Matthew Johnson

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41% of amphibians may disappear as Earth faces sixth 'great extinction': study

A stark depiction of the threat hanging over the world’s mammals, reptiles, amphibians and other life forms has been published by the prestigious …

An Evolution Outreach: How Species Evolve Like Languages

Understanding how languages change provides a lot of insight into biological evolution, writes Dennis Venema in a new series of posts for BioLogos.<p>I’ve written before about Venema, a young professor of biology at Trinity Western University in British Columbia, who devotes a lot of energy to the …

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We’ve been enjoying lots of butternut squash lately, after buying some at Kroger, then more at Aldi the next week for just $.59 each!<p>We’ve had this…a …

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Rosetta Reignites Debate on Earth's Oceans

<b>Dec. 14, 2014:</b> Where did our planet get its oceans? Among planetary scientists, this is one of the most important and perplexing questions about the …

Giant Space Microphones Will Record the Soundtrack of the Universe

The first direct detection of gravitational waves is nigh, and it comes with a surround-sound system.<p>​The direct detection of gravitational waves remains one of the most enduring white whales in cosmology. First predicted in Einstein's 1916 General Theory of Relativity, these ripples in spacetime …

Is Consciousness A Product Of The Brain Or Is The Brain The Receiver Of Consciousness?

Published on December 14, 2014 by admin · 1 Comment<p><b>“I regard consciousness as fundamental. I regard matter as derivative from consciousness. We</b> …

Meditation in Different Traditions - Balance

Meditation brings to mind traditional methods and iconography – yet at its heart, the practice is a personal exploration, a search for meaning …

The Archaeology of Food: An Ancient Indian Meal

<i>- By Aishwarya Pramod</i><br>Recently I attended a very interesting workshop on food in ancient India, hosted by Rushina Munshaw Ghildayal (culinary expert) …

New Family Tree Illuminates 'Big Bang' in Bird Evolution After Dinosaur Extinction

Comprehensive look at bird genes shows power of DNA to answer a staggering array of scientific questions.<p>A massive genetics project has produced the most comprehensive bird family tree ever, an embarrassment of scientific riches for studying everything from how birds evolved so quickly after …