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Selective Extinctions Defy Logic

To believe the standard evolutionary timeline, you have to accept some highly unreasonable notions.

Geology Fail at India

Tiny insects debunk a widely-taught scenario about where India came from.

Rapid Earth Changes in Historic Times

What happened to the Sahara desert? What's going on in Java, man? Geologists are surprised sometimes by recent major changes.

Selected Carp Devolved Rapidly to Wild Type

Artificial selection isn't forever. Some fish reverted to their old ways.

Darwin Can't Win for Losing

Progress must be made with gains, not losses.

Animals that Defy Long Ages

A lizard and an elephant join forces to question evolutionary dates.

Geology Theories Are Not Set in Stone

To be a geologist, you have to have a big imagination and always be ready to have your favorite theory overturned.

Evolutionary Fish Story

Similar-looking blind fish couldn't have swum across the world, so did they evolve separately?

Beak Careful: Variation May Be Non-Darwinian

Finch beaks loom large in classical Darwinian theory, but two examples of mouth parts in very different animals show that dramatic variations can be achieved quickly without the slow and gradual accumulation of small changes Darwin envisaged.

Science Grab Bag

Here's a random assortment of things floating around in the science news media – some fascinating, some informative, some disgusting. We’ll let the readers decide which is which. Since it’s Friday the 13th, a day to enjoy like any other day, we’ll give you a baker’s dozen to sample.
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