Butterfly Evolution Pushed 70 Million Years Before Flowers
January 13, 2018
New fossil evidence puts the squeeze on Darwinians, making butterflies appear suddenly, with complex mouth parts, before there were any flowers to pollinate. Time to rescue the theory again.
September 8, 2015
Birds never cease to astound us with their grace in the air and cheery songs, because they exhibit design at many levels.
The Early Hummingbird Gets the Evolutionary Nectar
May 28, 2014
A three-inch fossil bird is said to be the earliest nectar-feeder, meaning pollination by birds is older and more complex than thought.
Hummingbird Metabolism a "Marvel of Evolutionary Engineering"
December 5, 2013
Unlike humans, hummingbirds are equally good at extracting energy from fructose as from glucose. They are marvels of evolutionary engineering. That makes perfect evolutionary sense.
Surprising Animals Go to Extremes
May 14, 2013
Today's entry features a mammal, a bird and an insect that have good reasons to show off.