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Left-Handed Amino Acid Puzzle Remains

A new suggestion of how life ended up with left-handed amino acids comes up short.

Animals Win the Gold

As the Olympics begin in London, it's fun to consider how animals would compete against humans.

Scientific Institutions Engage in Leftist Advocacy

For an enterprise supposedly as unpolitical and bias-free as science classically is supposed to be, conservatism is surprisingly rare.

Humans by Mistake

Scientists from Scotland claim to trace our origins to a genetic mistake 500 million years ago.

Evolution Falsely So Called

Evolutionary theory gets credited for changes that really do not help Darwin's view of a universal tree of life. Three examples show how.

Man Blamed for Living Fossil Extinction Threat

The chambered nautilus is on the decline, after 500 million years of survival from the world's greatest extinction events. Guess who's to blame.

Roots of a Dangerous Darwinian Doctrine Live On

Tie "survival of the fittest" to "larger brains are more fit" and what do you get?

Body Double: Your Body as a Template for Inventors

Your body contains a lot of things engineers would like to copy, and not just at the scale of C3P0-like humanoid robots.

Boat Men or Float Men

Alleged human ancestors may have drifted to islands without boats, an evolutionist claims.

Venter: Life Is Robotic Software

What is life? It's software that runs biological robots, says a leading geneticist.

Birdifying Dinosaurs

Birds and dinosaurs have oval eggs and big eyes. Does this necessarily mean they evolved from a common ancestor?

Our Poisonous Moon: Better from a Distance

The moon stabilizes Earth's axis and regulates the tides, but enjoy it from a distance. Now there are more reasons you wouldn't want to live there.

Ingenious Seed Bomb "Designed by Evolution"

Red hot peppers! Can evolution "design" anything, especially a chemical bomb a plant uses to be sure its seeds get spread properly?

Arsenic Life Isn't

Remember the claim in 2010 that living organisms were discovered using arsenic instead of phosphate? Further tests show it was not the case.

Are Two Cambrian Explosions Better than One?

Something seems wrong with this picture: deep sea creatures living in the dark were preserved in ash from a land volcano.
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