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Unusual Fossils Call for Unusual Explanations

Some recent fossil finds require creative storytelling, but the science is the data –not the story.

Rethinking Fossils

Every time a new fossil turns up, a theory quakes. New evidence can subject a theory to the falsification test.

Surprises from the Ocean

News from marine biology and geology are unexpected from a long-age, evolutionary perspective.

Surprises in Evolutionary Tales

From spiders to crocodiles, animals rarely evolved the way they should have.

Man Blamed for Living Fossil Extinction Threat

The chambered nautilus is on the decline, after 500 million years of survival from the world's greatest extinction events. Guess who's to blame.
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