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Dialogue 2007 #3

 

Some of the first preserved fossils were trilobites. Most paleontologists thus consider trilobites to be one of the most ancient of known fossil groups. Fortunately, a large number of well-preserved examples exist, which allows a detailed study of the animal. As a result, much is known about its well-designed, complex eye. New research on the workings of the trilobite eye shows that it is far more complex and better designed than thought even just a few years ago. Such a discovery is contrary to evolution theory. Read the rest of this entry »


Visual Extravaganza

Visual Extravaganza

ChildrenIntermediateIntroductory

Looking for a family friendly film that gets you thinking? Look no further than Life’s Story 2: The Reason for the Journey. Brought to us by the makers of the popular Incredible Creatures that Defy Evolution series, Life’s Story 2 has much to offer. Read the rest of this entry »


Chilly Fun Outdoors

Chilly Fun Outdoors

Children

Some people are tempted to stay inside when the weather gets cold. That, of course, is neither me nor you! We know that there is plenty to do, and plenty to learn, when the weather becomes cool and even downright chilly. Read the rest of this entry »


Some people like a good challenge and some don’t. Some people like the challenge of climbing Mount Everest, while others would prefer to stay home. Such people might point out that there are some challenges which are best ignored. There could well be challenges which are just too difficult or time consuming to undertake. For example, in August a team from Cambridge University reported that it took them twenty two years to produce a synthetic version of azadirachtin, a product which India’s neem tree (Azadirachta indica) effortlessly produces in large quantities. Read the rest of this entry »