Sexual Selection Is a Zombie Idea
January 24, 2014
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)
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.
Miller-Urey Spark Discharge Experiment Resurrected
January 21, 2014
Technicians provide detailed instructions how to spark gases to make amino acids without causing explosions in the lab.
Astrobiolo-SETI: Science or Fantasy?
January 20, 2014
Fantastical scenarios with no evidence – sometimes contrary to evidence – continue to get good publicity in science venues.
Materialists Shoot Themselves in the Foot
January 19, 2014
In science, it's never wise to propose a self-refuting theory.
Pain: Evolution or Curse?
January 17, 2014
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?
Here Comes Cosmos Again
January 15, 2014
Carl Sagan's TV series Cosmos is coming back in version 2.0 with a new cast of atheists to spread the gospel of scientism.
Tiktaalik Is Back, This Time With a Hip Twist
January 14, 2014
Discoverer of a putative ancestor of tetrapods thinks it came with rear-wheel drive.
Hand of God Is Not Nebulous
January 13, 2014
An exploded star that resembles a giant hand provides opportunity to discuss theology and intelligent design.
"Inclusive Fitness" Is a Just-So Story Generator
January 12, 2014
Critics of the "inclusive fitness" evolutionary explanation for altruism liken it to Ptolemy's epicycles.
Imagining Worlds – No Evidence Required
January 11, 2014
Science fiction is fun, but science demands evidence, not imagination.
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.
Dark Matter Search Tinkers with Mythology
January 6, 2014
They can't find it, but it must be there. How long can that approach be sustained?
Can Anticreationist Rhetoric Survive Debate?
January 4, 2014
Darwinist rhetoric thrives when it's the only show in town.
Paleoanthropologist Overthrows Darwinian Tree of Man: We Are All One
January 3, 2014
A veteran paleoanthropologist says the discoveries of 2013 have replaced Darwin's tree picture of human evolution with a "braid."