Weekend Digest, May 6, 2017
May 6, 2017
Here's a collection of quick takes on interesting developments in the science news, from Saturn to a possible cure for malaria; from your liver to Sunday funnies.
More Soft Tissue Found in Cretaceous Fossil Bird
March 24, 2017
Unrepentant over extreme falsification, evolutionary paleontologists are just taking it for granted that soft tissue can survive millions of years.
March 13, 2017
Every time a new fossil turns up, a theory quakes. New evidence can subject a theory to the falsification test.
Geology Fail at India
January 21, 2017
Tiny insects debunk a widely-taught scenario about where India came from.
Adult Stem Cells Eliminate Need for Embryo Killing
January 16, 2017
As another fight looms over presidential policy on embryonic stem cells, here's what the latest news shows about the efficacy of adult stem cells.
More Original Protein Found in Older Bird Fossil
November 22, 2016
The new discovery from China dates back 130 million years on the evolutionary timeline.
Early Fossil Bird Feathers Were Modern and Colorful
November 19, 2016
The predicted gradual sequence from fuzz to flight remains mythical, as modern feathers show up too early for Darwin's comfort.
More Original Dinosaur Protein Found
November 10, 2016
This time Mary Schweitzer's team found keratin protein on a claw of an ostrich-sized dinosaur from Mongolia.
Communism Left Science in Ruins
November 3, 2016
Two articles comment on the devastation wreaked on science by atheistic, totalitarian regimes.
Can the Same Winds Blow for 42 Million Years?
September 14, 2016
Uncritical dependence on the Geologic Column forces secular scientists into contorted positions.
Chinese Flood Legend Was Historic
August 8, 2016
A dam breach flood in China known only from legend appears to be supported by geological evidence.
More Upsets in Human Origins Stories
July 28, 2016
When it comes to a consensus on how humans evolved, there's no "there" there.
Media Perpetuates Lazy Thinking
July 27, 2016
Lazy reporters don't do their homework, two critics in different fields complain.
A Media Bias Sampler
May 22, 2016
Support for conservatism in secular science media is as rare as a true transitional form in the fossil record.
Just-So Stories for the Birds
May 4, 2016
Any evidence can be forced into an evolutionary story if your imagination is strong enough.
Earliest Chinese Language Revealed
March 24, 2016
Scholars are making 3-D models of the earliest Chinese language inscriptions available for research.
Bird Brain Is a Compliment
March 5, 2016
Birds are as smart as apes, even though long separated in ancestral time according to Darwin.
Insects that Defy Darwin
February 3, 2016
Stasis and convergence are not what Darwin had in mind, but that's what new fossils show.
Impossible Fossil Soft Tissue Stuns Evolutionists
January 21, 2016
The only reason evolutionists think this soft tissue is 520 million years old is because they have to.
Separating Old Bones from Living Storytellers
January 5, 2016
What happens when discrete bones are forced into a continuous narrative where they don't fit? Answer: storytelling.
Antique Homo Claims Threatened by New Bones
December 18, 2015
The number of potential overhauls in thinking from this thigh bone in China is staggering.
Chinese Teeth Upset Early Man Timeline
November 1, 2015
Is the truth in the teeth? Modern-looking human teeth in a Chinese cave create improbable migration patterns and dates.
Bird Flew Over Dinosaurs
October 7, 2015
An exceptionally-preserved fossil bird could be mistaken for a modern agile flyer—except it's dated early Cretaceous.
Ancient Tissue Revolutionizing Historical Science
August 12, 2015
The ability to observe and reconstruct ancient DNA, proteins and tissues is bringing surprises to evolutionists.
Feathered Velociraptor? Untangling the Spin
July 20, 2015
Discoverers admit this could be a flightless bird. That's not the only problem.
CRISPR Opens Pandora's Box
June 5, 2015
A quick-and-easy gene editing procedure has leading scientists worried.
Dinosaurs Wore Scales, Birds Wore Feathers
June 4, 2015
Interesting new fossils of dinosaurs and birds cause some rethinking, calling into question whether previous thinking was thought out well.
Water Worlds Tempt with Life, Not Youth
March 13, 2015
More and more planets and moons are suspected of having liquid water, but what should be the logical implications?
Stunning Fossils Featured
February 24, 2015
A magazine has displayed some of the most amazing fossils of animals that were suddenly captured in unusual situations.
Can an Evolved Brain Choose Good and Evil?
February 15, 2015
If the brain evolved, wouldn't anything the mind does be determined by forces beyond one's control?