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Physics World 2018 Breakthroughs of the Year Physics World
Stephen Hawkings’ views outside physics were more noted than notable Uncommon Descent
Here's Why String Theory Might Actually Point Us Towards a 'Theory of Everything' Science Alert
Belief in string theory is becoming, at this point, a sort of social virtue Uncommon Descent
The quantum heretics Physics World
These dusty young stars are changing the rules of planet-building Nature
We look for planets differently now Uncommon Descent
Quantum physicist: The particle itself does not know where it is Uncommon Descent
Jason Lisle's new book "The Physics of Einstein" Bible-Science Forum
Five Surprising Truths About Black Holes From LIGO Forbes
Bizarre 'dark fluid' with negative mass could dominate the universe The Conversation
Discovery of Missing Atomic Matter Boosts Cosmic Creation Model - Hugh Ross Reasons to Believe
Long-standing dark-matter detection claim takes a hit Physics Today
Experiment challenges previous claims about the detection of non-luminous dark matter Science Today
Dark matter detection claim takes a hit Uncommon Descent
Cosmologists Cling to Ghosts Creation-Evolution Headlines
Galaxy Redshift Research Update ICR
Our universe: An expanding bubble in an extra dimension Science Daily
Our universe understood at last: An expanding bubble in an extra dimension! Uncommon Descent
New theory could explain missing 95 percent of the cosmos Science Daily
Inflation theories must dig deeper to avoid collision with data ARS Technica
No, negative masses have not revolutionized cosmology Back Reaction
Could “negative masses” revolutionize cosmology? Uncommon Descent
Our solar system is a lot rarer than it was a quarter century ago Uncommon Descent
Physicists develop new theory to answer fundamental questions about black holes LSU
Proposed black hole information paradox solution: They become white holes Uncommon Descent
How the LHC may spell the end of particle physics BackReaction
Will the Large Hadron Collider doom particle physics? Uncommon Descent
Researchers: Ediacaran to Cambrian transition took “less than 410,000 years” Uncommon Descent
In Cambrian Explosion Debate, ID Wins by Default Evolution News
Five reasons why 2018 was a big year for palaeontology The Conversation
Fossilized bird lung tissue controversial; Big, if true Uncommon Descent
The most complete enantiornithine bird fossil from North America PeerJ
Soft tissue shows Jurassic ichthyosaur was warm-blooded, had blubber and camouflage Science Daily
Did supernovae kill off large ocean animals at dawn of Pleistocene? Science Daily
New discovery pushes origin of feathers back by 70 million years University of Bristol
Feathers originated 70 million years earlier than thought Uncommon Descent
Stunning fossils show pterosaurs had primitive feathers like dinosaurs New Scientist
Pterosaurs Sported Feathers, Claim Scientists The Scientist
We Still Don't Know Why the Reign of the Dinosaurs Ended Smithsonian Magazine
Smithsonian: The asteroid strike was only one factor in dinosaur extinction Uncommon Descent
Could giant marine animals have been wiped out 2.6 million years ago by a supernova? Uncommon Descent
Pterosaurs: Fur flies over feathery fossils BBC
Fossils suggest flowers originated 50 million years earlier than thought Science Daily
Researchers: Flowers bloomed in early Jurassic, 50 million years earlier than thought Uncommon Descent
Millipedes found in 100-million-year-old amber Science Daily
Middle East fossils push back origin of key plant groups millions of years Science
Advances in Biology Discredit Argument that Cooption Can Explain Irreducible Complexity Evolution News
Why the Conclusion that Life Is Designed Really Is Inescapable Evolution News
Meyer, Axe: "Five Major Problems with Macro-Evolution" Evolution News
Watch: Mouse Embryo Development - Axe: "Appreciate It in Silence"  Evolution News
A Unified Model of Specified Complexity Bio-Complexity
A new unified model of specified complexity Uncommon Descent
Prebiotic chemistry and human intervention Nature
Engineered Adaptability: Biological Networks Feature Finest Engineering Principles ICR
Opinion: The Central Dogma of Mitochondrial Genetics Needs Rewriting The Scientist
Mitochondrial DNA from Dad might affect claims about “mitochondrial Eve,” says biologist Uncommon Descent
Darwinsplaining the kids who get mitochondrial DNA from their dads Uncommon Descent
Unravelling mystery of how, when DNA replicates Science Daily
The Scientist: Life on land half a billion years older than thought is a top 2018 story Uncommon Descent
Scientists reveal a complex network of genes that helps plants cope with DNA damage Science Daily
A complex network of genes helps plants cope with DNA damage Uncommon Descent
Geneticists make new discovery about how a baby's sex is determined Science Daily
Explaining differences in rates of evolution Science Daily
Early animals: Death near the shoreline, not life on land Science Daily
Earliest “land animals” were actually victims of a prehistoric Pompeii, say researchers Uncommon Descent
Researchers Exploring Cyanobacteria To Understand Oxygen Evolution Times of Israel
What a Newfound Kingdom Means for the Tree of Life Quanta Magazine
The New Evolution Deniers Quillette
The perfect storm: Darwinists meet the progressive “evolution deniers” — and cringe… Uncommon Descent
Why deep oceans gave life to the first big, complex organisms Science Daily
Why did bigger, more complex organisms get started earlier in deep oceans? Uncommon Descent
The Darwinians’ cowardice before SJW mobs explained in detail Uncommon Descent
Does Barcoding DNA Reveal a Single Human Ancestral Pair? Evolution News
Biologist Wayne Rossiter on non-religious doubts about universal common ancestry Uncommon Descent
Adam and the Genome: Reading evolution into Scripture
