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Weekend Biomimetics Showcase

The focus in biology these days is on design. Here's evidence.

Stem Cell Digest

Scan these headlines for news about stem cells: the unethical kind (embryonic, ESC) and the ethical kind (adult, induced pluripotent, iPSC).

Oldest Dinosaur Blood Reported

Another university finds dinosaur blood in a rib bone. This one breaks records for age, over double previous reports.

Big Science Loves ID – Sometimes

Despite institutional rejection of intelligent design, researchers are attracted to ID when it can make money, make them famous, or advance understanding of nature.

Finding Dinosaurs Is Not the Same as Explaining Them

What's turning up in dinosaur digs around the world? Bones, footprints and speculations.

Adult Stem Cells Continue to Promote Healing

Here's the latest on adult stem cells and how they are transforming regenerative medicine without harming embryos.

Humans Could Be Much Healthier

Recent news about the body's remarkable powers raise questions about why we aren't better off.

Humans May Have Lost Beneficial Traits

Imagine if you could regrow teeth all your life. Have we lost some capabilities during human history?

Original Material Found in Triassic Reptile Fossils

The preservation of structures and original proteins in fossils has just been pushed back to the Triassic.

Biomimetics Inspires Education

Students and teachers are catching on to the potential of biological design to inspire good science.

How Exercise Benefits Bones and Muscles

Will it be possible in the future to reduce fat, build muscle, and strengthen bones with an injection of a hormone?

Enjoy Your High-Tech Body and Brain

No need to feel insignificant in a lonely universe. You are loaded with great equipment for an exciting life.

Dino Soft Tissue Confirms Creationist Prediction

Gleanings from the original paper show discoverers excited but surprised. Creationists are excited and gratified.

News from Eden

Some recent findings fit naturally with a Genesis view of natural history.

Biomimetics Still Trending Up

The imitation of nature's designs (biomimetics) is all the rage, and shows no sign of slowing down.

Let's Get [Thankful for the] Physical

Wonders of the human body continue to pour forth from scientific research, providing more reasons to give thanks.

Adult Stem Cells Beat Clones

In a contest to see which are better, induced pluripotent stem cells proved just as good as clones. More stem cell news follows.

Life Worth Imitating

The living treasure chest of biological designs opens wider each week, inspiring human engineers to improve human health and productivity.

Adult Stem Cells Continue to Offer Hope

Advances with adult stem cells continue to promise new cures without violating ethical concerns over embryo research.

Body Wonders You Didn't Know About

Here's a collection of new findings about the body that should make us all stand in awe of what our Creator has provided.

Biomimetics Quiz

Match the living thing with the technology being developed by imitating its design features.

Biomimetics for Your Christmas Wish List

Biomimetics (the imitation of nature) continues to promise cool gadgets and useful materials that will someday yield prized gifts under the tree. Some of them might even save your life.

Biomimetics to the Rescue of Science

The booming field of biomimetics (imitating nature’s designs) is fascinating not only for the amazing products it promises, but for the fresh new opportunities it provides for science and engineering. From viruses to mammals, everything in the living world is now being seen in a new light: agents of innovation that humans can learn from. Here are just a few examples in recent news, arranged in order from large to small inspirational creatures.