Bee Brain Shows Design Matters Over Size
October 22, 2013
Honeybees can be trained to grasp conceptual relationships, new experiments show, demonstrating that it's not just brain size that governs ability.
Wrong Again: Several Species of Homo Collapse Into One
October 18, 2013
A well-preserved complete skull from Dmanisi, Georgia, has ignited a firestorm, threatening to declassify various claimed species of Homo into one, Homo erectus.
More Reasons to Doubt the Evolutionary Caveman Story
October 14, 2013
Complex behaviors showing foresight and planning are adding to a long list of contradictions to evolutionary explanations about "brute" ancestors.
Junk Science Gets Good Press if It Supports Darwinism
September 13, 2013
The headlines for some scientific news stories might leave philosophers of science wagging their heads. Few, though, are the reporters willing to call something really dumb, or at least questionable—especially if it appears to support evolution.
Scientists Are Not Experts on Values
August 18, 2013
The "fact-value split" is a dubious distinction, illustrated by several recent articles. Scientists cannot act as if their findings are values-free.
Meet Your New Teacher, Prof. Neanderthal
August 14, 2013
Far from being dumb brutes stuck in caves, Neanderthals may have taught modern people techniques that are still used today.
Well, Duh; Adam and Eve Were Contemporaries
August 8, 2013
New genetic studies confirm the existence of a "Y-Chromosome Adam" and "Mitochondrial Eve" but, contrary to earlier analyses, place them in the same time frame.
From Hunter-Gatherer to Modern Farmer
July 28, 2013
Here are some headlines concerning early man and the ongoing struggle by humans to improve life.
Longevity of DNA Estimated
July 18, 2013
How long can DNA survive in a fossil? Claims of ancient DNA can be compared with a new estimate based on a crime scene.
Farming Came Too Late in the Evolutionary Timetable
July 6, 2013
Even with generous dates of 10,000 years for the origin of farming, what were modern humans doing for tens of thousands of years or more?
Homo erectus were good pitchers
June 29, 2013
Science news sites are talking about the evolution of human throwing, but it's mostly speculation based on prior faith in Darwinism. The real story is good design in the human shoulder.
Are These Horse Genes Really 700,000 Years Old?
June 27, 2013
News sites are celebrating a "spectacular" new record for fossil DNA, claiming horse genes found in permafrost are 700,000 years old, placing the common ancestor two million years earlier than thought.
Is This Primate a Prime Mate?
June 9, 2013
The news media jumped onto claims that a tiny primate fossil is an ancestor of human beings, when it is really an amazing example of biological miniaturization.
Genetic Dating Can Fool Scientists
June 1, 2013
The dates of some human migrations could have been much more recent than genetic data indicates. What of even older dates?
Roach Bait Story Highlights Abuse of Word "Evolution"
May 25, 2013
Evolution is one of the most carelessly-used words in science, as several recent articles show. Not all change is evolution the way Darwin meant it.