How much confidence should we really place in dubious fossil evidence when it is boldly claimed to prove Darwinian evolution as a fact?
“Evolution of novel genes”? Isn’t that the question at hand? Where do novel genes come from?
Boom! There goes the “exquisitely documented” evolution of turtles. Sorry, Professor Dave.
Paleontology sometimes seems like a kind of imaginative Rorschach test with the flattened fauna of roadkill.
Rapid eye movement may indicate neural activity, but dreaming for me implies a conscious awareness of the dream state, which I consider as unlikely in spiders.