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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 Çeşme-Bağlararası, a settlement on the coast of Turkey.1 The researchers also found numerous marine...
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–Dinosaur Fossils
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...
Flood Solves Mystery of Amazon Sea
In the past 15 years, it’s been determined that a vast ocean once covered the western Amazon drainage basin.1 However, studies of the Miocene fossils reveal a conflicting story.1...
Human High-Altitude Habitation Reveals Adaptive Design
Humans have the remarkable ability to inhabit high altitudes where living conditions are especially harsh and challenging. A new study in Genome Biology and Evolution has shown that specifically directed...
The Pope, the Flood, and Global Warming
In a new book, Pope Francis warns that a “great flood” could result if civilization fails to stop global warming, and he draws an analogy between future sea level rise and Noah’s Flood....
Mammoth DNA: The Oldest Ever Found?
Scientists have sequenced small amounts of DNA from the teeth of two Siberian mammoths said to have lived more than a million years ago.1,2 The discovery has set an official record for the oldest...
Big Fish Fossil Recalls Big Flop
One of the most famous living fossils is back in the news. The coelacanth is an endangered deep-sea fish. Its fins fit to unique, wrist-like bones, and unique bony plates envelop what scientists call its...
Destruction of Plants Fits Flood Narrative
A recent study has found that the destruction of plants preceded the destruction of many forms of animal life in the rock record.1 This is exactly what was predicted in ICR’s Flood model.2 According...
No Evidence T. rex Hatchlings Had Feathers
The recent discovery of a tiny tyrannosaur jaw bone fragment and a claw has some scientists again pushing dinosaurs as birds.1 But is there any evidence that T. rex had feathers, as so often...
Inside March 2021 Acts & Facts
Why does ICR uphold the clarity of Scripture? How do we know that canyons were formed by the Genesis Flood? How do fossilized fish confirm biblical creation? Do we see complex design in mosquito eggs?...
Are Creationists Conspiracy Theorists?
Paul Braterman, emeritus professor of chemistry at the University of Glasgow, recently claimed online that creationism “meets all the criteria” for a “conspiracy theory.” He says...
How Algae Do Fine When Tossed at Sea
How would you do if someone spun you around every few seconds all day long? Marine algae repeatedly get tossed about in coastal surf, and they cope quite well. Researchers want to find out how. The latest...
Butterfly Wing Design Repudiates Evolution
The takeoff and flight of butterflies has long been derided by evolutionists as being an unstable and inefficient product of evolution. However, a new study has shown that the spectacular complexity and...
Reconciling Two Different Calculations of the Hubble Co.,.
An interesting article1 on physics.org caught my attention. Its title is “Solved: The Mystery of the Expansion of the Universe.” But this can be misleading. The material covered...
Reminder: Saturn’s Moon Titan Really Looks Young
Scientists led by Valerio Poggiali of Cornell University’s Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Science have used Cassini spacecraft data to learn a little more about Saturn’s largest moon...
Is Newfound Dinosaur Fossil the Biggest Ever?
Whether dealing with athletes, sports teams, skyscrapers, or animals, we always want to know who or what takes the top spot. Researchers just published details about a new candidate for the biggest-ever...
Inside February 2021 Acts & Facts
What is the mission of the Institute for Creation Research? What legacy did Dr. Henry M. Morris III leave behind? How will our Ice Age model impact the future of creation research? How does Arches National...
Change in Plant Fossils at K-Pg Fits Flood Model
A new study published in Paleobiology has found that many plant species changed dramatically at the K-Pg (Cretaceous-Paleogene) boundary in Argentina.1 Although secular scientists insist this...
RNA Ties and Unties Itself
There are two types of nucleic acids (genetic molecules): DNA and RNA. DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is a large linear molecule designed to store genetic information in all cells. RNA (ribonucleic acid)...
Does Oddball Platypus Genome Reveal Its Origins?
How in the world did a creature as odd as the duck-billed platypus originate? This creature lays eggs like a reptile, has venom like a reptile, spurs like a chicken, excretes milk from belly patches to...
Is Evolution ‘Fake Science’?
The organization BioLogos, which advocates that Christians accept secular evolutionary claims, recently published an online essay entitled “How to Spot Fake Science.”1 The not-too-subtle...
