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Claim of New Antifreeze Gene by Natural Selection Melts Under Analysis
February 25, 2019
A biochemist examines imaginative claims about natural selection creating a new gene.
Darwin Given Credit for Non-Darwinian Observations
November 5, 2018
Darwinian evolution is one of the most curious scientific theories ever. Even un-Darwinian data can be twisted to support it.
Sharks Can Digest Vegetables: Scientists Flabbergasted
September 6, 2018
An apex carnivore of the sea not only eats seagrass, but can digest it just fine.
Darwinism as an All-Purpose Story Plot
March 23, 2018
Observations are just props. The play is, “The Evolution of Whatever” or “How Whatever Evolved.” Now playing in science media near you. As a play, Darwinism has two subplots: natural selection and sexual selection. With a little creative screenwriting, any observation in nature can be fit into either or both subplots, provided the perhapsimaybecouldness index […]
Biomimetics Continues Its Enthusiastic Winning Streak
November 13, 2017
If science continues its focus on natural designs, everyone stands to benefit.
Multiple Independent Animal Types Use Structural Color
August 24, 2017
The phenomenon is found in butterflies, fish, birds, and snakes, and scientists are rushing to imitate their secrets.
Surprising Fossils Upset Evolutionary Expectations
August 12, 2017
Here are some notable fossil finds that tell stories, not necessarily the Darwin kind.