Stupid Creationist Quote of the Week

Today we have comments by two commenters at UD. First up is a commenter named Barb. Barb left a rather lengthy comment talking about Lucy. The part that earned her a “stupid creationist quote” award is this: The paucity of fossil evidence makes knowing all of human evolutionary history impossible. The best evidence for Lucy […]

Note to DaveScot: Hominin Fossils Would Fill a Coffin Many Times Over

Over at UD DaveScot makes a claim profoundly at odds with reality (no surprise there, eh). Specifically, in the thread that about MacCallum’s PLOS article Davescot says: All the hominid fossils we have wouldn’t fill a single coffin. I guess DaveScot doesn’t know that over 400 Neanderthal fossils have been discovered. Many such as at […]

Neanderthals: An Idiosyncratic Background Pt. One

Razib has rounded up a lot of the posts on the recent Neanderthal news. Kambiz has also written the first of a multipart series on the subject. MSNBC is also reporting that twom different papers will be published on the subject of Neanderthal DNA. One, by the Paabo group, will be pubished in Nature. The […]