Cambrian Explosion Alive and Well
A new editorial in GSA Today is claiming that secular scientists should cease using the term “Cambrian Explosion.”1 It’s not for any particularly revealing scientific discovery...
Abraham Ate Bananas?
Since the word banana does not occur in Scripture, any evidence of bananas in ancient Middle Eastern diets would have to come from the ground. New research found just that, and the details unwittingly...
3-D Human Genome Radically Different from Chimp
All plant and animal genomes studied so far exhibit complex and distinct three-dimensional (3-D) structures in their chromosome configurations depending on the type of cell (e.g., heart, liver, brain,...
Amazonian Artwork and the Post-Flood Ice Age
An extensive series of South American Ice Age artwork may be of interest to biblical creationists. In 2017 and 2018, scientists discovered a nearly eight-mile-long series of Ice Age rock paintings in the...
Inside January 2021 Acts & Facts
How is ICR winning science and scientists back to Christ? What is the significance of fossil bone collagen discoveries? Did pterosaurs have feathers? How does Grand Canyon confirm the global Flood of...
Hyperbaric Research and the Pre-Flood Atmosphere
Creationists have long speculated about the earth’s environment prior to the global Flood—conditions which may have contributed to the long human life spans recorded in the Biblical record...
Plate Beneath China Verifies Rapid Subduction
Scientists have identified a large slab of cold oceanic lithosphere1 dipping far beneath China.2 The newly imaged plate is presumably a leftover piece of ocean that was consumed as...
Cretaceous Bird Beak Pecks Holes in Evolution
Rock layers in China have yielded yet another strange bird. Two features in its partial skull—the only parts found—make it both a unique discovery and a challenge to nature-only origins stories. First,...
Rare 'Christmas Star' Conjunction
On December 21 about an hour before sunset, the planets Jupiter and Saturn will appear very close together low in the western sky in a celestial event called a conjunction.1 In fact, the two...
Babies Are Born Ready to Read
Dogs don’t read the words on a page. Neither did Coco, the famous gorilla that learned to communicate using simple hand signs. So what affords humans the unique ability to read and write, and why...
How Octopus Tentacles Find Crab Dinners
Sever an arm from an octopus, and like an underwater zombie it’ll keep groping its surroundings. Even without a brain, its suckers still detect and grab crabs in lab experiments. Now Harvard researchers...
Sahelanthropus Femur Likely Makes It a Chimp
Nearly 20 years ago, a team of anthropologists presented the finding of a fossil skull that was very chimp-like in many respects.1 However, the skull had several unusual features that led to...
Flood Buried Dinosaurs with a Bang
Scientists from the University of Bath have found that dinosaurs were thriving up to the end of the Cretaceous.1 This discovery conflicts with earlier claims that dinosaurs were declining in...
Greenland Lakebed Fits Flood Narrative
Scientists from the Lamont-Doherty Observatory discovered an enormous ancient lakebed beneath the ice on Greenland.1 Although scientists have found other lakes beneath the ice in Greenland...
Inside December 2020 Acts & Facts
What is ICR’s mission? Why are volunteers vital to our ministry? How do you prepare for creation ministry? What legacy does Dr. Henry M. Morris III leave behind as he retires from ICR leadership?...
Thanks for Everything
“Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.” (Ephesians 5:20) Being thankful for everything that happens in his or her life to a Christian...
Even Sherlock Holmes Can’t Explain African Dinosaurs
A new species of duck-billed dinosaur, Ajnabia odysseus, was recently unearthed in North Africa.1 This is the first hadrosaur-type dinosaur ever discovered on the continent of Africa, and it...
Glow-in-the-Dark Platypuses Illuminate the Creator
The platypus is perhaps the most evolution-defying creature on Earth. It’s not enough that it’s a mammal that lays eggs, has a bill like a duck, tail like a beaver, dense fur like an otter,...
Rapid Crystal Growth Supports Flood Model
Secular scientists are finding exactly what Flood geologists have predicted all along—huge crystals can and did grow extremely fast. In other words, magmas can cool into minerals in a matter of days! Geology...
Hot Neptune Atmosphere "Shouldn't Exist"
An exoplanet 260 light-years away is being described as the first of its kind ever detected.1,2 This exoplanet, catalogued as LTT 9779b, is called an “ultra-hot Neptune” because...
