Radiometric dating on sedimentary rocks
Yes, even scientists have biases and favorite theories.
No one, not even a scientist, likes to see a theory that has cost a great deal of money and much of one's personal time and effort, go up in smoke.
Taking isolated similarities by themselves, the theory of evolution appears to be quite reasonable... However, it seems that too much weight has been placed on similarities without questioning the differences.
In fact, the tooth was generally dismissed and had a negligible effect on the scientific thinking of the day.
However, it was declared inadmissible by the judge.
was either an Ape-man or in the direct line of human ancestry, because I consider it quite possible that we may discover anthropoid apes (Simiidae) with teeth closely imitating those of man (Hominidae),...
It was not until 38 years after the bones had been "found" that the hoax was exposed.
In 1953 Kenneth Of course many scientists love to predict the discussion of Piltdown Man by those who are doubtful of evolution.