Strange and Wonderful Animals Explored
March 5, 2017
Look at what scientists are learning about some common animals, and others not so common.
Spiders Play Silk Harps
September 7, 2016
Spider webs are so finely-tuned, they are like musical instruments that the creatures can strum or listen to.
Weekend Biomimetics Parade
August 20, 2016
Here's a quick list of exciting news about how imitation of nature's designs is leading to wonderful inventions.
Non-Darwinian Biological Change
August 11, 2016
Scientists find many examples of biological change that do not fit the mutation-selection paradigm.
Platypus Evolution "Remains a Mystery"
August 1, 2016
Evolution spectacularly fails to explain one of the planet's most intriguing animals.
Fossils Sprout New Tales
April 25, 2016
When unexpected things turn up in the fossil record, evolutionists get out their storytelling playbook.
Anti-Darwinian Observations Require New Stories
April 23, 2016
Here are new findings that contradict traditional neo-Darwinian theory.
Biomimetics Inspires Education
March 7, 2016
Students and teachers are catching on to the potential of biological design to inspire good science.
Secret Animal Hideouts
January 20, 2016
Small animals can hide out in secret places, even in your own home.
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.
Applications from Nature
August 25, 2015
In this Biomimetics list, we start with the application, then tell you what organism inspired it.
Creatures Worth Knowing and Imitating
July 21, 2015
Studies of animals and cells reveal designs in nature we can appreciate and imitate.
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.
The Spider, the Fly and the Octopus: Invertebrate Designs
May 21, 2015
Small animals without backbones are cleverly designed, leaving evolutionists scratching their heads.
Biomimetics Still Trending Up
March 28, 2015
The imitation of nature's designs (biomimetics) is all the rage, and shows no sign of slowing down.
March 15, 2015
Need inspiration? Look at designs in nature. Even secular scientists are getting inspired.
Entrepreneurs Find Gold in Nature
August 8, 2014
Inspiration for invention comes from everywhere in nature's engineering. At every level, there are designs worth imitating.
Lower Animals: "Lower" Does Not Mean "Simpler"
August 1, 2014
Here are a few "lower" animals worth knowing about. They reveal astonishing design throughout the living world, but little support for evolution.
July 15, 2014
Recent fossil discoveries include some eye-openers and world records.
Man Climbs Glass Like a Gecko
June 18, 2014
Bio-inspired technologies are starting to reach the market.
Mighty Mite and Spider Gymnast: Arachnids Inspire Scientists
April 28, 2014
We have a new land speed record. You'd have to run 1300 mph to keep up with this critter at its scale.
Turkeys Aren't Stupid
January 26, 2014
Turkeys that are inspiring homeland security technology are just one example of hot designs engineers are finding in the biosphere's treasure chest.
January 18, 2014
The capabilities of animals large and small continue to fascinate scientists and the public. Here are some recent findings.
On the Origin of Snakes
December 6, 2013
New studies of snakes and their genes are surprising scientists with stories of "rapid evolution." Some findings offer potential for human health.
Overcoming Natural Evil with Good
November 1, 2013
Things that bite and sting are not always 100% harmful. Maybe some of our categories of natural evil are due to ignorance.
Animal Engineering Is Not Just a Metaphor
October 10, 2013
Some evolutionists complain that talk of molecular machines and engineered systems in the living world is a misleading figure of speech. Why, then, do human engineers seek to reverse-engineer them?
Survival of the Weakest
August 21, 2013
If "sometimes it pays to be a weakling," what does that mean for 154 years of Darwinian teaching about survival of the fittest? What does it mean, further, when sexual selection doesn't work?
Animal and Plant Tricks
July 10, 2013
There's no end of amazing tricks in the living world – adaptations that aid their success. Finding them is one thing. Explaining them is another.
Soil, Sustainability, and the Blue Revolution
February 20, 2013
Life-sustaining resources are right beneath our feet, says a Penn State hydrologist.
What Do a Toucan, an Oyster and a Spider Have in Common? Bio-Engineers' Drool
February 17, 2013
If we want to build more robust, lightweight materials, two researchers say, look to nature.