Inside November 2020 Acts & Facts
Where can we see God’s engineering? What is ICR’s new scientific theory? How do hummingbirds reveal God’s design? How can you refute evolution? Discover the answers to these questions...
A Supernova and the Scripture
Well, there goes another star, disappearing into the night as if it had never existed. For an entire year, Hubble scientists used the space telescope to record snapshots of SN 2018gv—a supernova...
Milankovitch Ice Age Theory in the News
A letter to the editor in Nature Geoscience notes that this year marks the 100-year anniversary of Milutin Milankovitch’s (Milanković’s) book explaining how slow changes in Earth’s orbital...
Viking DNA Highlights Post-Babel Genetic Diversity
The standard theme often given for Viking history is that of blond-haired, blued-eyed, burly men exploring, trading, ransacking, and pillaging across Europe, Asia, and the North Atlantic. While historical...
Getting Carbon into the First Cell
Today’s secular mindset replaces “In the beginning God…” with “In the beginning, hydrogen….” The extreme specificity of life’s chemical building blocks—let...
Secular Science Struggles to Explain Origin of Earth’.,.
Tim Clarey, Ph.D., and Jake Hebert, Ph.D. Secular scientists continue to struggle to explain the origin of Earth’s water. And a new study published in Science calls into question their...
South American Plant Fossils Confirm Flood Boundary
Jeffrey P. Tomkins, Ph.D., and Tim Clarey, Ph.D. Fossil pollen, leaf and fruit impressions, and petrified wood taken from multiple locations across the massive Central Andean Plateau in South...
Record-Breaking Mouse, Higher Than Any Mammal
Recently, researchers have reported on the world’s “highest-dwelling mammal,” the yellow-rumped leaf-eared mouse, observed upon a dormant volcano 6,739 meters (22,110 feet) above sea...
Have Scientists Found Life on Venus?
Secular scientists are obsessed with attempting to show that life on Earth is not unique and therefore must exist, if not elsewhere in our solar system then somewhere in our Milky Way Galaxy. It is this...
Was This Cave Bear Really “Prehistoric”?
The preserved carcass of a “prehistoric” cave bear has been discovered in melting permafrost on an Arctic Russian Island.1,2 Reindeer herders discovered the remains of the adult...
Inside October 2020 Acts & Facts
What is ICR’s vision for the next chapter of creation ministry? Why do mosquitoes attack humans? How did we celebrate the first anniversary of the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth...
Was a Franken-Fish “Created”?
In 2020, Hungarian zoologists described the hybridization of a Russian sturgeon and American paddlefish.1 Some sources have reported the scientists created a “franken-fish”—as...
"100-Million-Year-Old" Bacteria?
Researchers from the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology have recovered what they claim are 100-million-year-old microbes. Drilling 74.5 meters beyond the South Pacific seafloor, the JOIDES...
Origin of Tectonic Plates Best Explained by the Flood
A new study published in Nature Communications claims to have figured out how the tectonic plates may have originated.1 It’s been over 50 years since the theory of plate tectonics became...
Give Today and Support Biblical Creation Ministry
North Texas Giving Day is here once again! Will you help us reach the next generation? Your generosity will empower ICR and our Dallas Museum—the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History—to...
Mammalian Brains Prove Evolutionary Disconnect
The evolutionary model of brain development predicted that the complexity of neural connectivity should have increased as brains became larger and the creatures more complex. However, a groundbreaking...
Celebrating One Year at the ICR Discovery Center
Thank you to all who joined us for the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History’s First Anniversary Celebration! ICR staff enjoyed meeting many of you who came to enjoy our new planetarium...
North Texas Giving Day Next Week!
North Texas Giving Day is almost here! Will you help us reach the next generation? Your generosity will empower ICR and the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History to help families, children,...
New Evidence Hurts Feathered Dinosaur Theory
Is a dinosaur still a dinosaur if it has flight feathers? A new study points to some fascinating evidence that contradicts the idea of feathered dinosaurs and confirms created kinds. It’s no secret...
Inside September 2020 Acts & Facts
What's the story behind ICR's new President? What milestone are we celebrating this month at the ICR Discovery Center? How do comets affirm recent creation? Did someone really find Noah’s...
