Human Evolution Surprises Continue
October 6, 2016
The observational environment causes evolutionary theory to adapt.
More Hobbit Bones Found
June 11, 2016
Indonesian fossils extend evolutionary timeline but create new problems.
Silly Stories About Early Man
April 20, 2016
The few fossils of alleged human ancestors leave a lot of room for imagination.
Paleoanthropologist Overthrows Darwinian Tree of Man: We Are All One
January 3, 2014
A veteran paleoanthropologist says the discoveries of 2013 have replaced Darwin's tree picture of human evolution with a "braid."
Early Man Was Like Us
September 5, 2011
Human evolution theory has been dealt more body blows this month, raising questions whether it can sustain any more injuries after a decade of repeated punches and concussions.
Hobbits Were Brain Diseased Modern Humans
August 8, 2011
The discovery of fossils of miniature humans in Indonesia, designated Homo floresiensis but nicknamed Hobbits, was one of the most exciting and controversial announcements of 2004. Since then, interpretations of the fossils have fallen into two camps: those who think the skeletons represent normal humans with the brain-defective disease microcephaly, and those who think they represent evolutionary missing links. A new paper compared skulls of H. floresiensis with those of modern humans, Homo erectus, and humans with microcephaly. The result favors the interpretation that the Hobbits most likely were diseased modern humans.