Dinosaurs to Birds Transitions
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Are Scientific Miscues Valid Challenges to Biological Evolution?
The recent discovery of a four-winged dinosaur has received a lot of media attention. Evolutionary biologists claim that this specimen … more
Yahoo! News, "Four-Winged Dino May Be Missing Link in Bird Debate," September 25, 2009 ; http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20090925/ts_afp/sciencepalaeontologydinosaurbird_20090925085911 more
Source: Yahoo! News, "Dinosaur Find Raises Debate on Feather Evolution," by Malcolm Ritter, March 18, 2009; http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090319/ap_on_sc/sci_dinosaur_feathers_9 more
Source: MSNBC.com, "Dinosaur Predator Breathed Like a Modern Bird," by Julie Steenhuysen, September 29, 2008 http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/26948921/ more
Source: Yahoo! News, "Theory of Flightless Birds Shot Down", by Robin Lloyd, September 8, 2008. … more
Source: Yahoo! News, "Scientists study evidence modern birds came from dinosaurs," Associated Press, April 24, 2008 more
"Teaching the controversy" is controversial. Sides have been drawn.
On one side, most intelligent design (ID) proponents want students to become familiar with the evidence cited in support of … more
A recent collaborative study by scientists from Oregon State, Purdue (at Fort Wayne), Johns-Hopkins, and the College of Charleston provides evidence that the once highly touted feathered dinosaur, … more
In the Liaoning Province of The People’s Republic of China, researchers are combing an extremely rich fossil site, the Yixian Formation. It contains remarkably well-preserved remains of plants, … more