New Planetarium Show: Exploring Deep Space
The ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History is celebrating its first anniversary since the Grand Opening on September 2, 2019. To commemorate this milestone, our Dallas museum is offering...
Sunflower Heliotropism: August Sunlight for Making Tons.,.
August is an important month for sunflowers—those gigantic, bright-yellow flowers with brownish, round seed heads bordered by radiating yellow ligules (petal-like rays) that resemble a shining, summer...
Human Brain Research Finds New Folds
Brain researchers from San Diego State University have just reported digitally capturing the dense folds of a preserved human cerebellum using a high resolution MRI device.1 Once thought to...
Picture Perfect: A Youthful Saturn
This summer, the Hubble Space Telescope took a brilliant new photograph of Saturn and its rings.1 Saturn’s moons Mimas and Enceladus can also be seen in the photo. For a number of years...
Celebrate the First Anniversary of the ICR Discovery Center
Come celebrate the one-year anniversary of the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History! Each day of this event includes unique programs and fun activities. We’ll have food trucks, hands-on...
Meet Dr. G: ICR Scientists Share Their Perspective on I.,.
On August 1, 2020, ICR National Representative Dr. Randy Guliuzza was appointed as the organization's new President & Chief Operating Officer. Hear ICR's science team talk about their personal...
Venus May Be Geologically Active
Using computer simulations, a team of researchers has concluded the planet Venus could still be geologically active.1,2 The scientists used computers to simulate the formation of coronae—ring-shaped,...
Nose-Horned Lizard: Extinct, or Hiding for 129 Years?
Did Modigliani’s striking lizard—a variety of Agamidae “dragon lizard”—go extinct, or has it just been hiding in Indonesia for 129 years? Recently, this sneaky reptile...
Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Next Week
Both amateur and professional stargazers have an opportunity to see a little more of God’s glory revealed in the heavens1 next week. The Perseid meteor shower is probably the best of all...
Great American Outdoors Act, Signed into Law by President
In a bipartisan legislative achievement to promote better stewardship of American public lands, U.S. Senators and Representatives finalized their bill (H.R. 1957) called the “Great American Outdoors...
Grandmothers, Eat Fish to Protect Your Brains!
This month the American Academy of Neurology published a medical science study showing that senior women can fight air pollution hazards, including brain shrinkage, by eating seafood rich in omega-3 fatty...
Embarrassment Continues over Evolutionary Blunder about.,.
Recent research from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) continues to highlight how evolutionary theory influenced scientists to foolishly conclude that DNA in organisms...
Inside August 2020 Acts & Facts
Have you heard about ICR’s new President and Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Randy Guliuzza? What can we learn from an old prayer? Is creation evidence ambiguous? What are people saying about their...
God’s Plan Is Best: Salmon Need Saltwater Acclimation
Once again, results are better when aquaculture imitates the natural life cycle of Atlantic salmon.1,2 In other words, the closer fish farmers get to imitating God’s natural program for...
After 30 Years, Red Kites Soar in British Skies
Good news is always welcome. So, it’s good to learn of another conservation comeback. This time it’s the red kite happily soaring in Great Britain’s skies. Conservationists are...
Pollinators Working Hard as July Wraps Up
The latter days of July are very busy for many pollinators.1 These include birds, bees, butterflies, moths, beetles, flies, bats, and more.1-3 Pollination is essential to a healthy...
Sudden Appearance of Flowering Plants Fit Flood Model
A new study published in Nature Ecology & Evolution has claimed that flowering plants, the most common type of plant on Earth, first appeared in small numbers in rocks of the Early Cretaceous. Fossils...
Albatrosses Aid Law Enforcement
Recently, albatrosses were used for a surprising and unintended purpose: catching criminals.1,2 On behalf of BBC News, Samantha Patrick reported on her tagged and satellite-tracked albatrosses....
Bearded Vulture Visits England’s Oldest National Park
Peak District National Park was established in 1951 as Great Britain’s first national park. Now that upland park is experiencing another historic highlight—the rare bearded vulture has arrived...
Glow-in-the-Dark Creatures Show Off on Warm July Nights
In America, the month of July is accompanied by fireworks, even in the heavens.1 However, July is also a time when certain glow-in-the-dark animals—creatures of the sky and sea—shine...
