Friends, Read this story from the Associated Press. ATLANTA (AP) — An animal research center was fined $15,000 for animal care problems linked to the death of a monkey, federal authorities said Monday. Yerkes National Primate Research Center, part of Emory University, denied any willful wrongdoing, but agreed last week to pay the penalty, said… Continue reading Is this Irony?
Friends, What do you think this means: De Waal Traces Human Behavior to Apes. The renowned Yerkes primatologist designed an experiment in which two side-by-side apes were rewarded with the same food after completing the same task. Both animals repeated the task to continue to receive the reward. When one of the apes began to… Continue reading Yet More Convincing ‘scientific’ Proof of, uh…
Friends, This is a Philippine Tarsier. I just watched an amazing PBS documentary of this amazing nocturnal creature and the research being done to protect it. The animal was chronicled on Wild! It was an amazing episode. Click here for more information about this creature. Or here at the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology. You… Continue reading The Philippine Tarsier
Friends, Perhaps some of my more scientific friends could help me with this story because I’m not quite certain what to make of it at this point. Artificial Life. Here are a couple of questions. First, is he serious about this being used to ‘combat global warming’? Second, are there any ethical issues concerning what… Continue reading Help Me Here: Artificial Life in the Lab??
Friends, It appears that scientists do have a sense of humor about themselves. It is refreshing to see that not all scientists take themselves so seriously. This is actually quite a refreshing story and I wish I had known about the Ig Nobel Prizes before today. The lead paragraph: Ice cream may never be the… Continue reading Ig Nobel Prizes Stranger Than Fiction
Friends, Yet another liberal interpretation of the Bible. Yet another blatant attempt to include all people without calling all people to repentence in the Name of Jesus. Contrast the words of this liberal ‘theologian’ from San Fransisco: “I’m trying to help people understand that the Bible rightly interpreted, which I would think is through the… Continue reading Theologian Says Bible Does Not Condemn Gays | Christianpost.com
Father in Heaven, I pray in Jesus’ Name for these ones of yours who have lost their lives. I pray for these ones who are suffering the loss of their families, their property, their churches. Lord, have mercy on those who curse your people. We bless our enemies and pray for their forgiveness. Father, comfort… Continue reading Christians slaughtered over Muhammad cartoon