Adam and Eve Were Real After All, Extensive Genetic Study Claims Creation-Evolution Headlines
Ewert's Dependency Graph Proposal: A Forest of Compositions Evolution News
A gene that sets primates (apes and humans) apart from other mammals Uncommon Descent
Computer logic meets cell biology: how cell science is getting an upgrade Nature
Creating Order from Disorder? Answers in Genesis
What sets primates apart from other mammals? Science Daily
Life has a new ingredient Harvard
Gecko, Fairyfly, Manta Ray: Animals Push the Limits of the Possible Evolution News
What Defines a Stem Cell? Scientists Rethink the Answer Quanta Magazine
These Organelles Have No Membranes The Scientist
Previously unknown human brain region identified Uncommon Descent
Wonders of the Equipment in Your Head Creation-Evolution Headlines
Fitness and 'Reductive Evolution'
Howler monkey study examines mechanisms of new species formation Science Daily
Geneticist solves long-standing finch beak mystery Uncommon Descent
Mighty mites stifle evolutionists
Chemical Affinity, Motor Proteins: Good Questions from a Reader Evolution News
Researchers: Rare form of natural selection acts to “block the formation” of unfit hybrids Uncommon Descent
Slimy Evolution Reporting Continues Creation-Evolution Headlines
Looking for LUCA, the Last Universal Common Ancestor AstroBiology
Computing the Origin of Life AstroBiology
Origin of life thesis: Asteroid impacts scattered life-friendly chemicals Uncommon Descent
Why Psychology is Turning Back to God Intellectual Takeout
Psychology: Study of religion takes evidence-based turn Uncommon Descent
Rodney Stark: A social scientist who begged to differ with the “distinguished bigots” Uncommon Descent
Why Social Science Needs Evolutionary Theory Nautilus
Talk about a perfect storm! Social science needs evolutionary theory? Uncommon Descent
'Little Foot' hominin emerges from stone after millions of years Nature
The Skull: Early lessons from Little Foot Human Genesis
Little Foot update Todd C. Wood Blog
Peering into Little Foot's 3.67-million-year-old brain Science Daily
Little Foot - Hominin v monkey deathmatch ended in a draw when they fell down a hole New Scientist
Controversial skeleton may be a new species of early human New Scientist
How Did Human Language Evolve? Scientists Still Don't Know Discover Magazine Blogs
"Social science hoax papers" is one of RealClearScience’s top junk science stories 2018 Uncommon Descent
The Evolution of Neanderthal Man: From Evolution Ancestor to Modern Man Creation-Evolution Headlines
How Humans Invented Writing - Four Different Times Discover Magazine
When Did Modern Human Brains—and the Image of God—Appear? - Fuz Rana Reasons to Believe
The Biggest Science News of 2018 The Scientist
The Top 10 Websites for Science in 2018 Real Clear Science
The Biggest Junk Science of 2018 Real Clear Science
The Really Worst Pseudoscience of 2018 NeuroLogica Blog
C.S. Lewis’ Case for the Christian Faith - Ken Samples Reasons to Believe
The phony war of science vs. religion pales in the face of the “social justice” assault on Darwin Uncommon Descent
More theistic evolution piece on "Faith and Fossils" Times of Israel
Michael Egnor On The Immateriality Of The Mind Uncommon Descent
Stop Using Science To Validate Your Beliefs Forbes
New atheism in decline? Uncommon Descent
Yes, There Is a War Between Science and Religion Real Clear Science
What is the “Platonic Realm”? Uncommon Descent
God, Unicorns, and the Flying Spaghetti Monster God Evidence
God’s Veritable Domain More Than Cake
Why Genesis is Unique SixDay Science
J.P. Moreland: Comparing Scientific to Moral Knowledge Evolution News
A review of Hitler's Religion: The twisted beliefs that drove the Third Reich by Richard Weikart
America's New Religions NY Magazine
Nancy Pearcey at More Than Cake, on how Darwin really triumphed Uncommon Descent
Quantum Randomness Gives Nature Free Will Mind Matters
Science Is Nothing Without Integrity, continued Creation-Evolution Headlines
'Junk Science' Is Everywhere, And The Media Eat It Up Uncommon Descent
Testing the Limits of Universalism in Science Areo Magazine
Trends in Philosophy of Science: What Does "Semantic Information" Mean? Evolution News
Are near-death experiences hallucinations? Experts explain the science behind this puzzling phenomenon The Conversation
The Intelligent Design Underground and Other Reflections Evolution News
How can we measure meaningful information? Mind Matters
Logic & First Principles, 3: The roots of right reason and the power/limits of entailment Uncommon Descent
A Single Cell Hints at a Solution to the Biggest Problem in Computer Science Popular Mechanics
Alien Hunters, Stop Using the Drake Equation
Astrophysicist: Alien hunters, please stop using the Drake Equation Uncommon Descent
Asteroid impacts could have scattered microbes from earth to other worlds Smithsonian Air & Space
Science Article Castigates "Human Supremacy" Evolution News
CRISPR Babies and the Genetic Code Uncommon Descent
Gene editing babies? A dangerous, pointless experiment
Are Academics Cowards? The Grip of Grievance Studies and the Sunk Costs of Academic Pursuit Areo Magazine
Robert Marks: Randomness and the Enigma of Creativity Evolution News
2018 ICR Research at a Glance ICR
The New Atheist Sledgehammer: Like Epistemological Air Boxing The Gospel Coalition
Stephen Hawking and the AI Apocalypse Mind Matters
Something is rotten in the state of Denmark Uncommon Descent
Michael Egnor: How is human language different from animal signals? Mind Matters
Planets with oxygen not necessarily good candidates for ET life? Uncommon Descent
There Is No Such Thing as Conscious Thought Scientific American
Understanding Nazi Ideology Can Help Us Avoid Its Horrors Gospel Coalition
How Big Data Has Created a Big Crisis in Science Real Clear Science