Manatees Visit Warm Waters of North Carolina
During July 4th weekend, manatees made a patriotic appearance on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.1,2 Manatees stopped to visit the Outer Banks over the holiday weekend, showing up in...
Thermometers and Fish: What’s the Mercury Reading?
For centuries, mercury has been used in thermometers for reading our body temperatures, but now we measure mercury levels to see if seafood is safe to eat.1-4 If you are hungry for fish, maybe...
Belugas Select Friends Who Aren’t Close Kin
Beluga whales don’t select their friends according to what Darwinists would expect, a new Florida Atlantic University study shows.1,2 The research findings are taken from ten Arctic beluga...
First Human Chromosome Fully Sequenced
Most people might be surprised to learn that the human genome has not been fully sequenced. Gaps still remain that have not yet been bridged because of the nature of the DNA sequence coupled with past...
July Astronomical Highlights
This month (July 2020), multiple astronomical objects highlight God’s glory displayed in the heavens.1 For the next two weeks, all five planets visible to the naked eye—Mercury,...
Alaskan Alcids: Efficiently Designed for Air and Water
Recent research on the flying behavior of Alaskan alcids shows how Earth has two kinds of fluid-filled “oceans”, the liquid ocean of sea-water and the gaseous “ocean” of air.1-3...
Electrical Signaling Among Plants Via Soil Fungal Network
If you were standing in a field of tomatoes, you might be surprised to know that the soil underneath your feet is teeming with electrical signals being sent among plants as described in a new research...
Environmentalist Apologizes for Climate Change Alarmism
In late June, Forbes magazine published an article by environmentalist and climate activist Michael Shellenberger in which he apologized for thirty years of climate alarmism promoted by the environmental...
Ghost Crabs Growl by Gnashing their Gut Teeth!
A recent science news video shows barium-marked fluoroscopy of a ghost crab’s gut teeth in action. The video reveals how that species of crab can control friction of its gastric mill teeth (i.e.,...
Global Agriculture Is Not a Climate “Villain”
The United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has recently claimed that agriculture is a major producer of greenhouse gases and should be considered a climate “villain.”...
Comet Now Visible to the Naked Eye
Stargazers have been disappointed earlier this year by comets ATLAS and SWAN, which disintegrated before they could put on good celestial shows. But another comet is now appearing in the sky and delighting...
Saharan Dust Cloud Strikes United States
Recently, the southeastern United States was hit by a huge cloud of dust from the Sahara desert that drifted across the Atlantic Ocean. A second such cloud arrived soon after.1,2 These Saharan...
Design Principles Confer Optimal Light Harvesting in Plants
Photosynthesis in plants starts with the absorption of light energy from sunlight, but scientists have been baffled as to how plants utilize the noisy solar spectrum to power the photosynthetic process....
Seals Help Swedes to Chart ‘Paths of the Seas’
Swedish researchers have recently reported some newly documented “paths of the seas”1,2 thanks to some helpful (and high-tech) Weddell seals, plus some satellite-linked “glider”...
Evolutionists Struggle to Explain Canadian-Australian C.,.
A new species of a split-footed lacewing was recently unearthed in British Columbia, Canada, creating a bit of controversy among secular paleontologists.1 All living relatives of this insect...
Titan Receding from Saturn Faster than Expected
Data obtained from the Cassini space probe show that Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, is receding away from Saturn a hundred times faster than scientists previously thought.1,2 Titan is...
Surveillance Tracing: Red Pandas in Himalayan Nepal
It’s tough to be a red panda in this fallen world, especially after the global Flood. Conservationists are satellite tracking red pandas in the mountains of Nepal to find out more about the...
Maine Lobsters Make International News
The life of a Maine lobster is mostly a matter of crawling around on muddy continental shelf seafloors, not far from a coastline. Benthic scavenging is periodically interrupted by molting and ecdysis.1,2...
Should We Grouse About Not Seeing Grouse?
A recent report in Chesapeake Bay Journal laments the decline in ruffed grouse populations in the Chesapeake watershed region of its natural range. Ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus), a strikingly beautiful...
Honeybees: How Sweet It Is, Again
After some scary population downturns and scarier rumors of bee populations crashing, honeybees are making a comeback, populationally speaking.1,2 After a year of devastatingly bad news,3...
