Which of the following is a valid scientific argument?
Group of answer choices
a) Measurements of sea level on the Gulf Coast taken this yearare lower than normal; the average monthly measurements were almost0.1 cm lower than normal in some areas. These facts prove that sealevel rise is not a problem.
b) A strain of mice was genetically engineered to lack a certaingene, and the mice were unable to reproduce. Introduction of thegene back into the mutant mice restored their ability to reproduce.These facts indicate that the gene is essential for mousereproduction.
c) A poll revealed that 34% of Americans believe that dinosaursand early humans co-existed because fossil footprints of eachspecies were found in the same location. This widespread belief isappropriate evidence to support the claim that humans did notevolve from ape ancestors.
d) This winter, the northeastern US received record amounts ofsnowfall, and the average monthly temperatures were more than 2°Flower than normal in some areas. These facts indicate that climatechange is occurring.