A Dinosaur Is Not a Rooster
December 13, 2013
An apparent fleshy appendage on the head of a hadrosaur does not mean it is an evolutionary link to birds.
Europa Joins the Geyser Club
December 12, 2013
Hints of watery plumes have been detected on Europa – like Enceladus, at its south pole, too.
Extreme Speculation Presented as Science
December 11, 2013
Things no one could possibly ever know are being reported by science journals and news sites as things worthy of scientific faith.
Awe, Shucks: Backwards Causation in Scientific Explanation
December 8, 2013
Is it the emotion of awe that creates belief in the supernatural, or is it the other way around?
Hummingbird Metabolism a "Marvel of Evolutionary Engineering"
December 5, 2013
Unlike humans, hummingbirds are equally good at extracting energy from fructose as from glucose. They are marvels of evolutionary engineering. That makes perfect evolutionary sense.
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.
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.
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.
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?
What Do Geologists Know About the Early Earth?
November 14, 2013
There's not much data, and there's a lot of doubt and debate. That's what a geologist admits about theories of early earth history.
Evolutionary Origin-of-Life Speculations Contradict Each Other
November 9, 2013
Good scientific approaches should converge on the truth. In secular origin-of-life studies, theories run off in all directions, often crashing into one another.
NASA Astrobiologists Draw Comics on the Job
November 6, 2013
A federally-funded NASA website about astrobiology has just launched an evolutionary comic strip. Is this an appropriate use of taxpayer funds?
Whale of a Batty Tale on Sonar Evolution
November 4, 2013
How did two animals completely different in size and ancestry, living in very different environments, arrive at the same complex sensing mechanism?
Wrong Again: Several Species of Homo Collapse Into One
October 18, 2013
A well-preserved complete skull from Dmanisi, Georgia, has ignited a firestorm, threatening to declassify various claimed species of Homo into one, Homo erectus.