Western Australia. It was embedded in a chunk of sedimentary rock dated by evolutionists to be 380 million years old. Co-author of the study,...
Breaking News: Humans Procreated With... Humans
Over a century ago, evolutionists taught that Neanderthals were sub-human brutes.1 But in the intervening decades, as more research and discoveries have been made, Neanderthals are believed...
Eroding Hillside Reveals Dinosaur Skin Pattern
Recently, a fossil believed to be a juvenile duck-billed dinosaur was found in a hillside in Dinosaur Provincial Park, Canada. The scientists discovered “two exposed fossils, a foot and part of a...
Do Land Plants Have Algal Relatives?
Evolutionists recently reported observations about a plant group called the Zygnematophyceae (a class of green algae). They claimed to know more about its alleged evolutionary history. This class of algae...
Scientific Debates Reveal Hidden Story Beneath Ape Fossil
In 2002, Professor Michel Brunet of the University of Poitiers, France, described a tiny fossil ape skull nicknamed Toumaï as an upright-walking human ancestor.1 This ancient skull and...
From Suffering to Glory: Romans 8:18-30
Why is there travail, sorrow, and ultimately death in this life? Why does God allow this to happen to His children? Per Romans 8:20, “for the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but...
Do Fish Skulls Show Evolution?
Fish never learned to walk. Regardless, an evolutionary paleontologist suggested an undocumented scenario of how fish gradually evolved into four-legged creatures (tetrapods) about 400 million years ago. In...
Remembering Raymond Damadian: Father of the MRI and Cre.,.
Have you ever faced a health crisis that called for an MRI? You can thank Dr. Raymond Damadian for the medical and scientific benefits of this cutting-edge technology. Dr. Damadian was an outstanding American...
"Stone Age" Surgery
The creation model states that humans were created by God about six thousand years ago—as opposed to evolution that says we came from apes over millions of years. If creation is true, then humans...
Do Bird Embryos Show Evidence of Evolving from Dinosaurs?
The majority of zoologists and vertebrate paleontologists believe that birds are actually flying dinosaurs. This even includes the world’s smallest bird, the bee hummingbird of Cuba. Some scientists...
Fresh Dinosaur Tracks Revive Rankling Mysteries
Droughts across north Texas dried the Paluxy River bed, famous for its dinosaur footprints. Ordinarily, the dinosaur tracks lie buried beneath water-covered mud, but dry conditions enabled workers to remove...
Upright Walking Ancestor?
In 2020, an interesting evaluation of human evolution was made by a Scientific American science writer.  The human saga, we now understand, is far more intricate than scholars of yore envisioned....
Mucin in the Mucous
Most readers would rather avoid the topic of mucous. It’s hardly a dinner-table subject! Regardless, our lives depend on this watery, mucilaginous material found in most creatures—vertebrate...
God's Gift of Speech
Evolution is so flexible! It can be fast1 or slow.2 It can go forward or backward.3 It can add or eliminate structures—such as the alleged loss of parts of our voice...
James Webb Telescope Data: Challenges for the Big Bang?
Astronomers are thrilled by the extraordinary images provided by the new James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)—but some of the data already contradict Big Bang expectations.1 The JWST...
Amazing Moth Compass
Most of us are familiar with the incredible ability of different animal groups to migrate (such as birds).1,2 But what about invertebrates? Recently, scientists discovered that a moth called...
Evolutionary Dinosaur Analysis Leads to Bizarre Conclusion
A new dinosaur discovery in Rio Negro Province in central Argentina resulted in a very peculiar assertion.1 A bipedal dinosaur (walked on two legs) named Jakapil kaniukura was unearthed in upper...
Scientists Reach for Evolution's Replacement
Most people say that evolution is true, so why do a growing number of scientists doubt it? These skeptics don’t question evolution’s premise that nature alone is somehow responsible for crafting...
The Passive Stealth Wing of the Moth
We appreciate the beautiful butterfly, but not so much the pesky moth. However, the wing structure of both creatures is amazing, “The wings of moths and butterflies are densely covered in scales...
