Darwinians Find Positive Selection

January 7, 2017 in Darwin and EvolutionGeneticsPhilosophy of Science

Yesterday we broadcast seven episodes of the Darwin Fail comedy show. Today, we let some evolutionists claim success for positive natural selection.

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Non-Darwinian Biological Change

August 11, 2016 in BotanyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEarly ManFossilsGeneticsHuman BodyMammalsMarine BiologyMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Scientists find many examples of biological change that do not fit the mutation-selection paradigm.

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“Convergent Evolution” Widespread at All Scales in Ocean

April 20, 2015 in BirdsDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDinosaursDumb IdeasFossilsMammalsMarine BiologyPhilosophy of ScienceTerrestrial Zoology

A study of marine tetrapods that “evolved” for ocean life shows “convergent evolution” rampant at all scales over “hundreds of millions of years.”

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The Hunt for Selection in the Genes

April 9, 2013 in Darwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEarly ManGeneticsHuman BodyMammals

One might think that 154 years after Darwin’s book about it, natural selection would be empirically obvious. The journal Nature went on a search for it in DNA.

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