Far from “a nice clean example” of “gradualistic evolutionary change” that has “no gaps,” the fossil record shows a dramatic discontinuity.
Neanderthal man, long extinct as a separate human group, now explains why we smoke and drink to excess…
These are welcome and candid observations, refuting notions that human origins is a fully objective area of research.
Evidence is growing that organisms share existing genetic information horizontally, not just vertically.
Paleontologists resist the idea that early humans called Neanderthals created any artworks. Their reasoning is sometimes circular.