Jurassic Mammal: Puzzle or Prize for Darwin?
August 9, 2013
Two recently-reported Jurassic mammal fossils can be seen as puzzles for evolutionary theory, or confirmations of it – depending on the reporter.
Birds and Their Evolution (or Design)
July 30, 2013
Several recent science papers try to find evolution in bird brains, genes, and behaviors. Do they succeed?
News About Your Favorite Dinosaurs
July 24, 2013
T. Rex, Triceratops and other stars of the age of dinosaurs have made news lately. Here are some recent dinosaur findings.
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.
Muscle Power Is Designed, Not Evolutionary
July 13, 2013
The wonder of muscle inspires both awe at its design and opportunities for evolutionary storytelling.
Fossil Follies and Mysteries
July 11, 2013
Silently, fossils speak from the earth, requiring translation and interpretation by humans who didn't see when they were laid to rest.
Underwater Forest Discovered: How Old?
July 9, 2013
Sixty feet down in Gulf waters off the coast of Alabama, stumps of an old cypress forest have appeared. How can they be 52,000 years old when the wood still smells like cypress? The discovery was reported by Live Science. It includes a five-minute video tour of the area which the discoverers are keeping secret […]
Bizarre Creatures With Incredible Design
July 3, 2013
Animals, whether living or fossil, often show surprising tricks of sensation, adaptation, or ornamentation.
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.
Cambrian Explosion: Evolutionists Have No Answers
June 8, 2013
An intelligent design advocate is publishing a book this month that uses the Cambrian Explosion as evidence against Darwinism and for I.D. Two major evolutionary paleontologists have also published a book about the issue.
Do Confusing Branches Add up to a Darwin Tree?
June 5, 2013
Evolutionists routinely try to construct parts of Darwin's grand "tree of life" from fossils and genes. Do the parts come together as expected?
Two More Fossils Challenge Evolution
June 4, 2013
One living fossil and one dead fossil strain the credibility of evolutionary dates and mechanisms.
Felicitous Fossils Facilitate Phylogenetic Fabling
May 31, 2013
Here are some recent fossil finds that, whether they fit or not, are claimed to shed light on evolution.
What Is the Evidence for Feathers Before Flight?
May 28, 2013
Birds evolved from dinosaurs; that's the evolutionary consensus. Let's examine the evidence for that scenario.