New Archaeopteryx Fossil Grounds Evolutionary Ideas About Flight
July 3, 2014
The 11th fossil of Archaeopteryx, found in German limestone, has dished up some surprises that finish off the old evolutionary icon.
Imaginary Feathers Found on American Dinosaur
March 19, 2014
Once again, imaginary feathers have been discovered on a "bird-like" dinosaur, this time from the Dakotas.
More Amazing Fossils in China Raise Questions
March 6, 2014
There was the Jehol biota (Cretaceous), with its "feathered dinosaurs," but now the "prequel" Daohugou biota (Jurassic) is opening eyes wide again.
Cretaceous Starling Flew Over Feathered Dinosaurs
February 8, 2014
A beautifully-preserved fossil from China shows a full-fledged bird doing just fine 60 million years before T. rex walked.
Feather Mistake: Dinosaurs Were Mostly Scaly
December 27, 2013
Some paleontologists have been going overboard with dino-feathers.
Archaeopteryx May Have Devolved from a Flying Bird
November 12, 2013
In all the debates about the status of Archaeopteryx between reptiles and birds, no one till now expected this wild idea: it lost its ability to fly.
A Century Later, T. rex Is Still a Puzzle
October 25, 2013
Nature takes a look at the most famous dinosaur 108 years after its discovery and asks some questions only evolutionists would ask, ignoring questions creationists are asking.
Thousands of Dinosaur Tracks Found in Alaska
September 26, 2013
Nearly inside the Arctic Circle along the Yukon River, thousands of dinosaur tracks have been found – one of several surprising discoveries about dinosaurs.
Dinosaur Evolution Story Survives In Spite of Evidence
May 3, 2013
The evolutionary story of extinction and the rise of dinosaurs faces challenges, but survives when the glue of imagination holds fragmentary evidence together.
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.
Dinosaur Feather Story Gets Hairy
July 2, 2012
Another "feathered dinosaur" story has caused a flap and flurry of news reports. But are they really feathers, and do they help evolutionary theory?
Questioning the Dino-Bird Hypothesis
April 27, 2012
The scientific consensus has pretty much declared it a fact of natural history that birds evolved from dinosaurs. One evolutionary professor remains a gadfly, though. He contests the evidence on which the hypothesis is based, and also believes his maverick position is growing.
Grebe Left Imaginary Dinosaur Feathers in Amber
September 15, 2011
“Dinosaur feathers” are all over the news again, thanks to a paper in Science revealing feathers in amber found in Canada. But whose feathers are they? Inferences from other sources, not from the amber, were brought into the interpretation, even though the discoverers admitted, “There is currently no way to refer the feathers in amber with certainty to either birds or the rare small theropods from the area.” And modern-looking feathers of diving birds like grebes were also found in the same amber, leading to numerous questions about what can rightly be inferred from the fossils themselves. No matter; most of the media loved the evolutionary implications and trotted out their headlines that feather evolution from dinosaur to bird has been proven.