Tag Archives: Bilim ve Teknik

Familiar Sociobiological Myths in The New York Times

The 15 July, 2008, edition of The New York Times carried a report written by Nicholas Wade. His article, titled “Taking a Cue from Ants on Evolution,” discussed the latest research by the Harvard University entomologist Edward O. Wilson. In addition to the Encyclopaedia of Life, about biological diversity, and the book Superorganism, co-authored with Bert Holldobler, about termites, ants, …

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Bilim ve Teknik Magazine’s Biased Interpretation of Human Beings’ Superiority over Chimpanzees

In July, 2007, the Turkish magazine Bilim ve Teknik published an article by Prof. Osman Demirhan from Çukurova University titled “What Makes Us Different?”. The article in question investigated the insuperable differences between human beings and chimpanzees and what the molecular causes of these might be. The article stated that the molecular difference between human beings and chimpanzees had been …

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Evolutionist Errors Regarding the Sea Urchin Genome

In its December 2006 issue the Turkish magazine Bilim ve Teknik (Science and Technology) carried a report headed “The Sea Urchin Genome Confirms that We Are Related!” The article in question, based on a news release from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, reported the results of a genome analysis of the sea urchin published in the journal …

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The Latest Instance of Evolutionist Dogmatism

The Turkish journal Bilim ve Teknik (Science and Technology) carried a report headed “Was Life Inevitable?” in its December 2006 issue. The report concerned a new claim about the so-called spontaneous generation of life. The noteworthy thing in the article, however, was the judgmental crisis of the researchers concerned, rather than the claim itself, which was devoid of any scientific …

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