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Story on Evolution of Birds Glosses Over Details

It takes more to turn a dinosaur into a bird than changing arm and leg ratios and reducing body size.

Evolutionary Explanations Add Illogic to Speculation

Some evolutionary explanations may sound reasonable until you do the accounting from Darwin's explanatory resources.

Ichthyosaur Fossilized Giving Birth

Caught in the act: another fossil shows an extinct marine reptile giving birth to live young.

New Cambrian Fossil Quarry Beats Burgess Shale

A new outcrop of the Burgess Shale formation in Canada appears to be richer and more diverse than the original.

Downfall of Homo antecessor, Ancestor in Name Only

Details make the story of Homo antecessor an improbable tale of human evolution.

Cretaceous Starling Flew Over Feathered Dinosaurs

A beautifully-preserved fossil from China shows a full-fledged bird doing just fine 60 million years before T. rex walked.

Chinese Dinosaurs May Have Been Buried in Volcanic Ash

A new analysis of Chinese fossils claims a Pompeii-style eruption buried them suddenly. What does this imply about dating the fossils?

Early Man Findings Contradict Evolution

Not only has man always been man, he could not have lived as many years ago as claimed.

Fishy Tales About Tetrapod Origins

It's a stretch for mutation and selection to make a fish crawl out onto land with four digitized limbs, to say nothing of lungs and a new body plan.

Tiktaalik Is Back, This Time With a Hip Twist

Discoverer of a putative ancestor of tetrapods thinks it came with rear-wheel drive.

Sharks Traveled Far but Evolved Nowhere

A shark genome shows the slowest evolution ever, but prehistoric sharks were the first to figure out long-distance migration.

Evolutionary Tales Are Constructed Out of Imagination, Not Data

Fossil bits or genetic tidbits are often used as props for grand evolutionary tales, even when the data are problematic for Darwinian theory.

Flower in Amber Shows No Evolution

The details in a flower said to be 100 million years old look just like those in modern flowers.
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