Rudolfensis and the Red-Nosed Paleoanthropologist
August 10, 2012
Add Leakey to Homo skulls and what do you get? Headlines! — with fine print that undermines the celebration.
Scientific Ethics Concerns Rising
August 5, 2012
For an enterprise as secular and materialistic as science, there's a lot of talk about morality these days.
More Olympic Creatures
August 1, 2012
Plants and animals continue to amaze us with their Olympic-level abilities. New observations promote some to the award stand.
Science of the Ten Commandments
July 29, 2012
Thinking about the Ten Commandments reduces cheating, even for atheists.
Animals Win the Gold
July 27, 2012
As the Olympics begin in London, it's fun to consider how animals would compete against humans.
Can Science Explain Mass Murder?
July 20, 2012
As the carnage of the latest mass murder is being assessed, TV commentators look predictably to psychologists for answers.
Roots of a Dangerous Darwinian Doctrine Live On
July 19, 2012
Tie "survival of the fittest" to "larger brains are more fit" and what do you get?
Are You a Musical Animal?
July 6, 2012
Music continues to be a distinctively human trait, despite evolutionists' attempts to find its origin in mutation and natural selection.
Psychologists Go Demonic
July 5, 2012
Delving into Ouija boards, committing fraud... is there anything secular psychologists won't stoop to?
SETI Gets Good Press
June 25, 2012
For an enterprise that has failed for 50 years, SETI gets good press. There are many worthy enterprises on the planet; what is it about SETI that gets honorable mention with nary a critical word?
Why Your Inner Ear Has a Spiral Shape
June 21, 2012
The cochlea in the inner ear, where sound is transmitted to the brain, has a spiral shape resembling a snail shell. It's not just to save space, researchers have found.
Beethoven Rolls Under Darwin
June 18, 2012
Beethoven may indeed be rolling in his grave, but not for the reasons some Darwin-loving reporters think.
Neanderthal-Heidelberg Distinction Blurs
June 14, 2012
"Heidelberg Man" has been a modern name imposed on certain fossil humans that have been unable to speak for themselves. Now, their bones appear to overlap with Neanderthals. But don't modern humans have Neanderthal DNA? Do the distinctions make any sense?
Myth Busters: Flubs in Evolutionary Anthropology
June 10, 2012
Evolutionary psychologists and anthropologists have trouble explaining living humans, let alone past ones.
"Darwin Fail" Entries Add Up
June 8, 2012
If nothing makes sense except in the light of evolution, the light sometimes is shining away from Darwin.