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Mysterious Origins

It’s often claimed that fossils provide convincing evidence for Darwinian evolution in the history of life. But is that really the case?

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Richard Sternberg

Evolutionary Biologist

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Casey Luskin

Geologist and Senior Fellow

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Günter Bechly

Paleo-entomologist

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Stephen C. Meyer

Philosopher of Science

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Günter Bechly explains what the fossils really say

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Podcast: Waiting for Whale Evolution

Richard Sternberg

Sternberg critiques whale evolution, noting that the timespan is too short for the body plan modifications needed to transition from a land mammal to a whale.

Abrupt Appearance of Species in the Fossil Record

Casey Luskin

Out of thousands of species known from the fossil record, only a small fraction are claimed to be candidates for Darwin’s intermediate forms.

ID Theorists Explore “Waiting Times” for Coordinated Mutations

Casey Luskin

How long does it take for traits to evolve when multiple mutations are required to give an advantage?

Does Lightning-Fast Evolution Solve the Cambrian Enigma?

Stephen C. Meyer

The authors of a paper in Current Biology present the problem of the Cambrian explosion — the rapid emergence of new forms of animal life — as it own solution.

Neo-Darwinism and the Big Bang of Man’s Origin 

Wolf-Ekkehard Lönnig

The proponents of the ruling theory tell us that we are all undoubtedly intelligent enough to fully grasp their theory, as long as we concur with it.

Darwin’s “Abominable Mystery” Is Not Alone: Gaps Everywhere!

Günter Bechly

The abrupt origin of flowering plants is by no means an exception to the rule.

Latest news and analysis on the fossil record from Evolution News.

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