The Incredible Canine Sniffer
As any dog owner will tell you, the smelling ability of Rover is incredible.1 Surprisingly, however, “little is known about the structure of their olfactory [smelling] system.”2...
Claims of 'Freshwater' Plesiosaurs Drowned by the Flood
A new discovery in Morocco’s Saharan Desert has evolutionary scientists making claims that plesiosaurs lived in freshwater too.1 Usually thought of as marine reptiles, plesiosaurs have...
Brainy Paper Wasps
Wasps (Family Vespidae) have a bad rap, but their benefits actually outweigh their painful sting—although many would disagree! What is the function of these creatures? To begin with, they’re...
Fossil Footprints Fit Flood Ice-Age Model
Anthropologists Thomas Urban (Cornell University) and Daron Duke (Far Western Anthropological Research Group) recently found preserved human footprints on an Air Force testing range located on the salt...
Deep-Sea Lobster Microbiome
Research continues regarding complex and amazing microbiomes found on or within a variety of creatures.1 The microbiome is a microbial community occupying a specific habitat, such as bacteria...
"Massively Exciting" Fossil Find
Now this is exciting: “Geologists have found the fossil of the earliest known animal predator. The 560-million-year-old specimen is the first of its kind, but it is related to a group of animals...
Copulation Didn't Kill the Frogs, the Flood Did
Evolutionary scientists recently studied 168 frog fossils from central Germany, concluding that the frogs all drowned while aggressively mating. They claim to have arrived at this preposterous assertion...
Be Not Deceived: Spiritually Train to Overcome Secular .,.
Thorough instruction and discipline are the hallmark qualities of a strong military training program. Well-trained soldiers can think on their feet, adapt to their environment, and make sound choices for...
CET Model in Plants Is Clearly Seen
Plant scientists have known for decades that plants aren’t just static entities. The half-million or more species of plants in the world display incredible design features and complex interactions...
Half-Billion-Year-Old Fossil Brains?
Once again, a recent and remarkable fossil discovery has been made challenging evolutionary theory. A strange arthropod (i.e. a radiodont) has been found in the Cambrian strata of the geologic column. Evolutionists...
Stars Defy Big Bang
Recent measurements by astronomers at the University of Cologne (Germany) and Masaryk University (Brno, or the Czech Republic) have shown that a fast-moving star orbits the heart of our Milky Way galaxy...
A Beautiful, Extinct Bird
In 2021, a fossil of an evidently beautiful bird the size of a bluejay was unearthed from sedimentary deposits in northeastern China. The bird—named Yuanchuavis—had a unique combination of...
Speciation of Bears, Birds, and Bacteria is not Evolution
Speciation may be defined as the separation of populations of animals or plants that resemble one another closely and originally able to interbreed—into independent populations with genetic differences,...
'Prehistoric' Paddlefish?
Evolutionists consider the freshwater paddlefish (Polyodon spathula) of the class Actinopterygii to be a prehistoric creature, a primitive bony fish “50 million years” older than the dinosaurs—making...
Anthropologist Wows Scientists
Jeremy DeSilva of Dartmouth College gave an evening presentation at the end of this year’s week-long American Society of Mass Spectrometry conference. As a human fossil expert, DeSilva’s lecture...
Roe v. Wade Overturned
On Friday, June 24, 2022, the United States Supreme Court, in a 5-4 vote, overruled its 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that purported to recognize a constitutional right to abortion.1,2 At ICR, we...
Plesiosaurs: Designed for Swimming in the Beginning
Plesiosaurs (“near lizards”) were an amazing group of aquatic reptiles. Their clear design includes unique flippers and streamlined bodies with long necks. Evolutionists maintain many millions...
Imaginary Dinosaur Science Runs Wild in Jurassic World:.,.
Wild imagination abounds in the new Jurassic World: Dominion movie. Even a fully-feathered dinosaur is shown swimming below the ice at one point. But this is similar to the outlandish ideas published in...
