Answer by Diane Eager Homo floresiensis is the scientific name given to bones found in a cave on the Indonesian island of Flores initially in 2003. Since then more bones have been found and the creature has been nicknamed “The Hobbit” due to its small stature, about 3 feet tall, and its small head. As […]
APE MAN FOSSILS? Are the bones of Homo naledi actually fossilised and is this relevant or not?
Answer by John Mackay How are fossils formed? Firstly let us clear up one thing: many people confuse the words fossilised and petrified. A fossil is any remains of an animal or plant or trace of it, such as a footprint or even only a chemical residue, so any clue that some form of life […]
NEW APE MAN? Is the discovery of Homo naledi in South Africa evidence for apes evolving into humans?
Answer by Diane Eager and John Mackay First of all we need to consider what was found. In 2013 cave explorers found a large number of bones deep in the Rising Star cave system in South Africa. Anthropologist Lee Berger then recruited a team of scientists with caving experience to excavate over 1500 bones and […]
HUMAN RACES: If all races originated from Noah’s sons, why are there such big differences between the races?
The original question was: If all human races originated from the sons of Noah, how come there are such big differences between the different races? I have heard the colour differences can be explained by some theory on pigmentation and references to black people having white kids which are not Albino. Also, why are there […]
APES TO MAN? Does evolution say man came from the apes, or merely that we had a common ancestor?
The original question was: Why do creationists claim evolution says man came from the apes, when evolution really teaches human beings came from a common ancestor with the apes? You should be more correct in your terminology. Get it right! Answer by Diane Eager The term “ape” refers to gibbons, orang-utans, gorillas and chimpanzees. Despite […]