Considering several recent papers shows that eliminating evolutionary words and concepts simplifies and improves scientific explanations.
Finches on another island “would leave even Charles Darwin scratching his head.” But do they “help solve an evolutionary puzzle”?
Against the backdrop of research of Princeton’s Peter and Rosemary Grant, Darwin’s finches are among the most hyped illustrations of evolution in action.
Another paper regurgitates a myth that was thoroughly debunked by Jonathan Wells in Zombie Science.
Peppered moths and Galápagos finches have not evolved as much as the stories claim. Famed Darwin’s finch specialists reveal the new spin cycle.