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Johann Gregor Mendel (1822-1884) Father of Genetics

Gregor Mendel, through his work on pea plants, discovered the fundamental laws of inheritance. He deduced that genes come in pairs and are inherited as distinct units, one from each parent. 201 more words


Oops, the NY Times claimed Richard wasn't found in Leicester, but in London....!

Even the New York Times gets it wrong! Apparently an earlier version of a book review had Richard being found in London, not Leicester. Someone advised them, and the error was corrected. 27 more words



This kind can come out by nothing but prayer and fasting.

Mark 9:29

The greek word for kind in this verse is genos: offspring, family, race, species. 176 more words

Biblical Greek

The Relationship Between Science and Religion

One of my favorite features of my Catholic faith is its relationship with science. Many say science and religion don’t belong together. I get it. Some attempts to bring them together are downright embarrassing. 2,333 more words


Charles Darwin and the Unread Letter

Perhaps it’s just my personal allegiance to cynicism, but I think tragic love stories where the quintessential two characters of interest – often a man and woman – don’t end up in an ideal romantic relationship deserve greater literary and popular merit. 1,306 more words


Science in the Bible - Pigs with Wings?

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When pigs fly!
Have you ever heard someone express their opinion about some unlikely event with those words? Such a statement is based on a firm belief that pigs will never fly. 962 more words