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“It’s alive!”* That headline—and similar ones—appeared in sensationalist media accounts about the synthesis of a reproducing cell in a research lab. The media justifiably applauded the production of a synthetic bacterium, but most reports failed to explain that all of the components already existed.

While Dr. J. Craig Venter’s research is amazing and may greatly benefit mankind, it had nothing to do with molecules-to-man evolution.

Intelligent scientists working in state-of-the-art labs still have not produced anything near a new life form from scratch. Moreover, the mindless process of naturalistic evolution—even given billions of years—would not fare any better.

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Answers Magazine

October – December 2010

Human life is sacred, from conception until the day we die. This issue focuses on a creation-based understanding of the sanctity of life and mankind’s violation of the Creator’s clear directives. Feature articles explain when life truly begins, the shocking reality of human trafficking even in the West, and end-of-life decisions, such as living wills. Don’t miss this informative, edifying, and challenging issue!

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