Natural Evil: How Good Germs Can Go Bad
December 17, 2013
It doesn't take much to turn a friendly bacterium into a killer.
Sherpa Fitness Is Not Evolution
September 22, 2013
A study about mutations that might confer benefit to high-altitude Sherpas is being announced as an example of evolution, but variation within species is not Darwinian evolution.
Human Genome in Meltdown
January 11, 2013
Most of the deleterious mutations in the human population arose in the last 5,000 to 10,000 years, a survey claims.
Mutations and Duplications: Pools of Innovation?
October 23, 2012
Creationists looked in what evolutionists called "junk DNA" and found gems. Evolutionists are still looking for their gems in junk mutations.
Mind Your Brain
August 18, 2012
Recent discoveries about the brain and the mind reveal the wonders inside our skulls and pose deep philosophical questions.
"Easy Does It" Evolution Credited with Anything and Everything
August 13, 2012
Reporters show remarkably little discernment about the limitations of natural selection, but scientists don't rebuke them.
Humans by Mistake
July 25, 2012
Scientists from Scotland claim to trace our origins to a genetic mistake 500 million years ago.
Evolution Worked Magic in Plants
June 29, 2012
Some evolutionary papers are filled with verbs like arose, emerged, and originated. Do these convey scientific understanding, or are they veils concealing ignorance? Is it like saying "abracadabra" to say something "arose" by evolution? A recent paper about sophisticated metabolic enzymes in plants is a case in point.
Evolution as Lottery Manipulator
June 22, 2012
Lady Luck is often clearly the stated referee of evolutionary events, but the vast number of times evolution wins suggests design afoot.
Darwin and Complexity: Another Genetic Solution?
April 2, 2008
It remains one of the biggest obstacles to belief in evolution that a random, unguided process could build an eye, a wing or any of thousands of complex structures.