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Darwinism Evolves to Elude Falsification

The flexibility of Darwinian stories can be seen in two recent escape mechanisms.

Selected Carp Devolved Rapidly to Wild Type

Artificial selection isn't forever. Some fish reverted to their old ways.

Weekend Biomimetics Parade

Here's a quick list of exciting news about how imitation of nature's designs is leading to wonderful inventions.

Secularists Battle Over Which Life Theory Is More Wrong

Origin-of-life camps don't recognize that RNA-World theories and hydrothermal-vent theories suffer from the same basic problem.

Materialists Have No Theory of Human Dignity

People logically make the connection between human exceptionalism and dignity, but scientific materialism cannot supply either.

Darwinism as All-Purpose Fiction Plot

No scientific rigor needed. Just say "It evolved."

Mars Life Hopes Reduced

Key assumptions about habitability on Mars have fallen, but astrobiologists try to keep hope alive.

Non-Darwinian Biological Change

Scientists find many examples of biological change that do not fit the mutation-selection paradigm.

Sunflower Motion Is Complex

They follow the sun, but how? Scientists are just finding out the mechanisms behind light tracking in sunflowers.

Silly Stories Demean Science

If science had an icon like the Statue of Liberty, she would be hanging her head in disgrace for what passes for science these days.

Fossil DNA Stuns Geologists

None of them would have believed DNA could survive over a million years. They have no explanation for its preservation.

Platypus Evolution "Remains a Mystery"

Evolution spectacularly fails to explain one of the planet's most intriguing animals.

Hydrothermal OOL Chemistry Is Unlikely

A favorite way for theorists to get around the lack of enzymes at the origin of life is shown to be implausible.

Bacteria You Can Love

Wrongly feared only as agents of disease, many bacteria are allies in our quest for health.

Adult Stem Cells Continue to Show Promise

Ethical stem cells from adult tissues make more news than embryonic stem cells.
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