March 20, 2015
Evolutionary articles often say that new data will cause them to rethink evolution. Maybe they're not thinking deeply enough.
More Attempts to Explain Chirality
March 17, 2015
Despite the hype in some reports, the highly-designed experiments only underscore the problem for origin of life theories.
Water Worlds Tempt with Life, Not Youth
March 13, 2015
More and more planets and moons are suspected of having liquid water, but what should be the logical implications?
Ghost of Scientific Racism Not Busted
February 25, 2015
A 1920 science project was "preposterous and disgraceful," but have today's scientists learned the lesson?
Epigenome Project Finds Symphony in Cells
February 21, 2015
If all cells have the same genome, why do they look and act differently? The epigenome conducts each part in the symphony.
Darwinians Fill Gaps With Magic
February 17, 2015
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.
"Natural Evil" May Be Broken Good
February 16, 2015
Things in nature we consider nasty are sometimes good systems that have broken.
Darwin's Finches: What Evolved, the Birds or the Story?
February 12, 2015
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.
Mammals vs. Evolution
February 6, 2015
Whether living or fossilized, mammals do not tell an evolutionary story.
Language Came Before Neurons
February 3, 2015
Experiments hint at the precedence of mind before brain when it comes to language.... and love.
Animals Come Pre-Equipped With Machinery
January 14, 2015
Guidance systems, compasses, switchboards, motors, robotic machines: we're talking about systems inside animals—and you.
Magic Ribosome Appears as Missing Link
January 7, 2015
A father-daughter team takes on the "selfish gene" concept and considers the ribosome as the "missing link" for lucky LUCA.
Pathogens Don't Exist
December 10, 2014
It takes a partnership to have a disease, say two microbiologists who argue for ditching the word "pathogen."
The New Horse Series: Genomes Confuse "Textbook Example of Evolution"
December 3, 2014
Horses, asses and zebras show evidence of gene flow despite extreme chromosome rearrangements.
Mosquitoes Developed a Taste for Human Blood Recently
December 1, 2014
An experiment with disease-carrying mosquitoes in Africa showed a surprising result: they switched to human blood just thousands of years ago.