Young Earth creationism
Young Earth creationism (YEC) is the religious belief that the Universe, Earth and all life on Earth were created by direct acts of God during a relatively short period, between 5,700 and 10,000 years...
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Animated map shows how humans migrated across the globe
It's tough to know what happened on Earth thousands of years before anyone started writing anything down. But thanks to the amazing work of anthropologists a...
We Were Wrong About How Ancient Humans Colonized North America
It’s a veritable certainty that North America’s first people arrived via the Bering Land Bridge, but less certainty exists about how and where they migrated from there. For years, scientists thought t...
Largest-Ever Carnivorous Dinosaur Footprint Discovered In Bolivia
A tour guide in Bolivia recently stumbled on a giant fossilized footprint measuring more than a meter wide, left some 80 million years ago by a meat-eating dinosaur.
Huge Trove Of Dinosaur Fossils Found In Antarctica
Scientists braved the cold of Antarctica to study the end of the age of dinosaurs. They found more than a ton of fossils, ranging from 71m and 67m years old, many of which are marine reptiles.
Oldest Nervous System Found In 520-Million-Year-Old Fossil
Fossils of an ancient creature resembling a shrimp with an armored head contain the oldest and best-preserved nervous system ever found, which could help scientists decipher the evolution of nervous s...
Major Jurassic Fossil Site Found In Argentina
Paleontologists in Argentina have announced the discovery of a major Jurassic-era fossil site four years after it was first discovered.
Monster-Size Marine Crocodile Discovered
The biggest sea-dwelling crocodile ever found has turned up in the Tunisian desert. The whopper of a prehistoric predator grew to over 30 feet long (nearly ten meters) and weighed three tons. Paleonto...
Frozen Cave Lion Cubs From The Ice Age Found In Siberia
Russian researchers have announced the discovery of cave lion cubs found in the Ice Age permafrost of Yakutia, Siberia. The frozen cats are the first of their kind ever found in such a well-preserved ...
300 Million-Year-Old Giant Shark Swam The Texas Seas
Even sharks are bigger in Texas. Around 300 million years ago, predatory “supersharks” that stretched about 8.5 meters long — the length of a limousine — prowled the warm, shallow seas of what is now ...
Asteroid Impact, Volcanism Were One-Two Punch For Dinosaurs
For 35 years, paleontologists and geologists have debated the role these two global events played in the last mass extinction, with one side claiming the eruptions were irrelevant, and the other side ...
Pre-Reptile May Be Earliest Known To Walk Upright On All Fours
Wandering an arid region of the ancient supercontinent of Pangea about 260-million years ago, the pre-reptile Bunostegos akokanensis is the oldest known creature to have walked upright on all fours, ...
Ancient Reptile With 'Ridiculously Long Neck' Unearthed In Alaska
The fossilized remains of an ancient marine reptile with an extremely long neck and paddlelike appendages were recently uncovered in an unlikely place: the side of a cliff in Alaska. The bones belong ...
Four-legged snake fossil stuns scientists—and ignites controversy
Ancient fossil appears to be an early snake, but scientific debate about its relations—and the relic itself—are stewing. Scientists have described what they say is the first known fossil of a four-leg...
Scientists Find A New Dinosaur With Well Preserved, Bird-Like Wings — But Not For Flight
Paleontologists working in China have found a new dinosaur with one of the most complex, well-preserved set of wings ever seen on a specimen of its size. In a study published Thursday in the journal S...
Study Shows Climate Change’s Surprising Toll On Early Dinosaurs
For years, scientists have puzzled over an odd gap in the fossil record for early dinosaurs: Even as dinosaurs spread through the most of the world 200 million years ago, some yet-unknown force kept t...
How Birds Evolved From Dinosaurs
Modern birds descended from a group of two-legged dinosaurs known as theropods, whose members include the towering Tyrannosaurus rex and the smaller velociraptors. The theropods most closely related t...
Biblical literalism
Biblical literalism is a term used differently by different authors concerning biblical interpretation. It can equate to the dictionary definition of literalism: "adherence to the exact letter or the ...
Genesis creation narrative
The Genesis creation narrative is the creation myth of both Judaism and Christianity. It is made up of two parts, roughly equivalent to the first two chapters of the Book of Genesis.In the first part,...
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Age of the Earth
The age of the Earth is 4.54 ± 0.05 billion years (4.54 × 10 years ± 1%). This age is based on evidence from radiometric age dating of meteorite material and is consistent with the radiometric ages of...
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Creation geophysics
Old Earth creationism is an umbrella term for a number of types of creationism, including gap creationism, progressive creationism, and evolutionary creationism. Old Earth creationism is typically mor...
Creation Science
Creation science or scientific creationism is a branch of creationism that attempts to provide scientific support for the Genesis creation narrative in the Book of Genesis and disprove or reinterpret ...
Early human migrations
Early human migrations and expansions of archaic and modern humans across continents began 1.8 million years ago with the migration out of Africa by Homo erectus and were followed by the migrations of...
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Paleontology
Paleontology or palaeontology (/ˌpeɪlɪɒnˈtɒlədʒi/, /ˌpeɪlɪənˈtɒlədʒi/ or /ˌpælɪɒnˈtɒlədʒi/, /ˌpælɪənˈtɒlədʒi/) is the scientific study of life existent prior to, but sometimes including, the start of ...
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Old Earth creationism
Old Earth creationism is an umbrella term for a number of types of creationism, including gap creationism, progressive creationism, and evolutionary creationism. Old Earth creationism is typically mor...
Gap creationism
Gap creationism (also known as ruin-restoration creationism, restoration creationism, or "The Gap Theory") is a form of old Earth creationism that posits that the six-day creation, as described in the...
Omphalos hypothesis
The Omphalos hypothesis is the argument that God created the world recently (in the last ten thousand years, in keeping with Flood geology), but complete with signs of great age. It was named after th...
Chandra Wickramasinghe
Nalin Chandra Wickramasinghe (born 20 January 1939) is a Sri Lankan-born British mathematician, astronomer and astrobiologist. He is currently Professor and Director of the Buckingham Centre for Astr...
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Paleoanthropology
Paleoanthropology (English: Palaeoanthropology; from Greek: παλαιός (palaeos) "old, ancient"), anthrōpos (ἄνθρωπος), "man", understood to mean humanity, and -logia (-λογία), "discourse" or "study"), w...
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Largest-Ever Carnivorous Dinosaur Footprint Discovered In Bolivia
A tour guide in Bolivia recently stumbled on a giant fossilized footprint measuring more than a meter wide, left some 80 million years ago by a meat-eating dinosaur.