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Natural Selection: The Ghost Idol of Biology

A spirit that works in mysterious ways. Biologists cannot nail it down, but insist it can turn bacteria into biologists.

Let Your Mind Marvel at Its Brain

Amazing processes go on in the physical brain that most of our minds do not even know about.

Silly Stories About Early Man

The few fossils of alleged human ancestors leave a lot of room for imagination.

When Does Paleoanthropology Become Archaeology?

Was there ever a time when humans were "pre-human"? Recent finds are overturning assumptions about human ancestors.

Good-bye Heidelberg Man: You Never Existed

Is "Heidelberg Man" a non-person? Some anthropologists are now claiming that so-called Homo heidelbergensis is nothing more than "a paleoanthropologists' construct."

Neanderthal Ancestry Becomes More Convoluted

Reports from a Spanish Cave are producing a welter of opinions about what evolved into whom, and when.

Meet Your New Teacher, Prof. Neanderthal

Far from being dumb brutes stuck in caves, Neanderthals may have taught modern people techniques that are still used today.

Man, Mammals, and Ice Ages

What do scientists really know about early man and the creatures in his habitat?  Some clues can be found by following science news in a historical fashion: that is, to look for reversals of previously-held opinions, surprises in fossils, and other evidences that scientists are not really making progress in their theories, despite the common […]

Early Man Was Like Us

Human evolution theory has been dealt more body blows this month, raising questions whether it can sustain any more injuries after a decade of repeated punches and concussions. How many times can a theory take the “everything you know is wrong” body slam? We’ve already seen Neanderthals promoted to fully human status. Now, some evolutionists are claiming that the “missing links” on the way to modern humans were all interfertile with us.
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