Meet Dr. G: Roller Skating, Evangelism, and a Changed Life
Have you heard the news? ICR’s Board of Trustees recently appointed Dr. Randy Guliuzza to be ICR’s new President & Chief Operating Officer. During the 12 years he served as ICR’s...
Liberty and the Word of God
“And I will walk at liberty: for I seek thy precepts” (Psalm 119:45). July 4th is called Independence Day here in our country because on that date 244 years ago our Declaration of Independence...
Dolphins Learn Tricks from Peers to Catch Fish
Dolphins—like other cetaceans such as whales, wholphins, and porpoises—are highly intelligent marine mammals, capable of astonishing feats. A recent University of Leeds study, led by Sonja...
Wandering Albatross: Wide Wings on the Winds
Wandering albatrosses have the largest wingspan of any living bird, so they live much of life soaring above the oceans. With their wings—and a lot of winds—it is no wonder that their use of...
Inside July 2020 Acts & Facts
Where can we find hope during times of waiting? How has ICR reached a new global audience? How does evolution conflict with the Bible's teaching about sin? And why should we believe in recent creation?...
Soft Dinosaur Eggs Deflate Bird-Dinosaur Evolution
A pair of new studies found that some dinosaurs, and possibly some marine reptiles, laid squishy eggs. One study discovered that many dinosaurs, like turtles and snakes, laid soft leather-like eggs—not...
ICR Announces New President & Chief Operating Officer
After a focused international search, the Institute for Creation Research Board of Trustees voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Randy J. Guliuzza as ICR’s new President & Chief Operating Officer,...
Humans and Neanderthals More Similar Than Polar and Bro.,.
A study led by Oxford University researchers was recently published confirming that Neanderthals and humans were very genetically similar and interfertile. They were even closer than polar and brown bears...
Complex Metabolic Process in Fish Startles Evolutionists
A complex metabolic process called Chaperone-Mediated-Autophagy (CMA) was thought to be a recent evolutionary development in land vertebrates as it was only previously documented in mammals and birds....
Artificial Plants Help Keep the Peace at Tilapia Farms
Once again, a scientific study shows how “farmed” or ranched creatures live better if their domesticated context resembles their natural habitat.1 According to a recent study published...
Lunar Recession in the News
Recently, the issue of the moon’s motion away from Earth was discussed on a popular science website.1,2 The author of the article is a geologist who disputes the creationist claim that...
Cherry Orchards, Nutrition, and Providential Phenology
As June transitions into July, it’s time for fruit harvesting—including apples, peaches, pears, and cherries. Notice how fruit phenology (seasonal life cycles) is linked to the timing of agricultural...
Like Father, Like Son, in the Deepest Deep
Two of the remotest places ever visited by humans are the moon and the deepest part of the ocean. Earth’s lowest point is called the “Challenger Deep,” a depression inside the southern...
Ant Behavior Informs Computer Search Algorithms
The social behavior of ants continues to amaze scientists with its complexity and efficiency of organization and design. In a new study, scientists have shown how ant communities foraging for food and...
Was a Fossil “Fish-Hand” Discovered?
In order for the bizarre theory of evolution to be validated, evolutionists must show how inorganic non-life organized itself into carbon-based (organic) life. They also must show how major transitions...
Protective Yet Flexible Design of Carp Scales
Recently reported research demonstrates how astonishingly helpful scales are to fish—such as the common carp (Cyprinus carpio), whose scales blend armor-like protection with flexibility needed for...
Billions of Years of Lunar Rockfalls?
A team of researchers used more than two million images obtained by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter to construct the first near-global map of rockfalls on the moon. The map shows more than 136,000...
Deep Earthquakes Provide Insight into Global Flood
A new analysis of thousands of deep earthquakes has revealed several large structures at the base of the mantle.1 Known as ultra-low velocity zones, these structures may give us better insight...
Noisy Narwhals in Greenland’s Frigid Fjords
Recently, after audio-recording underwater in Greenland’s fjords, two geoscientists published research on vocalizations made by narwhals. The sounds included shrill whistle tones, repetitive clicks,...
