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  • Ultraconserved sequences pose megaproblems for evolutionary theory

    02/05/2009 7:26:33 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 33 replies · 988+ views
    Journal of Creation ^ | Peter Borger and Royal Truman
    According to Darwinian theory, in the past we had a common ancestor with baboons, further back with bananas and still further with bacteria. This dogma has spread like a ‘meme’, which is a contagious idea that propagates in a similar way as a virus by infecting brains, according to inventor of the word, Richard Dawkins.1 In 2002, Roy Britten dispelled the first monkey meme that human and chimpanzee DNA sequences are 98.5% identical.2 He showed that when indelmutations were also taken into account, the difference suddenly became about 5%. The fact that chimpanzee genomes are about 10% larger than that...
  • Bettie Page dies at 85;

    12/11/2008 9:21:57 PM PST · by Nachum · 56 replies · 2,097+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 12-11-2008 | Louis Sahagun
    Bettie Page, the brunet pinup queen with a shoulder-length pageboy hairdo and kitschy bangs whose saucy photos helped usher in the sexual revolution of the 1960s, has died. She was 85. Page, whose later life was marked by depression, violent mood swings and several years in a state mental institution, died Thursday night at Kindred Hospital in Los Angeles, where she had been on life support since suffering a heart attack Dec. 2, according to her agent, Mark Roesler.
  • FR Folding@Home Project Update -- We're in the Top 85 of all teams with 8.3 Million points

    07/07/2006 5:58:24 PM PDT · by soccer_maniac · 282 replies · 4,575+ views
    Time for a new FreeRepublic folding@home thread. Our FreeRepublic team of 351 members comprised primarily of Free Republic members in good standing have banded together to donate their excess CPU cycles to a worthy cause. Via distributed computing, millions of computers around the world, contribute directly to scientific research, in the quest for a greater understanding of diseases such as Alzheimer's, Cancer, and Mad Cow (BSE). Currently, the team is in 85th place (with 908 active CPUs - 47,400 completed Work Units and nearly 8.5 million points). This is an entirely voluntary program, and if you want to learn more,...
  • Honoring our heroes:Young and Old

    03/17/2005 12:25:54 PM PST · by JimVT · 9 replies · 427+ views
    20th Air Force Association ^ | 03/17/05 | JimVT
    My brother, one of a whole lot of WW2 heroes, turns 85 next month.
  • 85 bears return to studio

    09/03/2003 12:50:27 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 15 replies · 1,069+ views
    CHICAGO In news that has electrified the music world, the Chicago Bears Shufflin' Crew announced Monday that it is reuniting and will soon begin work on its first new material since the seminal 1985 single Super Bowl Shuffle. Above: The Shufflin' Crew's classic 1985 line-up. Confirming the recent swirl of music-industry rumors regarding a possible anniversary reunion, Shufflin' Crew lead singer Willie Gault told reporters,After years of solo gigs and side projects, "we decided it was time for us to work together again." Gault went on to strongly deny rumors that the Crew was returning to the studio looking for...