People Can Be Devious Lab Rats (and Researchers)
January 22, 2014
Human lab rats can fool human researchers, who in turn can fool the human public. Honesty must be the only policy in science.
January 18, 2014
The capabilities of animals large and small continue to fascinate scientists and the public. Here are some recent findings.
Evolutionary Tales Are Constructed Out of Imagination, Not Data
January 7, 2014
Fossil bits or genetic tidbits are often used as props for grand evolutionary tales, even when the data are problematic for Darwinian theory.
Did Zebras Invent Their Own Stripes?
December 22, 2013
The explanations some evolutionists give for fur and feather patterns sound like tales of talking animals planning out their new fashion lines.
More Surprises for Evolutionists
December 15, 2013
Neo-Darwinists would not have predicted the results they got when studying fish, alligators, monkeys and mice.
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?
Attack of the Giant Platypus
November 5, 2013
King Kong Platypus. Platypus-zilla. That's what they're calling a new fossil that is shaking up the platypus family tree.
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?
Amazing Fossils, Dead and Alive
October 29, 2013
Australia's oldest bird tracks with dinosaurs, "living fossil" sponges and other strange and wonderful findings accentuate the news on natural history.
Life Keeps Quality Time
October 26, 2013
Several recent findings describe how living organisms keep accurate time in surprising ways.
Sherpa Fitness Is Not Evolution
September 22, 2013
A study about mutations that might confer benefit to high-altitude Sherpas is being announced as an example of evolution, but variation within species is not Darwinian evolution.
Junk Science Gets Good Press if It Supports Darwinism
September 13, 2013
The headlines for some scientific news stories might leave philosophers of science wagging their heads. Few, though, are the reporters willing to call something really dumb, or at least questionable—especially if it appears to support evolution.
Tiger in Oil and Other Surprising Fossils
September 9, 2013
Deposits in North and South America reveal a rich diversity of mammals discovered by oil workers, some fossils in the oil.
Genetic Convergent Evolution Strains Credibility
September 6, 2013
"Convergent evolution" is the term given to similar designs that shouldn't be related. Recent widespread examples threaten to make the term lose any coherence it might have had
Survival of the Weakest
August 21, 2013
If "sometimes it pays to be a weakling," what does that mean for 154 years of Darwinian teaching about survival of the fittest? What does it mean, further, when sexual selection doesn't work?