Tag: human evolution
Australopithecines and Retroactive Confessions of Ignorance
If a few teeth of intermediate size and shape make “the most complete chain of human evolution,” then the evidence for human evolution must be quite modest.
Do Fossils Demonstrate Human Evolution? Let’s Consider the Technical Literature
Far from “a nice clean example” of “gradualistic evolutionary change” that has “no gaps,” the fossil record shows a dramatic discontinuity.
New Nobel Laureate, Svante Pääbo, on the “Politics” of Paleontology and Humans Origins
These are welcome and candid observations, refuting notions that human origins is a fully objective area of research.
Gene Sharing Is More Widespread than Thought, with Implications for Darwinism
Evidence is growing that organisms share existing genetic information horizontally, not just vertically.
“Human Evolution” Is a Misnomer
A new study claims that “natural selection” is making society more unequal because it is favoring those with poorer education and lower earnings.