Tag: American Museum of Natural History
Chromosomal Fusion and Correcting Mistakes: A Retrospective on an Old Debate
The main evidence that Dr. Scott cites to argue that chromosomal fusions aren’t necessarily deleterious comes not from humans but from horses.
Blast from the Past: Eugenie Scott’s Failed Prediction on Pseudogenes
Scott confidently asserts that because of mutations the beta-globin pseudogene “isn’t going to do diddly. It’s just going to sit there.”
Eugenie Scott Lecture Resurrects, Spreads Misinformation on Intelligent Design
There often seems to be a subtext to her remarks, as if she were telling her audience: “Go forth and persecute.”
#4 Story of 2021: Human Origins Research Is a Big Mess
Considering the number of fossils attributed to the human lineage, an absence of such fossils for the great African ape lineages raises an obvious suspicion.
American Museum of Natural History Cancels Teddy Roosevelt; Keeps Bust of Racist Director?
Henry Fairfield Osborn was also a scientific racist who championed eugenics, the horrific crusade to breed a superior human race based on Darwinian biology.