Biology textbooks typically portray the embryos of different groups of vertebrates as starting off development in a highly similar fashion, reflecting common ancestry.
Dr. Prothero, a geologist and prominent “skeptic,” has a long history of interaction with Darwin-doubters.
The first lecture I attended on my first day of college at the University of California at San Diego in 1996 was for the course “History of the Earth and Evolution.”
The notion that Haeckel’s drawings were fraudulent or fake did not originate with proponents of intelligent design.
Throughout this series on PZ Myers, evolution, and embryology, we have discussed four models of vertebrate embryo development. To help further simplify this debate, these four models are illustrated below and described.