Questioning Another Dino-Bird
January 20, 2020
Another Chinese fossil bird with a few dinosaur-like characteristics raises question about the evolutionary narrative.
Press Welcomes "Lucy Neighbor"
May 28, 2015
Another species of Australopithecus has been named. But does the evidence justify the big to-do in the media?
Platypus Dinosaur: A Vegetarian T. Rex
April 28, 2015
A new dinosaur from Chile is as unbelievable as the first reported platypus was to English zoologists: a crazy mix of animals.
Fish Ancestry Turned On Its Head
January 13, 2015
A so-called "primitive" bony fish with traits of sharks confuses the usual story of fish ancestry.
Homage to Diatoms
June 19, 2014
Twenty percent of the air you are breathing came from tiny animals living in crystal cathedrals.
Divorce Spats Between Lucy and Designated Replacement
April 15, 2013
Lucy was the darling of the 1980s, but with Australopithecus sediba taking center stage, her fans are not happy.