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Everything Scientists Assumed About Human Evolution Needs a Major Rethink

In short, the paleoanthropology field is a confusing mess.

Paleoanthropology: The Science of Being Always Wrong

Fossil hunters looking for human evolution have been wrong so many times, the rubble of bombed theories is bouncing. Listen to their own admissions. Jen Viegas in Seeker, in an article reposted by Live Science, describes three clever ways that Neanderthal Man invented adhesives 200,000 Darwin Years ago. More interesting than the techniques, though, are […]

Human Brains Have Always Been Unique

Whether examined from inside or outside, young or old, historical or modern, eastern or western, the human brain is like no other biological organ.

Yet Another Revolution in Human Evolution

A new paper claims the split between chimps and humans occurred in eastern Europe, not Africa as widely accepted for decades by scientists.

Ancient DNA Recovered from Caves

New techniques are allowing scientists to extract ancient DNA from cave soil. But is it really as old as claimed?

Fossils Destroy Human Evolution Story Again

The old picture of human evolution is in tatters again.

Piltdown Forger Fingered

One man committed the greatest hoax in the history of anthropology, but others are not so easily exonerated for believing it.

More Upsets in Human Origins Stories

When it comes to a consensus on how humans evolved, there's no "there" there.

Why Was Farming Delayed?

If intelligent humans were around for hundreds of thousands of years, why didn't any of them think about farming sooner?

Ancient Tissue Revolutionizing Historical Science

The ability to observe and reconstruct ancient DNA, proteins and tissues is bringing surprises to evolutionists.

Neanderthal Genes: Evolutionists Surprised at How Wrong They Were

A substantial amount of Neanderthal genes in a modern human skeleton is not what they had predicted.

Stone Tools Still Have Animal Residue

Claimed to be half a million years old, stone tools found in Israel still contain traces of animal fat and vegetable matter.

Evolutionary Anthropology as Religion

There's something magical about believing in evolutionary anthropology: a sense of numinous awe at how much they don't know but believe might be possible.

More Human-Evolution Contortions

Contrary data can be made to fit a theory if you know some good wrestling moves.

How the Scientist Got His Just-So Story

A case of scientific racism? An anthropologist studied living Kalahari Bushmen for clues to the evolution of cognition.
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