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Fossil insect found at WalMart… maybe not even extinct

At Phys.org: "The giant lacewing was formerly widespread across North America, but was mysteriously extirpated from eastern North America by the 1950s. This discovery suggests there may be relic populations of this large, Jurassic-Era insect yet to be discovered, explained Michael Skvarla, director of Penn State's Insect Identification Lab." Read More ›

Why “junk DNA” sequences are not deleted: Because Evolution, we are told, “rejects them”

So evolution has foresight? In any event, there are tons of science news stories out there about “junk DNA” that turned out to be functional. There are 252 stories on the topic here at Uncommon Descent alone. Read More ›

At Sci.News: Human Bipedalism May Have Evolved in Trees, Study Says

The "mystery" of "why humans alone amongst the apes first began to walk on two feet," and "why these chimpanzees spend so much time in the trees" presents yet another disconnect between the expectations of evolutionary theory and reality. However, both of these findings are in complete accord with the model of intelligent design, in which the Designer intended humans to walk on two feet and chimpanzees to spend most of their time in trees. Read More ›