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.
Mystery Moon (and Meteorites, and Stars)
July 17, 2013
One would think astronomers would not be stumped in 2013 by common objects like the moon, meteors and stars. But they are. It's driving them mad.
Ancient Text Found in Jerusalem from David's Time
July 12, 2013
Inscriptions are rare but valuable artifacts in archaeology. Though short and simple, a fragmentary inscription on a jug sets a record as the oldest ever found in Jerusalem, from the era of David and Solomon or before.
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 […]
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?
Big Flood on Mars; Why Not on Earth?
June 28, 2013
More evidence has been presented for a "voluminous" flood on Mars, where there is no water today. So why is a comparable flood disfavored for Earth, where water covers 70% of the surface?
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.
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.
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?
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.
Fresh Impacts Viewed on Mars, Moon
May 21, 2013
New impacts observed on the moon and Mars allow space scientists to learn about crater formation in near real time. What conclusions can be drawn?
Out-of-Order Fossils Make Darwinists Wave Hands
May 16, 2013
When a fossil violates Darwinist expectations, it never falsifies the theory. It just creates a new round of imaginative gesticulations.
Darwin's Tree of Life is a Tangled Bramble Bush
May 15, 2013
Researchers at Vanderbilt University are tied up in knots trying to locate Darwin's branching tree in contradictory data.
Moon Water and Magnetism Mystifies Astronomers
May 12, 2013
Two mysteries from the moon are forcing revisions to textbooks. One concerns water in moon minerals. The other concerns the moon's magnetic field.