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 […]Read Full Article >
Most six-legged creatures are small and we give them little notice. Here are surprises that entomologists are discovering in some very special insects.Read Full Article >
Newz Buzz Hot tips & wild ideas in the media
Planetary scientists now attribute the bright deposits on Ceres to cryovolcanism (Phys.org).
Scientists are changing their minds (again) about how Earth's water got here (The Conversation).
New cause of Permian extinction: not global warming, but an ice age (Science Daily).
What Trump's new travel ban means for science (Nature). They don't like it. Surprised?
How female tree frogs pick mates at a noisy party (Current Biology).
Secular scientists caught using intelligent design principles (Evolution News).
Creation Scientist of the Month
First to turn a telescope to the heavens; discoverer of sunspots, lunar craters, stars within the Milky Way, the phases of Venus, and the four large satellites of Jupiter (named the Galilean satellites in his honor); staunch proponent of experiment over authority, discoverer of laws of falling bodies (in the process disproving Aristotle’s contention that heavier bodies fall faster), popularizer and publisher, mathematician, his work is of monumental importance in the history of science.Read Full Article >
Do we need to dig for oil forever? Do we need to fret and fume over energy policy as more consumers compete for decreasing resources? What if there were a virtually inexhaustible supply right under our noses? That’s what the American Society for Microbiology asked in a pressRead Full Article >
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