Fossil Friday: Megalodon and Intelligent Design in Sharks
Megalodon was a specialized apex predator and fed mainly on large baleen whales.
Complex Specified Information in the Lowly Sponge
Sponges are outliers in biology’s big bang, the Cambrian explosion. Their embryos appear in Precambrian strata, leading some to consider them primitive.
If Octopuses Are So Smart, Should We Eat Them?
We have tended to assume that intelligence rose with the development of a spinal cord and brain (vertebrates), and warmbloodedness (mammals and birds).
Do Invertebrates Have Feelings?
Just as vertebrates differ greatly in intelligence and sentience, invertebrates may differ greatly too.
More Implausible Stories about Eye Evolution
Such accounts invoke the abrupt appearance of key features of advanced eyes including the lens, cornea, and iris.