Giraffe Neck Evolution?
“How the giraffe's long neck evolved has long been an evolutionary mystery” said a recent article.1 For many decades it was thought by evolutionists (i.e. Darwin) that the impetus...
A Shocking Case for Creation
Scientific investigation and research continue to reveal the Hand of the Creator. In this case, it is the remarkable electric fish (ray-finned fish, or knifefish belonging to the order Anguilliformes)....
The Sweet Smell of Creation
Olfaction is detecting odors by means of smell and is rapidly becoming a field of fascinating discoveries. The human nose is designed to detect a trillion smells,1 which is significantly more...
New Fossil Dolphin Species Discovered
Who doesn’t like to watch the antics of the friendly dolphin? They are classified as Cetaceans (which also includes the porpoise and the whale). Creationists maintain cetaceans have always been cetaceans...
Aerial Engineering and Physics of the Dragonfly
Dragonflies (order Odonata) are perhaps one of the most studied and appreciated insects in the world today. Like the hummingbird, the dragonfly is a master in the art of flight. New research has only increased...
Seafloor Spreading Matches Creation Predictions
Evolutionary scientists recently determined that seafloor spreading has been slowing down.1 And they are not exactly sure of the reason. However, this is no surprise to Flood geologists. It’s...
Remembering Patti Morse
But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the...
Fossil Insect Predation Shows No Evidence of Evolution
Some recent science news stories have come out describing fossils of insects feeding on plants supposedly many “millions of years ago.” What is amazing is the fossil plants and insects are...
Adaptive Genetic and Epigenetic Changes in Plants
Being sedentary organisms, plants are essentially stuck where they are planted and need to dynamically adapt to the conditions around them to not only survive but thrive. They do this by constantly detecting...
Dr. Tim Clarey Awarded Adjunct Professor of the Year
Congratulations to ICR Research Scientist and geologist Dr. Tim Clarey! He received the Adjunct Professor of the Year award from King’s University, an “accredited, Spirit-empowered, evangelical...
Mars Rover Records Dramatic Solar Eclipse
NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover has filmed the Martian satellite (or moon) Phobos eclipsing the sun, and this short but impressive video may be viewed online.1,2 During the eclipse, Phobos...
Inside May-June 2022 Acts & Facts
How can Christians stand up to scientific elitism? What does the plant fossil record in Iceland tell us about the global Flood? Does a new bacterium prove evolution? What is our responsibility to those...
Resurrecting "Ancient" Enzymes?
The most abundant protein on Earth is probably an enzyme (biological catalyst) called RuBisCO (or Rubisco) designed by the Creator to function in photosynthesis.1 Specifically, Rubisco combines...
New RNA Viruses Discovered in Ocean Water Samples
An international team of scientists onboard the schooner Tara is conducting an ongoing oceanic global study. The research is part of the Tara Oceans Consortium and has identified 5,500 new RNA virus species...
Imago Dei: Man’s Designed Role as Image-Bearer
On days one through five of the creation week, God developed and populated the originally empty (“without form and void”1) earth introduced in Genesis 1:2. He did so with great precision...
"Adaptive Tracking" in Seasonal Fruit Fly Pop.,.
Contrary to Darwinian theory, creatures are not molded by the environment, but rather they actively sense the environment and adapt accordingly. They continuously track their environmental surroundings...
Does Creationism Lead to Racism?
A newly published psychology paper strongly suggests that disbelief in human evolution leads to racism.1,2 As summarized by a popular-level science article, A disbelief in human evolution...
Completion of Human Genome Reveals Anti-Evolutionary Su.,.
Most people would be surprised to know that, until recently, the human genome was not entirely sequenced where all the DNA letters it contains are deciphered. With the use of new DNA sequencing technologies,...
Hubble Photographs "Most Distant Star"
Since its launch 32 years ago, the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has taken incredible pictures of the universe. Recently, with the aid of a phenomenon called gravitational lensing, the Hubble took a...