Young Coral Reefs, Quick-Growing at Low-Sunlight Depths
Recent research surprises those who study coral reefs, especially those who assume that they grow slowly.1,2 To the surprise of old-earth evolutionists, these findings reveal that reef ages...
Strange Ocean Crust Waves Discovered
While searching for a missing plane on the ocean floor, scientists made an interesting geological discovery. On March 8, 2014, Malaysia Airlines flight MH330 disappeared with all 239 people on board...
Archaeologists Find Iron Age Dice in Norway
When archaeologists found ancient dice in a Norwegian burial excavation—dating back to pre-Viking times of the Scandinavian Goths, they probably felt lucky.1,2 Last month, Norwegian...
Guppies Dodge Predators Like Spanish Bull-Fighters
Have Trinidadian guppies learned evasive maneuvers from Spanish bullfighters? Recent research published in the journal Current Biology1 reports how gutsy guppies confront a regular predator,...
Clock-like Cicadas, Abuzz with Amazing Activity
For a generation of millions (maybe billions) of North American jumping bugs called cicadas—often mislabeled in America as locusts—life changes dramatically after 17 years, yet for others the...
Camels Once Roamed America’s Uplands
James J. S. Johnson, J.D., Th.D., and Tim Clarey, Ph.D. A recent study published in the journal Frontiers in Earth Science indicates that North America was once home to large populations of...
Pine Martens, Squirrels, and Territorial Distancing
A recent study, from the University of Exeter in England, provides insight into how and why European pine martens need each other—but also like to keep their distance from each other. The research...
Birdwatching Through the Internet
As ICR previously reported, more Americans are enjoying birdwatching as other recreational opportunities are reduced by pandemic politics.1 Of more importance than mere recreation, of course,...
Jellyfish Serves Variety of Venoms in Stinging Cocktail
Chinese researchers recently reported on venomous toxins of the giant jellyfish. They revealed that this aquatic creature mixes a “cocktail” of toxins to produce stinging agony and sometimes...
Are Timber Buildings Environmentally Helpful?
Is it a safe and healthy practice to build using lots of timber, or not? Some French and Norwegian policy-makers say yes, while some British policy-makers disagree.1 The French support their...
Pangolins Protected from Use in Oriental Medicine
Pangolins just received an odd form of political protection.1 Found in southeast Asia and Africa, these creatures look like a cross between a Texas armadillo and an aardvark anteater.2 (When...
Jungle Biodiversity Discoveries in Perilous Times
An ancient city found deep in a Central American rainforest yields a surprising discovery. A recent BBC report earlier this month is revising assumptions about “Mosquito Coast” jungle biodiversity....
Yellowstone Super-Eruptions Declining
Recently, renewed activity has had scientists, and the general public alike, alarmed about an impending supervolcano eruption at Yellowstone.1 However, as we predicted, this does not look to...
Falling Birth Rates of Nordic Countries, Except Faroes
If not for incoming immigrant growth, most Nordic nations would continue to lose human population because birth rates remain so low.1-3 Maybe this is not surprising when evolutionist publications...
Possible Parasites Found on Cambrian Brachiopods
Scientists from China, Sweden, and Australia have discovered what they claim is the oldest known parasite, publishing their results in Nature Communications.1 The evidence comes from small tube-shaped...
Russia’s Oil Spill: Don’t Delay the Alarm!
Disaster sometimes strikes suddenly, like an enormous petroleum accident off the coast of Russia!1,2 On May 29, 2020, twenty thousand tons of oil leaked into the river Ambarka, which flows...
Dinosaur Washed Out to Sea with Its Last Meal
In 2017, a large dinosaur was discovered washed out to sea,1 similar to the dinosaur bone found 70 miles off Norway’s coast.2 Only this one was partially intact, nearly perfectly...
Coast Guards and Corvids: Flying to the Rescue!
Days ago, a fishing boat near the Shetland Islands needed emergency help, and received it in a timely manner. So, a fearful predicament had a happy ending.1 In many places of the world, fishing...
Universe’s “First” Stars Are Missing?
A recent attempt by European astronomers to use the Hubble Space Telescope to find evidence for the first stars expected by secular theory has failed. This is despite the Hubble Space Telescope’s...
Divinely Engineered Sinus Bacteria Essential for Health
Many people are aware that our digestive tract is full of beneficial bacteria that not only help us process our food, but also support a strong immune system. Now, a new research study has just been published...
