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on March 5, 2016 in World News

Scientific paper which says the human hand was designed by a ‘Creator’ sparks controversy

The paper’s perceived references to intelligent design have provoked anger and calls for a boycott of the journal Doug Bolton    @DougieBolton A recent scientific paper on the movement of the human hand has faced strong criticism for referring to a ‘Creator’ throughout. The paper, titled: ‘Biomechanical characteristics of hand coordination in grasping activities of daily living’ was written by a team of four researchers, three from Huazhong University in China, and one from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts. Published in the PLOS ONE journal, the fairly conventional study looked at the mechanics of how we grasp things, and involved the measurement...

The paper’s perceived references to intelligent design have provoked anger and calls for a boycott of the journal Doug Bolton    @DougieBolton A recent scientific paper on the movement of the human hand has faced strong criticism for referring to a...

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