Author: Günter Bechly
Fossil Friday: The Gupta Scandal
The greatest scientific fraud of the 20th century is not so well known outside of professional paleontologist circles.
Fossil Friday: How an Austrian Scientist Concocted a New Domain of Life called Gabonionta
Is there any other evidence that this sensational discovery was nothing but hype? Sure there is.
Fossil Friday: A Dinosaur Feather and an Overhyped New Study on the Origin of Feathers
Feathers, which are the most complex integumental structures known in the animal kingdom, without doubt required coordinated changes in numerous genes.
Fossil Friday: The Explosive Origin of Flying Reptiles in the Mid Triassic
Personally, I am quite sympathetic to the dissenting view of my paleontologist colleague Simon Conway Morris.
Fossil Friday: The Devonian Nekton Revolution
Such explosions and revolutions dominate the history of life, which was rather a series of abrupt saltations than the gradual change predicted by Darwinism.