Rethinking Fossils

March 13, 2017 in BirdsDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDinosaursFossilsGeologyIntelligent DesignMarine BiologyTerrestrial Zoology

Every time a new fossil turns up, a theory quakes. New evidence can subject a theory to the falsification test.

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Design of Life Update: Butterflies

March 8, 2017 in Amazing FactsDarwin and EvolutionEducationIntelligent DesignMediaPhilosophy of ScienceTerrestrial Zoology

Illustra Media’s trilogy of documentaries only began to uncover the wonders of life. Here are updates on the series’ featured animals, this one on butterflies. Watch an amazing time-lapse video of butterfly wings developing in the chrysalis made by Nipam Patel of University of California at Berkeley. His lab assistant was able to extract tissue […]

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Chicxulub Crater Reports Begin

November 19, 2016 in Amazing FactsDating MethodsGeologyPhysicsSolar System

Scientists who drilled into the large crater in southern Mexico have started interpreting the cores.

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Insects Worth Respecting

September 12, 2015 in Amazing FactsCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionGeneticsHealthIntelligent DesignTerrestrial Zoology

Most six-legged creatures are small and we give them little notice. Here are surprises that entomologists are discovering in some very special insects.

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Elephants, Mammoths, and Terror: The Ivory Trade Crisis

August 28, 2015 in Bible and TheologyDating MethodsEducationFossilsGeologyMammalsMediaPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Terror organizations are slaughtering elephants at alarming rates to sell the ivory in Asia and buy weapons. What to do?

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Freedom: The Best Conservation Strategy

February 28, 2015 in Bible and TheologyEducationHealthIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Do-gooder environmentalists trying to save the Amazon rainforests make the problem worse.

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Monarch Butterflies Do Not Have to Migrate

October 7, 2014 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionGeneticsIntelligent DesignPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

When 101 butterfly genomes were compared, there were surprises.

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