Divorce Spats Between Lucy and Designated Replacement
April 15, 2013
Lucy was the darling of the 1980s, but with Australopithecus sediba taking center stage, her fans are not happy.
Intact Protein Remnants Found in Dinosaur Eggs
April 10, 2013
A new record for soft tissue in a dinosaur fossil was reported in Nature: collagen in dinosaur eggs from the early Jurassic.
Freckled Trilobites Had Great Eyes
March 29, 2013
Darlings of the Cambrian Explosion, trilobites had spotted markings and sophisticated eyes. Some have been exceptionally well preserved as fossils, down to the level of individual cells.
Scientific Findings Can Be Counterintuitive
March 28, 2013
Here are examples of recent claims in science that seem to contradict what some would consider intuitively obvious. They should be kept in mind when evaluating other scientific truisms, like evolution.
The Ediacaran Era May Be a Flawed Concept
March 26, 2013
Before humans arrived, no strata came with "Ediacaran" stamped on them. Does this human-invented name have any real meaning? Does it tell time?
Arctic Camel Found
March 10, 2013
Fossils from a large species of camel living in Canada's high arctic contain soft tissue.
Intact Biomolecules Claimed to Be 350 Million Years Old
February 22, 2013
The oldest recovered biomolecules have been found in crinoid fossils – but are they really that old?
California Whale Fossils: Transitional Forms?
February 18, 2013
Several fossil whale parts found in a southern California canyon are being called transitional forms in whale evolution.
Meet Your Evolutionary Propagandists
February 11, 2013
The science media are calling us to "meet our earliest mammal ancestor" but is this based on evidence or hype?
Paleoanthropologist Exposes Shoddiness of "Early Man" Research
February 6, 2013
Many paleoanthropologists are bent on self-promotion, and the field lacks ability to regulate itself, a veteran researcher complains.
New Feathered Fossil, But Not Simple Evolution
January 26, 2013
You would think evolutionists would celebrate this new "feathered dinosaur" instead of furrowing their brows.
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."
Another Phylum Found in Cambrian Explosion
January 17, 2013
Fossils of members of phylum entoprocta, known from the Jurassic, are now found now found in Cambrian strata in abundance.
Stampeding Dinosaur Tracks Made in Water
January 11, 2013
What were these dinosaurs running from? Science Daily reported that dinosaur trackways in Australia, formerly presumed to have been made by a stampeding herd on land, were actually formed in water. “Queensland paleontologists have discovered that the world’s only recorded dinosaur stampede is largely made up of the tracks of swimming rather than running animals,” […]
What's Up with Alley Oop?
January 3, 2013
Here are some recent stories about human evolution. Some might deserve to be in the comics.