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We commonly use the word die to describe when plants, animals, or humans no longer function biologically. However, this is not the definition of the word die or death in the Old Testament. The Hebrew word for die is used only in relation to the death of man or animals with the breath of life, not regarding plants.
More than 600 species of plants are known to be carnivorous. Today’s carnivorous plants show just how topsy-turvy the world has become. After Adam’s rebellion, God cursed the earth so that it would bring forth “thorns and thistles”. Plants once meant for good can now cause harm.
Darwin considered the floral biodiversity in the fossil record to be an “abominable mystery” as he could not understand how such variety could appear all at once through evolutionary processes. Evolutionists since Darwin’s time have puzzled over how so many sorts of flowers could evolve so quickly.
The ability of plants to produce food from the sun (photosynthesis) is one of the most important and complex biological processes known to scientists. By God’s design, we have more than just spinach to eat. No, The Creator filled the earth with an unimaginable variety and abundance of foods.
Fall may make us wonder, “Did Adam and Eve ever see such brilliant colors in the Garden of Eden?”
God wove even the harshest elements of the Curse into His beautiful plan.
Can you imagine a plant that is nutritious, grows rapidly without special care, has medicinal value, and provides chemicals to purify water in remote places?
Some realities of nature are so common that we don’t even stop to ask why. Like round trees.
The rich and vibrant greens of the forest canopy delight our eyes. But did you know that these leaves are hiding something they won’t reveal until fall?
This marvel of miniature design is set by tiny plants, called bladderworts, which seek to supplement their diet.
Jewish scientists have discovered an amazing species of rhubarb that “irrigates itself” through the advanced irrigation system on its broad leaves.
Are autumn’s colors explained by the Yucatan impact crater?
God constructed the lotus with the most advanced nanotechnology imaginable.
Were enough plants alive at the time of the Flood to produce huge reserves of coal so quickly?
Imagine a plant that’s sensitive to its surroundings and responds accordingly. Sound like science fiction? It’s not!
Flowers deep in the fossil record are just as advanced as flowers today.
Fossil has paleobotanists puzzling over the evolutionary origin of floral pollen.
Flower evolution has long been assigned to the Early Cretaceous period. Did Triassic dinosaurs wake up and smell the roses?
After the flood, there is evidence that forests sprang up in Antarctica.
Today's carnivorous plants show how topsy-turvy the world has become after Adam;s rebellion.
God placed within small seeds an astonishing ability to move mountains, which even pyramid builders sought to imitate.
Creationists get so focused on finding evidence of design in individual organisms that they overlook the bigger picture—design of the ecosystems.
Critics have charged that the first two chapters of the Bible contain a contradiction regarding the creation of the vegetation. Tim Chaffey, AiG–U.S., explains.
One-third of the world’s sugar comes from the lowly sugar beet.
A cellular roadmap for the mustard plant reveals some secrets.
Do these creepy, crawly, plant experiments at home!
No doubt many News to Note readers ate cranberries this week, as the small fruit plays a big role in the traditional Thanksgiving holiday dinner in the United States. So should we have given thanks to evolution for the cranberry?
The existence of thousands of orchid species staggers the imagination. Yet each species seems perfectly adapted for the insects that pollinate the flower.
Creationists often respond to challenges that certain animals could not have been vegetarian before the Fall. Only rarely does this topic turn to carnivorous plants, but a new study of pitcher plants may provide support for creationists’ views.
Changes in the color of columbine flowers: another example of “evolution in action” that has little to do with Darwin.
This slideshow illustrates the incredible variety of orchids.
It’s another tall tale of “convergent evolution”: two separate plant groups that evolved the same critical building block.
Ron Dudek's favorite subject is carnivorous plants, which provide endless opportunities to share about the amazing designs in God's creation.
Each year I speak to dozens of adults and children about the wonders of carnivorous plants. What happens if I stick my finger in a Venus flytrap?