The second paper is an in-depth look at genetic changes associated with the evolution of whales and dolphins. They found a lot of devolution.
It’s safe to say that human intimacy, at its best, surpasses that of any animal, even the most intelligent.
This line of argumentation only appears compelling to those who assume from that start that the core assumptions of the standard evolutionary model are true.
If you want your sons and daughters to be well educated about evolution, then hope their biology teachers don’t rely on materials from the Genetic Science Learning Center.
News from Princeton discusses the work of Tom Smith and Bridgett vonHoldt, who have solved a “long-standing finch beak mystery.” The answer turned out to be Mendelian, not Darwinian.