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Would you miss Facebook?

What’s on your Facebook today? Maybe a birthday notification? New friend recommendation? Event notification? Photo of what your friends did yesterday (which you should tag!)? Even more important, what buttons will you hit in response? Does Facebook need you more than you need Facebook? Can you do without Facebook? Can Facebook do without you? With… Continue reading Would you miss Facebook?

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Public Hearings for WA Dept of Health Review into Surrogacy and Reproductive Technology

The WA Department of Health has moved to the next phase of its review into the Human Reproductive Technology Act 1991 and the Surrogacy Act 2008.  The review, which began in January, is now holding open public consultations with no appointment required. The consultations are being held in Perth on Friday 13th April and in… Continue reading Public Hearings for WA Dept of Health Review into Surrogacy and Reproductive Technology

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Cosmic rays, solar activity have greater impact on climate models

The science on climate change is settled? 97 percent of all scientists agree? Apparently, it is all not so cut and dry as we thought. ‘The impact of changes in solar activity on Earth’s climate was up to seven times greater than climate models suggested according to new research published today in Nature Communications.’This is what… Continue reading Cosmic rays, solar activity have greater impact on climate models

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An evolutionist who helped creationists

Reformed Perspective published another insight full article. This one is about Stephen Gould, a scientist who believes in evolution, but criticizes the common representation of the fossil record. “The extreme rarity of transitional forms in the fossil record persists as the trade secret of paleontology. The evolutionary trees that adorn our textbooks have data only… Continue reading An evolutionist who helped creationists

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Princeton scientists announce discovery of “sex chromosome”

Reformed Perspective runs an interesting article written by Rob Slane, about a discovery by scientists at Princeton University. These scientists published findings which could forever change the way we think about biological sex. Until now, it had been assumed that the sex of a person was determined by how a person felt. But now researchers… Continue reading Princeton scientists announce discovery of “sex chromosome”