The original question was: I have been advised to have another “flu shot” because the flu virus is evolving, so I am no longer immune through last year’s shot. Also, how come people can get swine flu or bird flu if it has not evolved? Answer by Diane Eager The Influenza A virus certainly does […]
Answer by Simon Terry Personally I think slugs are an awesome part of God’s creation, so when I refer to them as pests I am using the term as it is applied to any species that has a detrimental effect on our gardens, farms, etc. Yet by this very definition we credit the creature as […]
The original question was: At a recent debate in Brisbane, Australia, Dr Lane Craig stated there’s no scriptural evidence that animals started dying only after Adam sinned. Yet the New Testament says that death of people came into the world through Adam’s sin, so when did animal death commence? Was it before the Fall of […]
The original question was: Hawaiian birds must have evolved as they are so far from anywhere else and not found anywhere else and the honey creepers are unique, so how do you explain that? Answer by Philip Snow Like the Galapagos Islands, Hawaii is a volcanic chain in the middle of a big ocean. It’s […]
The original question was: Why would God create a prostate gland that causes so much trouble in older men? Surely evolution is a better explanation than creation. Answer by John Mackay Let’s begin by asking a few simple questions: Firstly, do all men have prostate problems? Secondly, can we explain prostate problems? And lastly, how […]
Answer by Diane Eager The cane toad Bufo marinus was introduced from Hawaii to the east coast of northern Australia in the 1930s, in an attempt to control cane beetles in sugar cane farms. It was a great failure of biological control. Since then the toads have not only largely ignored the cane beetles, they […]
The original question was: I was wondering, has there ever been a documented mutation that produced a completely brand new function in an organism that wasn’t there before. I know that there have been a very small amount of beneficial mutations, but every example I’ve seen involves getting something broken. Answer by Diane Eager Since […]
There are similarities and differences.
SICKLE CELL ANAEMIA: How come people with this evolved resistance to malaria if man was made by God?
The resistance is real, but is it evolution?
What has actually changed in the moths?