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Grading Evolutionary Success Claims

Reporters often credit Darwinian evolution for explaining mysteries in biology. Let's play teacher and grade their papers.

Body Diversity Threatens to Undermine Paleoanthropology

People don't all look the same today; body types vary tremendously. Why should we assume differently about the past?

Stone Tools Still Have Animal Residue

Claimed to be half a million years old, stone tools found in Israel still contain traces of animal fat and vegetable matter.

Fudging Evolution to Avoid Falsification

Evolutionary theory follows Finagle's Rule #4: "Draw your curves, then plot your data."

Another "Oldest Homo" Contender Alleged

Not again: another jawbone is making the rounds in the human-evolution saga.

Cosmic Theater

Cosmologists act less like scientists and more like actors, the more that anomalies threaten their paradigm.

Animal PhDs in Physics

Many animals and plants have mastered physics and chemistry. Engineers would do well to learn from them.

Adult Brain Can Build New Neurons

A dogma-challenging find raises a question: does the environment create the mind?

Darwin-Loving Democrat Takes Helm of AAAS

Former Congressman Rush D. Holt gives his inaugural editorial in Science Magazine.

Darwinians Fill Gaps With Magic

Like rabbits in a magic show, things just "appear" on the Darwin stage. And like magicians, Darwinians don't reveal how the trick is done.

Darwin's Land of Make-Believe

Darwin supporters use cartoons and rap music to push their message to humans—and aliens.

Science Can Dumb Down, Corrupt, and Mislead the Public for Decades

It's impossible to present so-called scientific "findings" about the human mind that are morally neutral.

Darwin's Finches: What Evolved, the Birds or the Story?

Imagine spending 40 years of your life promoting Darwinian evolution with Galapagos finches, only to find out on Darwin Day that the birds hybridize and cross-breed.

Can Altruism Evolve?

Many animals cooperate; that's an evolutionary puzzle itself. But how can evolution explain human charity to distant strangers?

Mammals vs. Evolution

Whether living or fossilized, mammals do not tell an evolutionary story.
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