No Sign of Beetle Evolution
The world is alive with beetles! A 2022 study by 17 biologists states, “Beetles constitute the most biodiverse animal order with over 380 000 described species and possibly several million more...
Cambrian Explosion Explained by the Flood
Conventional geologists are still baffled by the Cambrian Explosion. Some try to deny that it was sudden,1 but most admit that Cambrian rocks record the sudden appearance of fossils from nearly...
NASA Announces: 5000 Exoplanets Discovered
Evolutionary scientists would like nothing better than to find life (in any form) outside Earth. But so far this has been lacking. The pages of the book on astrobiology (the study of life in the universe)...
A Strange and Mysterious Hypercarnivore Discovered
In 1988 a fossil jaw was discovered by paleontologists in San Diego County, California. Decades later the scientists determined it belonged to a relatively unknown carnivore species of the machaeroidines...
Intense Ice Age Volcanism Fits Biblical Model
Evidence continues to accumulate that the Genesis Flood caused an ice age lasting hundreds of years.1 Creation scientists maintain there are two significant climate factors needed for an...
Oxygen-Based Adaptive Engineering in Blind Cavefish
A wide array of fish, amphibians, and arthropods have successfully colonized cave environments. In their cave adaptation, these creatures display complex systems of morphological, physiological, and behavioral...
General Revelation: "So That They Are Without Excu.,.
The noble and lifelong pursuit of Christians throughout Christendom is the quest to know God as He truly is. Because God is infinite, He cannot be fully understood by finite creatures, so it is requisite...
More Unique Human Genes Defy Evolution Narrative
Researchers recently scanned a region of the smallest human chromosome and found three previously undiscovered families of genes that are uniquely human and completely absent from apes.1 This...
Deep-Sea Volcano Gives Glimpse of Flood Eruptions
A team of scientists from Australia and the USA recently studied the ejecta from a subsea volcano, gaining new insights into how magma can explode to the surface from deep underwater.1 This...
Parasites Actively Adapt to their Environments
Although we see much beauty in God’s creation, we cannot help but see Earth as a perfect world gone wrong. Conditions such as cancer, COVID, and carnivores reminds us this world has been cursed due...
What's So Sad About This Dino's Disease?
Scientists described the first evidence of a possible respiratory illness in a fossil. The common soil fungus Aspergillis can infect birds and reptiles today. The resulting disease, also called aspergillosis,...
Inside March-April 2022 Acts & Facts
Why is it vital for us to demonstrate Christian courage? How does the N-Q boundary provide evidence supporting Dr. Henry Morris’ prediction for the Genesis Flood? Did actual encounters with supposedly...
Out-of-Africa Theory Contradicted by Israeli Fossil
The standard evolutionary theory is that humans evolved from a chimp-like ancestor about 3 to 6 million years then migrated out of Africa about 100,000 to 200,000 years ago. However, anomalous fossils...
"Simple Yet Elegant" Design in Fruit Flies
Graduate student Shiuan-Tze Wu led a study of some ingenious organization into the odor-sensing cells of fruit flies. He and his collaborators at the La Jolla campus of UC San Diego found that the odor-detector...
Bronze Age Tsunami Reminiscent of the Flood
Evolutionary scientists discovered an ancient tsunami victim and a dog skeleton at ÇeÅŸme-BaÄŸlararası, a settlement on the coast of Turkey.1 The researchers also found numerous...
Family Stories Told by Ancient DNA
A group of scientists—including archaeologists from Newcastle University, UK, and geneticists from the University of the Basque Country, University of Vienna, and Harvard University1,2—unearthed...
The Tonga Volcano Eruption and the Ice Age
On January 15, 2022, an underwater volcano in the Pacific Ocean’s Kingdom of Tonga erupted with the energy of hundreds of Hiroshima-size atom bombs.1 Both the resulting column of ash and...
Squirrel Gut Microbes and Hibernation
It seems not a week goes by that zoologists find yet another function of the designed microbiome. Although it is difficult to define, the total collection of microscopic flora on the individual and...
