Fossil Friday: The Explosive Origin of Flying Reptiles in the Mid Triassic
Personally, I am quite sympathetic to the dissenting view of my paleontologist colleague Simon Conway Morris.
Animals Tune Behavior by Lunar Cycle; but How?
Researchers in Austria think they have found a clue: a cryptochrome protein that appears to respond to the lunar cycle.
Dave Farina Criticizes Intelligent Design but Doesn’t Understand It
Boom! There goes the “exquisitely documented” evolution of turtles. Sorry, Professor Dave.
Fossil Friday: A Croc Smile from the Cretaceous
Ubiquitous discontinuities contradict the gradualist predictions of Darwin’s theory and thus should count as empirical falsifications of that theory.
Fossil Friday: Turtles All the Way Down
Contrary to the gradualistic expectations of Darwin’s theory, the distinct body plan of turtles appeared abruptly in the Late Triassic.