Children’s Tree Book Rings of Evolutionary Agenda
A new book on tree rings—Valerie Trouet’s Tree Story—blends some serious tree science with some uniformitarian mythology. The book is being heavily promoted by Johns Hopkins University.1...
First Tapejarid Pterosaur Found In Great Britain
The very first tapejarid pterosaur identified in the United Kingdom was recently found on the Isle of Wight along the southern coast of England.1 But the discovery also raises some questions...
Plethora of Life Found On Sea Turtle Shells
An amazing abundance of life can be found in the strangest places—such as the backs of turtles. It was previously known that an array of life was present on the backs of loggerhead sea turtles, and...
Testing a Climate Change Assumption: Update
About a month ago, some experts suggested that the coronavirus shutdown presented an opportunity to test the assumption that humans are responsible for increasing amounts of atmospheric carbon dioxide...
First Land Bug Buried in the Flood
The Scottish island of Kerrera has produced the earliest known bug in the fossil record, a millipede.1 It was found in Silurian System rocks recently claimed by secular scientists to be 425...
Sweden’s Fun in the Sun, Nature Hiking
Sweden is encouraging Hittaut (recreational nature hiking) with the added encouragement of exploring places to find specific checkpoints along the hike.1 With the coming of spring, for...
Micro-Plastic Wastes, European Dippers, and the Genesis.,.
European dippers are making the news lately, including science news in Wales.1-3 These riparian habitat birds are indicators4 of freshwater stream quality, as noted below. Scientists...
Oysters and Opportunities
Under ideal circumstances, we can do a lot of good. But when circumstances handicap or restrict our potential—in ways we cannot circumvent—we just do the best that we can. That principle...
Desperate Dinosaurs Cannibalized During Global Flood
Scientists recently discovered evidence that large theropods were possibly guilty of cannibalism.1 The new study, published in PLOS ONE, examined over 2,300 bones from the Mygatt-Moore Quarry...
The Rocket Bug: Lone Insect of the Open Ocean
Various water-striding insects use small body sizes, long legs, and fine hairs on their feet to skate on the surfaces of ponds and streams. But life on the open ocean presents tougher challenges than landlocked...
Dumbo Octopus, God's Wonder in the Deepest Deep
About 3,000 years ago, the Bible taught that the “wonders in the deep” are the “works of the Lord.”1 Now that truth has been illustrated with even greater depth by the...
Inside June 2020 Acts & Facts
How can we find joy, peace, and hope during dark times? What's going on in ICR's virtual classroom? How does the Flood model solve the Antarctica rainforest mystery? Does Scripture say anything...
Cuckoo Completes Mammoth 7,500-Mile Migration
One particular common cuckoo will soon complete a mammoth migration through both Africa and Asia—a migration that is anything but common. Onon is “one of five Cuckoos that were satellite...
‘Grand Canyon’ of Greenland Formed by Genesis Flood
A massive canyon rivalling Grand Canyon has been discovered beneath the ice on Greenland, and uniformitarian scientists are explaining it as a consequence of flooding.1 We couldn’t agree...
Norwegians Find Viking Grave Under House Floor
In America we have the idiomatic expression “skeletons in the closet,” but what about finding a 1,000-year-old Viking grave, literally buried under the house that you live in? That’s...
Hungry Bumblebees Hurry Pollen Production
May and June are abuzz with busy bees, really clever bumblebees.1,2 And their practical cleverness continues to astonish researchers, as a recently published study in the journal Science illustrates.3,4 Bees...
Many Martian Volcanoes May Be Mudflows
Tens of thousands of volcano-looking features exist across the northern lowlands and other areas across Mars.1 In the past, these volcanoes were thought to be caused by lava flows from the planet’s...
Invasion of the Giant Lizards
We are already contending with the COVID-19 virus and the recent spate of murder hornets in the Pacific Northwest, but now sobering news coming out of Georgia sounds like a B-level horror movie. According...
Most Distant Rotating Disk Galaxy Challenges Secular Models
Astronomers have determined that a distant galaxy discovered three years ago is rotating, making it the most distant rotating disk galaxy yet observed.1 This disk galaxy has been designated...
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