Unusual Fossils Call for Unusual Explanations
May 15, 2019
Some recent fossil finds require creative storytelling, but the science is the data –not the story.
Neanderthals Underestimated Again
May 27, 2016
Neanderthals show mental creativity for too long a period to support the evolutionary timeline.
Breathtaking Cretaceous Fossil Mammal Preserves Soft Tissue
October 15, 2015
A mammal fossil from Spain perfectly preserves fur and internal organs, but is said to be 125 million years old.
Bird Flew Over Dinosaurs
October 7, 2015
An exceptionally-preserved fossil bird could be mistaken for a modern agile flyer—except it's dated early Cretaceous.
Secular Anthropology Fails Consistently
July 26, 2015
By assuming long ages and by underestimating human creativity and mobility, evolutionary anthropologists keep getting surprised by evidence.
Dinosaur Extinction Was Global
January 19, 2015
Whatever killed the dinosaurs took place quickly in both North America and Europe simultaneously.
Neanderthal Ancestry Becomes More Convoluted
June 20, 2014
Reports from a Spanish Cave are producing a welter of opinions about what evolved into whom, and when.
Ho-Hum; Paleoanthropologists Confused Again
December 4, 2013
Upsets are so common in evolutionary studies of human ancestry, bystanders might well ask how often they find anything worth believing.
Neanderthal-Heidelberg Distinction Blurs
June 14, 2012
"Heidelberg Man" has been a modern name imposed on certain fossil humans that have been unable to speak for themselves. Now, their bones appear to overlap with Neanderthals. But don't modern humans have Neanderthal DNA? Do the distinctions make any sense?