In 2015, three scientists won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for decades of research into DNA—research that reinforces the idea … Continue reading Nobel-Winning DNA Research Challenges Evolutionary Theory
Whenever I speak on university campuses, students challenge me with the endosymbiont hypothesis. This hypothesis is an important facet of … Continue reading Why Do Mitochondria Have DNA?
The week between Christmas and New Year’s Day holds special significance for our family. It is the time of the … Continue reading Mites Take a Bite Out of Evolution
“What? You mean to tell me that Sherlock Holmes wasn’t real!?” Some fictional characters are so instantiated in our collective … Continue reading A Key Transitional Form in Human Evolution May Not Have Existed
From Eli Haltov, Israel: What is a transitional form? And is it correct to say that there are no transitional … Continue reading Q&A: Are There Transitional Intermediates in the Fossil Record?
In light of the belief that the human genome is largely a genetic junkyard, the ENCODE Project’s phase two … Continue reading Do ENCODE Skeptics Protest Too Much? Part 3 (of 3)
Several recently published scientific papers strongly critique the results of the ENCODE Project’s second phase—which reveal that at least 80 … Continue reading Do ENCODE Skeptics Protest Too Much? Part 2 (of 3)