Scientists Set Maximum Lifetime for Ancient DNA
February 19, 2021
Any DNA found older than this upper limit will cause huge problems for the evolutionary dating scheme.
Mammoth Ligaments Found in Siberian Lake
July 25, 2020
Frozen mammoths have been found in abundance before; this one, with intact ligaments, was found in a lake.
Los Angeles Ice Age Fossils Are Changing Tar Pit Story
March 20, 2019
More Ice Age fossils have turned up in a Los Angeles subway tunnel, and there are surprises.
Strange and Wonderful Animals Explored
March 5, 2017
Look at what scientists are learning about some common animals, and others not so common.
Organisms Refusing to Evolve Over Millions of Years
January 15, 2016
Several more cases of "extreme stasis" have turned up, calling into question Darwin's notion of constant, gradual change over millions of years.
Elephants, Mammoths, and Terror: The Ivory Trade Crisis
August 28, 2015
Terror organizations are slaughtering elephants at alarming rates to sell the ivory in Asia and buy weapons. What to do?
Magic Ribosome Appears as Missing Link
January 7, 2015
A father-daughter team takes on the "selfish gene" concept and considers the ribosome as the "missing link" for lucky LUCA.
Fantastic Fossils Challenge Paradigms
November 7, 2014
A flood of amazing fossils from around the world has hit the news lines recently.
July 15, 2014
Recent fossil discoveries include some eye-openers and world records.
Atheists Usually Prosper Over Creationists in the Media
May 25, 2014
With rare exceptions, atheists get the edge in media coverage over creationists.
Bizarre Animal Discoveries
March 26, 2014
Strange things have been coming to light about animals we knew and animals we didn't; bizarre animals, and normal animals with bizarre traits.
Fossil Facts and Fantasies
March 25, 2014
The stories told about some fossils raise more questions than answers, even with top Darwin spin doctors in the operating room.
Longevity of DNA Estimated
July 18, 2013
How long can DNA survive in a fossil? Claims of ancient DNA can be compared with a new estimate based on a crime scene.
Felicitous Fossils Facilitate Phylogenetic Fabling
May 31, 2013
Here are some recent fossil finds that, whether they fit or not, are claimed to shed light on evolution.
Lemur-fish, Vege-fang and other Fossil Follies
October 4, 2012
Fossils are doing just fine, but the scientists who interpret them are having a rough week (or century).