Extinction That Paved Way For Dinosaurs Definitively Linked To Volcanism | Portside

Although we tend to think of the Earth as an amazingly hospitable planet, at several times in the past it seems to have done its best to kill us all—or at least all of our ancestors. Several of the Earth’s mass extinctions occurred around the time of elevated volcanic activity, but the timing has been notoriously difficult to work out; the fossil beds that track the extinction rarely preserve the evidence of volcanic activity and vice-versa.

Source: Extinction That Paved Way For Dinosaurs Definitively Linked To Volcanism | Portside

Do ‘atheists’ have an edge in studying ‘ID’? 

We cited an ID ‘classic’, Behe’s Darwin’s Black Box, cheerfully unconcerned about its heretical stance on the Grand Paradigm, Darwinism, near the Darwin establishment, and t…

Source: Do ‘atheists’ have an edge in studying ‘ID’? – Darwiniana

And how does the belief system of darwinism fit in here???

Most people genuinely care about truth. I don’t mean that we tell the truth all of the time—though most of us mostly do—but that we very much want to know what is real. Reality can knock you flat if you don’t see it coming.

Source: You’ve been hacked: The psychology of disinformation and how to protect yourself | Alternet

Are our microbes part of us? ‘Radical upgrade’ of evolutionary theory | Genetic Literacy Project

Look closely enough at any plant or animal and you will discover a riot of bacteria, fungi and viruses forming a complex and interconnected ecosystem. A

Source: Are our microbes part of us? ‘Radical upgrade’ of evolutionary theory | Genetic Literacy Project