Amber Alert: New Discoveries in Old Sap
August 5, 2014
Even old pieces of amber in a museum drawer can reveal unexpected surprises.
Rest of the Story: Hobbit Evolution Debunked
August 5, 2014
That little skull from a cave in Indonesia was not a pre-human, but a regular human with Down Syndrome.
Can You Shrink a Dinosaur to Make a Bird?
August 3, 2014
A new research paper claims that birds emerged from a long process of dinosaur miniaturization. The news media loved it.
Dinosaur Extinction Story Becomes More Chancy
July 29, 2014
Why did dinosaurs die but birds and butterflies survive? The latest idea involves sheer dumb luck.
Featherlike Structures Are Not Feathers
July 25, 2014
The media have jumped all over a discovery of fuzz on a small ornithischian dinosaur, ignoring the evolutionary problems.
Real Feathers Found on Imaginary Dinosaur
July 24, 2014
We've reported "imaginary feathers" on dinosaurs over the years, but this new fossil bird could fly.
July 15, 2014
Recent fossil discoveries include some eye-openers and world records.
Mammals Worth Looking Up to (or Down at)
July 13, 2014
Furry friends around the world get respect from researchers who look at them carefully.
Good-bye Heidelberg Man: You Never Existed
July 11, 2014
Is "Heidelberg Man" a non-person? Some anthropologists are now claiming that so-called Homo heidelbergensis is nothing more than "a paleoanthropologists' construct."
Everything You Wanted to Know About Pterosaurs, Except Their Evolution
July 8, 2014
Despite 200 years of study, evolutionists know almost nothing about how pterosaurs evolved. A fossil graveyard in China adds to the mystery.
New Archaeopteryx Fossil Grounds Evolutionary Ideas About Flight
July 3, 2014
The 11th fossil of Archaeopteryx, found in German limestone, has dished up some surprises that finish off the old evolutionary icon.
Neanderthal Ancestry Becomes More Convoluted
June 20, 2014
Reports from a Spanish Cave are producing a welter of opinions about what evolved into whom, and when.
Soft Tissue Found in Chile Ichthyosaur Bonanza
June 9, 2014
They were buried in the deep sea, but are becoming exposed under a glacier in southern Chile.
German Early-Man Site Shocks Archaeologists with Improbable Dates
June 7, 2014
Researcher says, "It just goes to show that the easiest way to be wrong in paleoanthropology is to underestimate our ancestors' abilities."
When Is a Fossil Not a Fossil? Oldest "Fossil" Debunked
June 1, 2014
Certain trace fossils said to be 3.45 billion years old are probably not fossils at all, a reassessment finds.