At Colby College, historian of science Joseph Martin joins others in weighing in on a question that shouldn’t be up for debate.
Neil Tyson is correct to warn against the use of propaganda, and the misuse of scientific authority, to mislead the public. Indeed, recall the falsehoods that this series has advanced.
Yet another evolutionary icon has fallen to the data.
The Internet is abuzz with talk by teachers and others who are excited about the prospect.
Darwin-defenders like Karl Giberson have used the rare phenomenon of babies born with supposed “tails” as evidence for common descent.