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Today's Creation Moment

Jul
24
How Old Is Human DNA?
Genesis 11:8
"So the Lord scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city."
Mitochondria generate energy inside each of your cells. They have their own DNA, which is passed directly from mother to child. This fact and the known rate at which mitochondrial DNA mutates has led...
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I was stationed in Hawaii, (Kaneohe Bay Marine Corps Air Station on Oahu), in 1973. I found some amber-like stuff oozing from a palm tree. There were no insects in it, and it was of the consistency of chewed gum. I put a bit, the size of a marble into a film canister. Many years later, I came upon that film canister, and found the resin to be harder than wood. On a fling, a friend of ours took it to the university where he works, and had it tested. The report came back that it was spruce amber, and over 150,000 years old. I never did tell them, "The rest of the story."

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