Want a Wood-Plastic Bowl for Your Wood Stew?
June 6, 2016
Scientists are realizing that components of wood have many practical and healthful uses.
Peas and Prosperity
June 1, 2016
A healthy plant community relies on natural mechanisms that agricultural scientists can tap into.
Re-inventing Transportation by Watching Animals
May 31, 2016
Here are 3 ways science is advancing through the imitation of nature.
Sunflower Motion Is a Black Box
May 30, 2016
Something as commonly observable as sunflowers following the sun is difficult to explain.
Design Inspires Scientific Advances
May 9, 2016
When you see cutting-edge science in materials and methods, you are likely to read "Inspired by Nature."
Life as the Communication of Information
April 28, 2016
Could the essence of life be not so much the material substrate, but the transfer of information?
Why Chernobyl Neighbors Are Not Dying
April 21, 2016
Surprising scientists, both people and animals are doing OK around the world's worst nuclear accident site.
Plastic Proteins and Turtle Skis
April 18, 2016
Here's news about the latest technologies coming out of biomimetics, the imitation of nature's designs.
Biomimetics Inspires Education
March 7, 2016
Students and teachers are catching on to the potential of biological design to inspire good science.
Death Valley Comes Alive
March 6, 2016
As if resurrected from the dead, forgotten seeds burst forth in a celebration of life in the hottest place on earth.
Take a Forest Bath
February 7, 2016
Science supports a Japanese tradition of "forest bathing" for mental refreshment and overall well-being.
Nature Inspires Hi-Tech Design
February 6, 2016
Scientists and engineers continue the gold rush to imitate nature's solutions to problems.
Why Is a New Theory of Coal Formation Needed?
January 22, 2016
When a new theory comes along, better examine why the old one needed replacing.
Secret Animal Hideouts
January 20, 2016
Small animals can hide out in secret places, even in your own home.
Organisms Refusing to Evolve Over Millions of Years
January 15, 2016
Several more cases of "extreme stasis" have turned up, calling into question Darwin's notion of constant, gradual change over millions of years.
Intelligent Design Is Leading Biology's Golden Age
January 12, 2016
Look at a natural design. Seek to understand it. Seek to imitate it. Biology advances.
Plant Brains Solve Problems
January 8, 2016
Without a physical brain or nervous system, plants know how to get about in place.
Detailed Seeds Found in Early Cretaceous Rock
January 4, 2016
Hundreds of flowering plant seeds from early Cretaceous strata on two continents show exceptional preservation; how can they be 125 million years old?
December 14, 2015
Here's what's hot in the trendy science of making things the way nature does it.
New Fossils, Old Stories
November 23, 2015
You can sing any words to the same tune, if you don't know any other tunes and don't care how well the syllables rhyme or fit.
Invisible Subs and Other Tricks Inspired by Life
November 21, 2015
Working scientists seem less focused on evolution and more on design these days, figuring out how animals and plants do amazing things.
Dry Desert Explodes in Color
November 2, 2015
One of the driest places on Earth has been storing its seeds underground for years for a moment like this.
Inspiring Designs in Life
October 24, 2015
When scientists look closely at living designs, they think, Wow! That's cool! I wonder if we could copy that?
Scientific Progress Is Spelled "Bio-Inspiration"
October 5, 2015
Need fundamental insights into physics and technology? Look no further than the living world.
Applications from Nature
August 25, 2015
In this Biomimetics list, we start with the application, then tell you what organism inspired it.
Good Fossils, But Where's the Evolution?
August 19, 2015
They're millions of years old, evolutionists say, but these fossils look like things you could find around town.
August 11, 2015
Neo-Darwinism is at war with the observations, and the observations might just win.
Scientific Progress Needs Design, Not Darwin
June 16, 2015
Numerous papers advancing scientific knowledge rely on design principles, not evolutionary notions.
More Examples of "Convergent Evolution" Claimed
June 13, 2015
Traits evolve by common ancestry, evolutionists claim—except when they don't, which is all too common.
Instant Islands and Ecology
May 19, 2015
A new volcanic island near Japan recalls the rapid colonization of Iceland's Surtsey island in 1963.