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Questions for creationists

  1. How can we test for creationism in the anatomical, genetic and fossil records? What is the falsifiable theory of creationism that would frame such an investigation, provide a solid and reliable interpretative framework and provide the necessary intellectual tools to form predictive hypotheses from the resulting data?
  2. Who are you exactly to dispute the findings of thousands of biologists and geologists?
  3. Which of these sites contains the Flood layer: Klasies River, Blombos Cave, Nabta Playa, Uan Tabu? I have the site reports for all four sites. Be specific in identifying the Flood layer.
  4. What is your definition of the scientific method and what is the falsifiable basis of creationism?
  5. And name one medical breakthrough in the last 50 years which came about as a result of active research inspired by a creation science framework? Or are you merely another hypocrite who critises evolution without understanding it, all the while taking evolution-inspired medication to cure your materialistic illnesses.
Evidence for evolution

http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/comdesc/
http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/macroevolution.html
http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/speciation.html
http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/evolution-fact.html
http://www.talkorigins.org/features/whales/ is a nice summary article on the origin of whales and the power of independent evidence
http://www.evolutionpages.com/chromosome_2.htm on how the merging of the two chimpanzee chromosomes into the human chromosome 2 is evidence for a common ancestor
http://www.evolutionpages.com/pederpes%20finneyae.htm

Rates of intron loss and gain: Implications for early eukaryotic evolution
Scott William Roy and Walter Gilbert
PNAS published 12 April 2005
http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/0500383102v1?etoc

Modeling gene and genome duplications in eukaryotes
Steven Maere, Stefanie De Bodt, Jeroen Raes, Tineke Casneuf, Marc Van Montagu, Martin Kuiper, and Yves Van de Peer
PNAS 2005;102 5454-5459
http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/102/15/5454?etoc

Functional genomic analysis of the rates of protein evolution
Dennis P. Wall, Aaron E. Hirsh, Hunter B. Fraser, Jochen Kumm, Guri Giaever, Michael B. Eisen, and Marcus W. Feldman
PNAS 2005;102 5483-5488
http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/102/15/5483?etoc

Evolution and development of facial bone morphology in threespine sticklebacks
Charles B. Kimmel, Bonnie Ullmann, Charline Walker, Catherine Wilson, Mark Currey, Patrick C. Phillips, Michael A. Bell, John H. Postlethwait, and William A. Cresko
PNAS published 11 April 2005
http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/0408533102v1?etoc

Heterotopic expression of MPF2 is the key to the evolution of the Chinese lantern of Physalis, a morphological novelty in Solanaceae
Chaoying He and Heinz Saedler
PNAS published 11 April 2005
http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/0501877102v1?etoc
An emerging consensus for telomerase RNA structure
Jiunn-Liang Chen and Carol W. Greider
PNAS 2004;101 14683-14684
http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/extract/101/41/14683?etoc

Gene duplication and speciation in Drosophila: Evidence from the Odysseus locus
Chau-Ti Ting, Shun-Chern Tsaur, Sha Sun, William E. Browne, Yung-Chia Chen, Nipam H. Patel, and Chung-I Wu
PNAS 2004;101 12232-12235
http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/101/33/12232?etoc

Evolvability is a selectable trait
David J. Earl and Michael W. Deem
PNAS 2004;101 11531-11536
http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/101/32/11531?etoc

The twilight of Heliozoa and rise of Rhizaria, an emerging supergroup of amoeboid eukaryotes
Sergey I. Nikolaev, Cedric Berney, Jose F. Fahrni, Ignacio Bolivar, Stephane Polet, Alexander P. Mylnikov, Vladimir V. Aleshin, Nikolai B. Petrov, and Jan Pawlowski
PNAS 2004;101 8066-8071
http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/101/21/80


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