Posted by: raddestnerd | October 10, 2008

Scientists: Virginia Shark’s Pup A ‘Virgin Birth’

The following article surprised me.

I like that the discovery shows us that the virgin birth of Jesus of Nazareth isn’t so far fetched after all. Even if someone had difficulty believing that God who created the universe out of nothing has the power to come into the world as a man by virgin birth, this little doozie of an article, nudges them towards belief in the seemingly impossible:

Scientists: Virginia shark’s pup a ‘virgin birth’ from PhysOrg.com

(AP) — Scientists have confirmed the second case of a “virgin birth” in a shark. In a study reported Friday in the Journal of Fish Biology, scientists said DNA testing proved that a pup carried by a female Atlantic blacktip shark in the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center contained no genetic material from a male.

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