Homo naledi Is Young
May 10, 2017
The media are abuzz with disappointment that this cache of bones in South Africa is too young to be a missing link. Homo naledi is one of the most astonishing “hominin” fossil finds in recent years, on par with the “hobbits” (Homo floresiensis) of Indonesia. Debates have gone wild since Lee Berger announced hundreds of […]
Weekend Digest, May 6, 2017
May 6, 2017
Here's a collection of quick takes on interesting developments in the science news, from Saturn to a possible cure for malaria; from your liver to Sunday funnies.
The Human Evolution Textbook Has to be Rewritten Yet Again!
May 3, 2017
This post by Dr. Jerry Bergman exposes the shoddy interpretations drawn from controversial flakes of rock that are turned by reporters into world-shattering news.
Ancient DNA Recovered from Caves
May 3, 2017
New techniques are allowing scientists to extract ancient DNA from cave soil. But is it really as old as claimed?
Are Hobbits Human?
April 25, 2017
Are the little people of Indonesia and South Africa just small versions of us? Wherever they came from, and whatever they were doing in the caves in which they were found, they don't fit evolutionary expectations.
Illogic Is Rife in Science Media
April 9, 2017
A simple exercise shows that what materialists are telling us cannot possibly be true. So why do reporters give them any mind?
Secular Scientists Prefer Humans Extinct
April 2, 2017
At a recent panel, scientists doubted whether it would be a good idea to revive the human species if it went extinct.
Time to Re-Mind the Brain
March 19, 2017
A radical rethink is needed to understand the brain, a neuroscientist complains. A radical rethink is needed to understand human exceptionalism, too.
Amazonia Not Pristine
March 2, 2017
The tropical rainforests of Brazil, once thought to be pristine habitats of noble savages, show evidence of mass reworking by humans for millennia.
Why Was Civilization So Late in Coming?
February 27, 2017
According to evolutionists, modern man appeared 200,000 years ago, but civilization appeared only 8,000 years ago. We examine their explanations.
Fossils Destroy Human Evolution Story Again
February 16, 2017
The old picture of human evolution is in tatters again.
Evolutionary Materialism Promotes Deadly Sins
February 12, 2017
Name a vice, and Darwinians will be there to rationalize it on evolutionary grounds. They claim proud ownership of the Seven Deadly Sins.
Darwinism Still Corrupts Culture
January 22, 2017
The bad fruits of Social Darwinism are well known. Less well known are ongoing negative influences of modern Darwinian ideas on human behavior.
People Have an Innate Preference for Logical Truth
January 2, 2017
Experiments show that logical conclusions reached by abstract reasoning make people feel better than illogical conclusions do.
More Body Wonders
December 16, 2016
Things you probably didn't learn about in anatomy or physiology.