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Antibiotic Resistance Genes Found in Medieval Human Dung

Centuries before antibiotics were put into use for human health, genes for antibiotic resistance already existed in viruses found in human coprolites, new research shows.

The Human Being Is a Valuable Design

There's more amazing technology going on inside you than meets the eye. Should not human life be honored and protected?

Biomimetics Quiz

Match the living thing with the technology being developed by imitating its design features.

Downfall of Homo antecessor, Ancestor in Name Only

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

Early Man Findings Contradict Evolution

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

Things You Didn't Know About Your Body

Here are more glimpses at the power under the hood: capabilities recently discovered by researchers.

Sexual Selection Is a Zombie Idea

An evolutionary ecologist sets up the Darwinian story of male-female facial differences only to debunk them.

People Can Be Devious Lab Rats (and Researchers)

Human lab rats can fool human researchers, who in turn can fool the human public. Honesty must be the only policy in science.

Pain: Evolution or Curse?

It doesn't take much "evolution" to create a toxin, or to switch on or amplify the pain response. Are these good things gone bad?

Paleoanthropologist Overthrows Darwinian Tree of Man: We Are All One

A veteran paleoanthropologist says the discoveries of 2013 have replaced Darwin's tree picture of human evolution with a "braid."

More Discoveries Contradict Human Evolution Story

As more findings fail to fit the Darwinian picture, the evolutionary story of man appears to be unraveling.

Engineering Designs Found Throughout the Biosphere

News from biomimetics is coming in so fast, there's only time for brief mentions in a growing list of living designs worth copying.

Hummingbird Metabolism a "Marvel of Evolutionary Engineering"

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.

Javelin Upsets Early Man Timeline

A well-crafted spear point for a javelin is dated way too early for the current evolutionary timeline.

New Attempts to Disparage Maleness

Lab mice can produce offspring with just two genes from their Y chromosomes, but what does that mean for men?
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