Oldest Fossil Flower Bud and Branch Discovered
Flowers are as beautiful as they are complex. Flowers (Anthophyta) are designed with a receptacle (axis) upon which are found the carpel (ovary, style stigma) and stamen (filament and anther). The petals...
Bacterial Complexity
Yet another layer of complexity has been added to the lowly bacterial cell. It has been discovered they can undergo genetic silencing to guard themselves from mutations. A researcher stated this finding...
Random Mutations Debunked by Secular Scientists
A fundamental axiom of evolutionary theory is the alleged random appearance of mutations in the DNA of an organism. This supposedly creates novel genetic variation for the mystical agent called natural...
Bat Echolocation Defies Evolutionary Explanations
Bats are the only flying mammals. What was their origin? According to evolutionists, The 50-million-year-old bat specimens are already recognizable as bats, so where did they come from? When, where,...
Welsh Dinosaur Tracks Found in Flood Rocks
A group of evolutionary scientists from the United Kingdom and France recently unearthed a large track-bearing surface in southern Wales.1 They speculate that these prints are from a bipedal...
Remembering Dr. Kevin Anderson
Dr. Kevin Anderson went to be with the Lord on January 16, 2022. He served the people of the Lord’s Kingdom with a lifetime of good scientific research. He earned a Ph.D. in Microbiology from...
"Ancient" Fish Brain Evidence of Evolution?
A recent secular news article confidently asserts that a fish fossil discovered in 1995 “is an ancestor of the first land animals or four-limbed vertebrate tetrapods.”1 The Flinders...
The Role and Realm of Science
In society today, “science” often takes center stage as a significant influencer on policy decisions and public opinion. Climate change, pandemic response, and people’s conception of...
FOX News Discusses Creation, Evolution, and Adam
FOX News recently ran internet and television coverage discussing the creation/evolution controversy. Specifically, they discussed Adam’s place in history (if any) and the nature of the six days...
Evidence Supports Post-Flood Wet Climate for Egypt
Evolutionary scientists found evidence that the Sahara Desert was green and fertile at the end of the Ice Age, allowing people to live hundreds of miles west of the Nile River.1 These findings...
ICR Announces New Logo
After 52 years of fruitful ministry, the Institute for Creation Research is renewing its commitment to rigorous scientific research that affirms the truth of Scripture. As a staff, we’re delighted...
Inside January-February 2022 Acts & Facts
How can we use the Bible to guide scientific research? Why is counting ice core layers an insufficient way to determine Earth’s age? How does ICR’s Flood model explain the origin of Crater...
Pterosaur Contours Look Engineered
Flying reptiles once flew through ancient skies. Most of our knowledge of these fascinating animals, called pterosaurs, comes from their fossils. But how well-suited were they for flight? Details from...
Flood Evidence Clearly Seen by Geologist
One evolutionary geologist sees the evidence of massive and prolonged water flow across the American West. He admits that current explanations have not identified any source for the water, and he’s...
Geology's "Holy Grail" Still Unresolved
Evolutionary scientists are still trying to explain the origin of Earth’s continents. Some have even called this mystery the “holy grail” of geology.1 But rather than explaining...
Spider Silk Secrets Stun Scientists
Two separate spider research projects published remarkable results, both in the journal Current Biology. These spiders’ specific features show their miniature skills, and cause us to marvel at their...
A Four-Legged Snake?
In 2021, paleontologist Michael Caldwell of the University of Alberta in Canada stated, “There are many evolutionary questions that could be answered by finding a four-legged snake fossil, but only...
Don Rohrer, Icon of ICR, Passes
An icon of ICR during the early years was Chief Financial Officer Don Rohrer who was recently ushered into Glory. I first met Don in 1995 while applying to be an ICR speaker and scientist. With a big...
Longtime Creation Advocate and ICR Friend Passes
Dr. David Menton, biologist, award-winning professor, and respected creation scientist, went home to be with the Lord this Saturday morning.1 Dr. Menton’s expert knowledge of anatomy enabled...
