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Human Evolutionists Fall Out of Their Science Tree
September 1, 2016
Tell a tale, get media attention: did Lucy fall out of a tree, or did paleoanthropologists fall off an empirical limb?
More Examples of Exceptional Preservation in Fossil Reptiles
April 7, 2016
How could structures this delicate survive the ravages of tens or hundreds of millions of years?
Fossils Defy Slow, Gradual Deposition Over Long Ages
September 18, 2015
What do a virus and a whale have in common? They didn't fossilize slowly a long time ago.
Evidence for Evolution, or for Uncontroversial Variation?
December 24, 2009
Science papers and articles often announce promising new evidence for evolution. To distinguish Darwinian evolution from creation, though, requires evidence of a certain magnitude. The staunchest Biblical creationist allows for a great deal of variation within kinds. When evidences for evolution are announced, do they rise to the level of change Darwin theorized – like […]
November 25, 2008
The following list of bizarre stories coming from science news outlets is jarring on two fronts: it shows how little scientists understand, and calls into question what counts as science these days. Some stories illustrate one or the other; some both. Roar of the aurora aura: Both Saturn and Mars turned up auroras that are […]