Science: Drafting the Bombardier Beetle ^

Creationists use a bizarre insect to try to make their case

They are locked in unlikely combat, and no truce is in sight. On one side are the scientists, who have amassed such overwhelming geological, paleontological and biological evidence that evolution has shaped the course of life on earth that they take the theory for granted, sort of like the law of gravity. On the other side are the creationists, who apply the language but not the rigor of science to defend a literal interpretation of Genesis. As the creationists see it, the universe and solar system were born only 10,000 years ago, humans trod the earth in the company of hulking...

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