What's New in the Primordial Soup?
April 19, 2013
The bubbling froth percolates with ideas about how life "emerged," each new notion trying to outdo the last in vacuity.
OOLishness: The Imaginary World of Origin-of-Life Studies
March 20, 2013
Why aren't philosophers of science shaming origin-of-life researchers out of the science department? OOL theories depend on imagination, not empirical evidence, for their broad-brush conclusions.
OOL Follies: Evolutionists Ignore the Obvious Questions
February 13, 2013
In origin-of-life (OOL) research, any partial solution seems good enough, even if the big questions go unanswered.
Evolutionists' Storytelling Addiction
January 23, 2013
For professionals who should be concerned with evidence, many evolutionists are given to rampant speculation. The tipoff is usually a phrase like "may have," "could have," or "conceivably."
The Rapture and Bosh of Glittering Generalities
January 16, 2013
Grand scenarios of cosmic evolution sound angelic, but the devil is in the details. Neil Shubin needs to get real.
Faint Young Sun Paradox Solution Criticized
January 5, 2013
A proposed solution for keeping the Earth warm when the sun was 25% cooler leaves other evolutionists doubtful.
Mars Radiation May Not Be That Bad
November 18, 2012
Data from the Curiosity rover's RAD instrument seem to indicate astronauts could survive radiation reaching the surface.
Two Houdini Escapes in Origin-of-Life Speculations
November 4, 2012
Serious challenges to naturalistic origin of life theories (OOL) are wiggled out of magically in two pro-evolution articles.
Darwin Tree Visualization Tool Obscures More Than It Educates
October 24, 2012
A new website helps visualize evolution. But does it confirm or obfuscate the real world?
Is This Any Way to Learn About the Origin of Life?
September 22, 2012
Pollute, freeze, zap. Goal: "to better understand how life arose on Earth."
Bob Ballard Throws Out Textbooks for a Living
September 17, 2012
An interview with oceanographer Bob Ballard shows him taking glee at proving the scientific consensus wrong.
Hopes for Wet Mars Diminished
September 11, 2012
The clays on Mars that were thought to be indicative of a wet past could, instead, be formed by volcanoes.
Star Chemistry Constrains Habitable Zone
September 8, 2012
The chemistry of a parent star can have drastic effects on the habitability of an earth-like planet.
Origin-of-Life Researchers Excited Over Nothing
August 30, 2012
The phrase "building blocks of life" is pregnant with misinformation.
"Easy Does It" Evolution Credited with Anything and Everything
August 13, 2012
Reporters show remarkably little discernment about the limitations of natural selection, but scientists don't rebuke them.