New Exoplanet's Year Is Just 16 Hours
A team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) used NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) to discover a gas giant in another solar system. The planet holds a new record...
New Evidence of Flood in Grand Canyon
The Coconino Sandstone, famously exposed near the top of Grand Canyon’s splendid sedimentary layers, remains a controversial rock. Two counterclaims vie for its origin. If wind formed the Coconino’s...
Supersaurus-Sized Dinosaur No Match for the Flood
Scientists are still trying to out-do each another by finding the biggest dinosaur. Brian Curtice, from the Arizona Museum of Natural History, recently threw his name in the hat with a new analysis of...
Inside December 2021 Acts & Facts
How can we understand Christ’s role as our mediator from a scientific perspective? Why was ICR's first dinosaur excavation significant for creation science? How do oceans point to a young...
Spiders Have Built-In Algorithm to Construct Webs
One of the many mysteries of biology is how a creature like a web-weaving spider with a tiny brain is able to systematically construct an elaborate web with amazing elegance, complexity, and exacting geometric...
Earth's Atmosphere Is Vital to Life
There are countless interconnected, precise, and non-coincidental features of Earth that directly contribute to our planet’s ability to sustain life. One such phenomenon is that of Earth’s...
Did Dinosaur Herd Behavior Evolve?
It is hard to identify the behavior of creatures just from their fossils. An international team of paleontologists tried just that on a big group of dinosaur fossils from Argentina. Their Mussaurus specimens...
New Ice Core Expected to Contain Creation Evidence
Three long ice cores have been drilled and extracted from the East Antarctic ice sheet: the EPICA Dome C, Vostok, and Dome Fuji cores. Secular scientists have assigned ages to the bottoms of these cores:...
Tree Rings Corroborate Vinland Viking Sagas
After Leif Eiriksson’s original voyage to North American shores, the Greenland Vikings remained in “Vinland the Good” for a time—but for how long? A couple of decades, at least,...
Flood Explains Mysterious Crab in Amber
A team of evolutionary scientists from the U.S., China, and Canada recently found a complete tiny crab in amber.1 Publishing in Science Advances, the team determined that the specimen was a...
To Study Human Brains, Evolutionists Studied...Ants
The book of Proverbs states, “Go to the ant, you sluggard! Consider her ways and be wise” (6:6). Evolutionists went to the ant, not to learn of her God-given ability to gather and store provisions,...
Open Ocean Dragonfly Migration Boggles the Mind
Animal migrations occur all over the earth among many types of creatures, with some winged creatures (birds and insects) making the most extreme and lengthy ones. Among insects, the globe skimmer dragonfly...
Inside November 2021 Acts & Facts
Why do scientists discover similarities between human-engineered systems and creature adaptation? How does the Genesis Flood explain the Ice Age? How is biblical creation the best scientific explanation...
African Forest Evidence Fits Flood Ice Age Model
Scientists have found genetic evidence suggesting that legume trees emerged from separate African tree populations during the Ice Age.1 This conclusion is consistent with the creation model...
Did the Earth Tilt During the Flood?
Evolutionary scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing and several universities in the United States, Italy, and Japan have recently claimed the Earth’s axis tilted about 12 degrees...
ICR's New In-Depth Science Book: Chimps and Humans
Evolutionists frequently claim that human and chimp DNA are over 98% similar. They need this percentage to support their hypothesis that humans and chimps shared a common ancestor three to six million...
Fossil Chromatin Looks Young
What are the odds that a buried animal would still have intact DNA after 125 million years? Researchers publishing in the journal Communications Biology said exactly that.1 But it’s what...
Inside October 2021 Acts & Facts
How is the Lord’s handiwork on display at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park? Does the universe look old? What can we learn about science and logic from Trinidad spider behavior? And what is...
Two-Volume Series: Restoring the Truth about Origins
The subject of origins continues to attract interest from the public and the scientific establishment. Understanding our origins informs us of who we are in the greater scheme of things: beloved creatures...
