Tag: Nature Ecology & Evolution
Darwin’s “Abominable Mystery”: Jurassic Flowering Plants After All?
This year a new article by Silvestro et al. (2021), “Fossil data support a pre-Cretaceous origin of flowering plants,” was published.
Cambrian Explosion Excuses: Theme and Variations
It’s circular: “Because evolution innovates things, it will innovate things if given the opportunity.”
“Ice Cube” Study of Ediacaran Fossils Is Junk Science
The authors discuss the mode of preservation of Ediacaran fossils, and they document taphonomical laboratory experiments.
Discussion Over: On Adam and the Genome, Former BioLogos Fellow Backs Down
Dennis Venema sought to persuade his fellow Christians that genetic science had disproven the traditional idea of a “bottleneck” of two human ancestors.
Finch Varieties in New Guinea Undercut Iconic Galápagos Finch Story
Finches on another island “would leave even Charles Darwin scratching his head.” But do they “help solve an evolutionary puzzle”?