Latest Articles by Dr. David Menton

  • Semi-Technical
    Farewell to “Lucy”
    April 18, 2007

    The field of paleoanthropology and the evolution of man is more fraught with controversy among its proponents than probably any other field of evolutionary studies. The majority of paleoanthropologists believe that Australopithecus afarensis is on the main evolutionary line (or very close to it) heading toward modern humans.

  • Semi-Technical Research Paper
    Tiktaalik and the Fishy Story of Walking Fish
    March 7, 2007 from Answers in Depth

    Now that the euphoria in the media has settled down on Tiktaalik, it is time to reflect upon what must surely be the biggest fish story of the decade.

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  • Semi-Technical Research Paper
    Did Microraptor gui Invent the Biplane Before the Wright Brothers?
    Feb. 21, 2007 from Answers in Depth

    Once again, the media is abuzz with feathered dinosaurs busily “experimenting” with flight. This time the presumed dinosaur, Microraptor gui.

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  • An “Expected” Slant?
    April 11, 2006

    Wednesday evening (April 12) the History Channel will present “Scopes: The battle over America’s soul.” AiG is somewhat concerned about how the trial and Christians of that day will be presented

  • Gone Fishin’ for a Missing Link? (A Preliminary Response)
    April 6, 2006

    The secular press has been buzzing over a report that a fossil had been found in the Arctic that supposedly proves that land animals evolved from fish.

  • A Battle for Men’s Souls: Part 2
    March 11, 2006

    The second article in a two part series discussing what happened at the 172nd meeting of the AAAS last month.

  • A Battle for Men’s Souls: Part 1
    March 10, 2006

    The first article in a two part series discussing what happened at the 172nd meeting of the AAAS last month.

  • Mexican Markings and Chronological Chaos
    Jan. 30, 2006

    Dr. Sylvia Gonzales of John Moores University in Liverpool, England reported in 2005 about the discovery of 269 footprints preserved in volcanic ash in the Valsequillo region of central Mexico.

  • The First Day of Biology Class in the Year 2015
    Jan. 2, 2006

    The following article written by David Menton is really a spoof on the current situation regarding the creation/evolution battle in the secular school system.

  • The Scopes “Monkey Trial”—80 Years Later
    July 11, 2005

    The newscasters and editorialists will be all abuzz about the Scopes trial this week on the 80th anniversary of America's most famous court trial.

  • “Ostrich-Osaurus” Discovery?
    March 28, 2005

    Scientists have recently made the startling discovery of a dinosaur skeleton that still retains well preserved soft tissue including blood vessels, cells and connective tissue.

  • A Philly Story
    Feb. 8, 2005

    How would you like to fly in an airplane produced by chance random processes—no intelligence involved?

  • Evolutionists Claim that Running Made us Human
    Nov. 22, 2004

    Yet once again the popular media is alive with the sound of evolutionism. This time the story that has them all abuzz is the new claim that “running made us human.”

  • The Origin of Life
    June 26, 2003

    One of the most fundamental axioms of biology is that all life comes from pre-existing life. Still, until the later part of the 19th century, life was believed to arise by spontaneous generation.

  • The Creation-Evolution Controversy
    June 19, 2003

    Science, or more accurately ‘scientism,’ has not hesitated to wade into the domain of religion.

  • Making Monkeys out of Man
    Aug. 28, 2000

    The evolutionist’s notion that man evolved by chance from ape-like creatures is largely based upon certain anatomical similarities between apes and men.

  • If We Resemble Apes, Does that Mean We Evolved from Apes?
    Aug. 25, 2000

    Anyone who has ever watched the monkeys and apes at a zoo, couldn’t help but notice their resemblance to humans.

  • Making Man out of Monkeys
    Aug. 22, 2000

    The bitterest pill to swallow for any Christian who attempts to “make peace” with Darwin is the presumed animal ancestry of man.

  • Technical Research Paper
    The Plantaris and the Question of Vestigial Muscles in Man
    Aug. 1, 2000, pp. 50–53

    Evolutionists continue to propose a few of our smaller and least understood muscles as being vestiges of once useful organs left over from putative evolutionary ancestors.

  • Magazine Article
    Inherit the Wind: An Historical Analysis
    Dec. 1, 1996, pp. 35–38

    Inherit the Wind is not a documentary, but it is perceived by many viewers to be a documentary–drama of the famous 1925 Scopes ‘monkey’ trial.


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