Saturn’s Moons Continue to Challenge Secular Theorists
A recent article in Sky & Telescope magazine explains why secular theorists have difficulty agreeing on the ages of Saturn’s moons.1 In the process, the article provides a reminder...
Support Creation Ministry in Texas and Beyond
ICR scientists and support staff recently completed a two-week science expedition through the Great Plains and western mountain states to conduct scientific research and produce two documentaries. And...
Great Unconformity Best Solved by Global Flood
The Great Unconformity is one of the most baffling mysteries in the geological sciences.1 It is marked by a massive surface of erosion that appears all over the world at about the same time....
ICR’s 2021 Science Expedition Update–Dinos.,.
A team of 11 people from the Institute for Creation Research is currently traveling on a multistate science expedition to dig up fossils, conduct field research, and capture footage on location for two...
ICR’s 2021 Science Expedition Update
A team of 11 people from the Institute for Creation Research is currently traveling on a multistate science expedition to dig up fossils, conduct field research, and capture footage on location for two...
ICR’s 2021 Science Expedition Begins!
The Institute for Creation Research launched its 2021 multistate science expedition last week as a nine-member team left the ICR headquarters in Dallas, Texas, and headed to western Kansas, joined on...
Inside September 2021 Acts & Facts
Why does ICR focus on scientific research? How could paleontologists mistake a lizard fossil for a dinosaur? Is animal death before the Fall theologically or scientifically sound? How should you respond...
ICR Contributes to 2021 Creation Research Society Meeting
About 150 people attended the 2021 Creation Research Society Meeting (July 23-24), roughly double the number of attendees at the first meeting in 2009.1 With the exception of the Creation Science...
Does Ganymede Look Young?
On June 7, 2021, NASA’s Juno spacecraft flew closer to Jupiter’s moon Ganymede than any spacecraft had ever before. Ganymede is the largest moon in the Solar System—a body larger than...
Seed Water Sensor Confirms CET Design Model
The sprouting of a seed is crucial to not only the beginning of a plant’s life, but all life on earth. Despite this fundamental process of importance to plant biology, scientists are baffled over...
Venus Likely Geologically Active
In June 2021, researchers used radar images from the Magellan spacecraft to show that crustal blocks on the Venusian surface jostle against one another like blocks of pack ice on a lake.1 This...
North Pole Dinosaurs Point to the Flood
Eight species of dinosaurs were recently unearthed in the Prince Creek Formation of northern Alaska.1 The latest discovery, published in Current Biology, claims the bones were near the North...
DNA in Sheep and Dinosaurs
About 1,600 years ago, salt miners in Iran apparently left their lamb lunch down the shaft. Their loss became scientists' gain. The now-mummified sheep carcass suggests that salt helps preserve sheepskin...
Inside August 2021 Acts & Facts
Can a merciful God create parasites? How do diamonds confirm biblical history? Why won't the gospel die? And why is consensus thinking anti-science? Discover the answers to these questions and more...
Latest DNA Tech Still Light-Years Behind
Let’s say you recorded a library of books onto DNA. Hundreds of books could fit on your fingertip, but how would you find the one book you wanted? As it stands, digital data occupy hard drives...
Giant Rhinos Are Still Rhinos
Fossils from two giant rhinos dated by evolutionists to be “22 million years old” in the evolutionary timetable have been discovered in China.1 They were much larger than today’s...
Diverse Devonian Plant Assemblage from Early Flood
Scientists recently discovered a diverse assemblage of fossils in South Africa claimed to be some of the earliest land plants.1 Known as seedless vascular plants, the fossils were determined...
ICR Hosts Christian Educators Conference
As creation scientists continue to demonstrate that biblical creation makes far better sense of scientific data than evolutionary theory does, there is a great need for others to share this information...
Inside July 2021 Acts & Facts
Were dragons real creatures? How balanced was our universe 6,000 years ago? Why is Acadia National Park significant for biblical creation? Can scientists replace God with nothing? Discover the answers...
