This is incredibly cute: the combination of the kind divers helping a vulnerable little octopus, the way the creature explores the proffered shells with its tiny tentacle, and its final acceptance …
Source: Divers give an octopus a new home « Why Evolution Is True
It doesn’t sound as though they bothered with much evolution. How would we distinguish their origin from creation? At a certain point, does evolution become creation? Just wondering.
Source: World’s oldest scorpions show no change from 437 million years ago | Uncommon Descent
Volcanic activity did not play a direct role in the mass extinction event that killed the dinosaurs, according to an international team of researchers. It was all about the asteroid.
Source: In death of dinosaurs, it was all about the asteroid — not volcanoes — ScienceDaily
The tweet at the bottom got me looking for longer videos of this mesmerizing behavior, and I found one (from BBC Earth) on YouTube. The coordinated wing displays are said to deter predators, and I …
Source: Coordinated wing-waving in bees « Why Evolution Is True
According to a robotically repeated talking point favored by evolution proponents, loyal adherence to Darwin’s theory is crucial to the future of biological research.
Source: DNA Repair, Fish Shape, Epigenetics: Science Advances, Darwin-Free | Evolution News
All kinds of babies are good at enticing grown-ups to care for them—including aliens from Star Wars.
Source: Humans Evolved to Love Baby Yoda – WSJ
Scientists don’t ask how some people evolved to be tall. In the same way, asking how homosexuality evolved is the wrong question. We need to ask how human sexuality evolved in all its forms.
Source: Homosexuality may have evolved for social, not sexual reasons
Important clues about the anatomy and evolution of the mysterious giant squid (Architeuthis dux) are revealed through publication of its full genome sequence.
Source: The mysterious, legendary giant squid’s genome is revealed — ScienceDaily
The Twitter mob must be at lunch or something. An entire industry of bestselling Darwindrivel is disrespected and this prof still has her JOB?
Source: At Aeon: Airing doubts about the Darwinian view of human nature | Uncommon Descent
We still live in the long shadow of Man-the-Hunter: a midcentury theory of human origins soaked in strife and violence
Source: We still live in the long shadow cast by the idea of Man-the-Hunter | Aeon Essays