Macro-evolution observed in the laboratory

Evolution can easily be observed in the laboratory and in the world around us.  We can see moths evolve their coloring to match the color of soot that covers their habitat, watch bacteria evolve antibiotic resistance in hospitals, and my favorite variety of grapefruit (that’s Rio Star) was made by scientists who exposed seeds to radiation…

99.85% of America’s Earth and Life Scientists Accepts Evolution

According to Newsweek magazine, 99.85% of American earth and life scientists accept biological evolution as a fact. Scientists and engineers in the United States, only about 5% are creationists, according to a 1991 Gallup poll (Robinson 1995, Witham 1997). However, this number includes those working in fields not related to life origins (such as computer scientists, mechanical engineers, etc.). 

Strange Organism Has Unique Roots in the Tree of Life

This protozoan is so unique, it belongs to a whole new kingdom, say researchers. Talk about extended family: A single-celled organism in Norway has been called “mankind’s furthest relative.” It is so far removed from the organisms we know that researchers claim it belongs to a new base group, called a kingdom, on the tree…