Celebrate Independence Day at the ICR Discovery Center
Celebrate Independence Day at the ICR Discovery Center! Bring your family and friends on Saturday, July 3, or Monday, July 5.* Enjoy special activities, hear from ICR scientists, explore creation science...
Honeybee Design Saves Energy
Biomimicry is the making of systems or materials that are modeled after flora or fauna found in God’s creation (e.g. the artificial fabric Velcro is modeled after burrs). Scientists have uncovered...
Innate Speed-of-Sound Engineering Revealed in Bats
Bats have the amazing ability to accurately and consistently detect the speed of sound.1 This enables them to employ a complex system of echolocation in the dark of night to find food in mid-flight...
Unlocking the Mysteries of Genesis Conference Coming to.,.
Are you looking for real answers to the tough questions of faith and science? Come to the Unlocking the Mysteries of Genesis Conference on June 26 at Lincoln Christian School in Lincoln, Nebraska. ICR...
Inside June 2021 Acts & Facts
How do the Everglades illustrate Bible-affirming biology? Why do marine sponges inspire engineers? What can we learn about God’s providence from sea otters and seaweed? How do Permian fossils...
Two Excuses for Human Evolution Confusion
Public school textbooks assert that apes and humans emerged from an ape-like animal, whereas Genesis 1 says that God created humans and the different animal kinds right from the start. What difficulties...
Life Is More Than Biomolecules
In order to have evolution, you must first have life. Both sides of the evolution-creation debate agree that the chance of all the correct biomolecules coming together by chance to form even the simplest...
Mutation, Design & Randomness
Article highlights: • A genetic mutation is a change—most are bad and some are good. • Evolutionists claim that good mutations come from random processes. • Genetic mutations...
Ireland’s First Dinosaur Bones Found in Flood Rocks
Ireland finally has some dinosaur fossils of its own.1 The ground-breaking discovery came as a bit of a surprise, however, as the bones were found in marine rocks! This has left secular scientists...
Control Loops in Humans and Nature
Ever had a blood test? Along with a value measured, there are also the normal max/min limits for that value. This implies that the body normally controls that quantity between those limits. How does it...
Creation and Climate Science with Dr. Jake Hebert
ICR physicist Dr. Jake Hebert* recently made a guest appearance on Good Heavens! A Podcast About the Universe with Wayne and Dan. Dr. Hebert presented his perspective on climate science, its relevance...
Inside May 2021 Acts & Facts
How should Christians respond when authorities are in conflict with God’s Word? Can we trust scientific measurements and reports about fossil discoveries? Why is the Bible powerful evidence for...
Can Asteroids Select Life?
A recent study published in Science claims that an asteroid caused new forms of plants to evolve.1-3 But can an asteroid really be responsible for selecting new forms of life? Mónica...
Greenland: Ice-Free Not That Long Ago
Preserved leaves and twigs in a tube of soil show Greenland was largely ice-free in the relatively recent past.1 This discovery has important implications both for the ages that uniformitarian...
Extra-biblical Flood Legends
“Creation stands or falls on the Genesis Flood,” stated a creation geologist years ago. The fact of the Flood covering all the earth is undeniable. As described in Genesis 7, 19 And the...
Human Genome 20th Anniversary…Junk DNA Hits the Trash
The first rough drafts of the human genome were reported in 2001 (one in the private sector and one in the public sector).1-2 Since then, after 20 years of intensive globally conducted research,...
Bacterial Proteins Use Quantum Mechanics
Researchers have found a dimmer switch inside a protein. It tunes the protein’s configuration to take advantage of quantum mechanics during photosynthesis. Two parallels with human engineering leave...
Dr. Bill Cooper, ICR’s Adjunct Professor, Now in Glory
Earlier last month on March the 9th, Dr. William R. Cooper, ICR’s Master Faculty (known to ICR-SOBA’s faculty as “Dr. Bill” since 2009), left this temporal world to join the Lord...
Inside April 2021 Acts & Facts
How will ICR expand biblical creation education this year? How do fossilized fish and land creatures confirm Genesis history? Does recent research support human evolution? What lessons can Christians...
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