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Two Darwinist Conundrums

Darwinists should support bullying, but not rely on sexual selection.

Hairy Science: Do Beards Evolve?

Noting shifting fashions in men's facial hair, some evolutionists are trying to link them to Darwinism.

How Useful Is Evolutionary Theory?

In science, it's not enough to have a paradigm that merely keeps scientists busy, if they are rarely right.

Sexual Selection Is a Zombie Idea

An evolutionary ecologist sets up the Darwinian story of male-female facial differences only to debunk them.

Did Zebras Invent Their Own Stripes?

The explanations some evolutionists give for fur and feather patterns sound like tales of talking animals planning out their new fashion lines.

Survival of the Weakest

If "sometimes it pays to be a weakling," what does that mean for 154 years of Darwinian teaching about survival of the fittest? What does it mean, further, when sexual selection doesn't work?

Birds and Their Evolution (or Design)

Several recent science papers try to find evolution in bird brains, genes, and behaviors. Do they succeed?

Laughing Matters

Why is it that scientists need to investigate "the evolutionary origins" of anything humans do?

"Darwin Fail" Entries Add Up

If nothing makes sense except in the light of evolution, the light sometimes is shining away from Darwin.

News for the Birds

Our amazing feathered friends range from tiny hummingbirds to fast-running ostriches, from penguins to pigeons. In both living and fossil forms, they provide endless opportunities for study and fascination. Here are a few recent examples of news for the birds, in both good and bad connotations of the phrase.
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