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Sticking Evolution to a Stick Insect Fossil

A fossil of a mature stick insect was found in China. What's evolution got to do with it?

Amazing Fossils, Dead and Alive

Australia's oldest bird tracks with dinosaurs, "living fossil" sponges and other strange and wonderful findings accentuate the news on natural history.

"Darwin Fail" Entries Add Up

If nothing makes sense except in the light of evolution, the light sometimes is shining away from Darwin.

New Fossils and Upsets

One important fossil and two stories about fossils were announced this week. They demonstrate that the fossils themselves mean nothing apart from an interpretive context.

The Evolution of… Come Again?

Science news articles speak freely of the evolution of this or that, but the fine print often shows a disconnect with the evolution explanation.  Can one speak of the evolution of something that has not changed for millions or years?  The details in the following stories raise questions whether anything significant has evolved in the […]
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