Fossil Friday: Purgatorius and the Abrupt Origin of Primates
Primates not only appeared suddenly, but their different subgroups of lemurs, tarsier, and simians all appeared at about the same time.
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.
Missed Opportunity: Passing over Scientific Problems with Human Evolution
William Lane Craig’s rhetorical strategy is essentially to accept whatever mainstream evolutionary paleoanthropology says.
What Got My Attention about Intelligent Design
Bill Dembski pointed out that design detection, far from being an esoteric inference, lay in fact at the center of many normal human inquiries and activities.
A Disappointing Decade for the Study of Human Evolution
Perhaps in ten years we’ll be having this conversation again — and perhaps at that time the Smithsonian Institution will give us all a more objective analysis of the evidence.