Ho-Hum; Paleoanthropologists Confused Again
December 4, 2013
Upsets are so common in evolutionary studies of human ancestry, bystanders might well ask how often they find anything worth believing.
New Record Structure Defies Fundamental Tenet of Modern Cosmology
December 3, 2013
A structure over twice as large as the previous record holder puts immense strain on theories of the universe.
ISON Died a Customary Comet Death
December 2, 2013
Comet ISON was not unusual for breaking up and sputtering to a fiery end. That's in comets' nature.
Javelin Upsets Early Man Timeline
November 28, 2013
A well-crafted spear point for a javelin is dated way too early for the current evolutionary timeline.
New Attempts to Disparage Maleness
November 27, 2013
Lab mice can produce offspring with just two genes from their Y chromosomes, but what does that mean for men?
Dinosaur Soft Tissue "Explained"
November 26, 2013
The discoverer of soft tissue in dinosaur bone now has a new explanation for its preservation – but does it really answer the obvious question?
On Ethical Gray Zones
November 26, 2013
Examples from World War II and the present illustrate that just because some people compromise ethics doesn't mean ethics itself is a matter of opinion.
Look Up, Look Down at Natural Design
November 25, 2013
Swimmers, flyers, and things that just sit in the sun are the envy of bioengineers.
Trillions of Helpers in Your Body and Brain
November 24, 2013
Recent discoveries in human physiology should cause us to stand in awe of the design of our earthly dwelling, especially at the scale of cells.
Cosmic Lottery: How Many Habitable Planets?
November 23, 2013
News media ran with a suggestion that one in five stars has a habitable planet, but they didn't read the fine print.
Reporter Perpetuates Evolution Stereotypes in Texas Ed Article
November 22, 2013
AP reports are often multiplied uncritically across the world, even when their facts are wrong.
Lunar Dust Problem Re-opened
November 21, 2013
Long-lost Apollo data on lunar dust accumulation has been found, showing a tenfold increase over previous estimates. What does that imply about the age of the moon?
Bacteria Take Up Dead DNA, Scrambling Evolution
November 20, 2013
It's not just horizontal gene transfer that can obscure evolutionary history. Scientists have found bacteria recycling fragmented DNA from long-dead organisms. The impact on evolutionary theory could be substantial.
Jewish Radio Host Takes on Atheist Cosmologist
November 19, 2013
A popular radio talk show host held his own against a PhD cosmologist who argues the universe came from nothing.
Obvious Things Scientists Are "Discovering"
November 18, 2013
Do we really need scientists to tell us the obvious?