The Art of Translating Darwinese
November 12, 2019
Translating Darwinese primarily involves taking out the assumptions and assertions and seeing if anything is left.
Natural Selection Is Not Predictable
February 22, 2018
Every once in awhile, biologists argue over whether evolution is predictable. The latest flap over stick insects sticks up for predictability, but flops.
Darwin Report Card, continued: How Useful Is Evolutionary Theory?
February 7, 2018
Darwinism is useful in one demonstrable way: it keeps thousands of biologists employed in the business of evidence-free speculation.
Big Science Loves ID – Sometimes
January 14, 2017
Despite institutional rejection of intelligent design, researchers are attracted to ID when it can make money, make them famous, or advance understanding of nature.
Sticking Evolution to a Stick Insect Fossil
March 21, 2014
A fossil of a mature stick insect was found in China. What's evolution got to do with it?