Shining Light on Dark Energy
October 21, 2012
Fifteen years after cosmologists proposed the existence of dark energy, they have learned nothing about it. In “Cosmology: Out of the Darkness,” Matthew Chalmers discussed the current thinking of Brian Schmidt, who shared the Nobel prize in 2011 for discovering cosmic acceleration (actually, an inference based on light from supernovae; see 9/30/2012). “Fifteen years after […]
Human Mutation Clock Half Off
October 20, 2012
An evolutionary standard for dating key events in human evolution has been shown to be half off, even by their own assumptions.
Monarch Deposed by Painted Lady
October 19, 2012
Painted lady butterflies make an even more spectacular migration than the famous Monarchs, observers just found.
New Jaws Sequel Has Evolutionists Teething
October 19, 2012
The evolution of teeth got pushed back farther in time, thanks to analysis of a placoderm fossil.
Brain Size: Another Evolutionary Assumption Shot in the Head
October 17, 2012
Brain size can't be used as an independent measure of fitness, five evolutionary anthropologists contend.
More Evidence Our Solar System Is Uniquely Suited for Life
October 16, 2012
With over 2,000 extrasolar planets found around nearly as many stars, there's still no place like home.
More Fossils Appear Abruptly
October 15, 2012
Two more finds show spectacular stasis – the lack of evolution.
Weekend Grab Bag
October 14, 2012
Here are links to recent science findings and claims sure to stimulate thinking and further research.
Evolutionist Beside Himself with "Science Denialism"
October 13, 2012
Sean B. Carroll is frustrated so many still deny evolution, but he shoots his own argument in the foot.
Cambrian Explosion Began with Big Brains
October 11, 2012
A fossil Cambrian arthropod shows a large complex brain, prompting evolutionists to propose that evolution ran backwards from there.
Pregnancy Protects the Unborn from Immune Attacks
October 10, 2012
The mother's immune system learns how to protect the embryo instead of attacking it as foreign material.
Eating Meat Made Us Human
October 9, 2012
Sorry, vegans; evolutionists tell us that eating meat 1.5 million years ago made us what we are today.
October 8, 2012
Is "convergent evolution" a convenient escape clause for evidence that contradicts evolution?
Survival of the Nicest
October 7, 2012
Baboons monitored for personality did best if they fell in the "Nice" category.
Lemur-fish, Vege-fang and other Fossil Follies
October 4, 2012
Fossils are doing just fine, but the scientists who interpret them are having a rough week (or century).