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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Seamounts: No Speciation Here, Mate

November 7, 2016 in Amazing FactsDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsGeologyIntelligent DesignMarine BiologyPhilosophy of Science

These isolated habitats should be ideal labs for studying Darwin’s origin of species, but the evidence just isn’t there.

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More Holes in Evolutionary Theory

April 5, 2016 in Darwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasFossilsGeneticsHuman BodyMammalsMarine BiologyMind and BrainPhilosophy of ScienceTerrestrial Zoology

Here are three examples of animals not branching out neatly on Darwin’s tree like they’re supposed to.

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Biomimetics Inspires Education

March 7, 2016 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsBotanyEducationHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and EthicsTerrestrial Zoology

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

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Amazing Fossils, Dead and Alive

October 29, 2013 in Bible and TheologyBirdsDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDinosaursFossilsGeologyMammalsMarine BiologyTerrestrial Zoology

Australia’s oldest bird tracks with dinosaurs, “living fossil” sponges and other strange and wonderful findings accentuate the news on natural history.

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Biomimetics Roundup

April 20, 2013 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBotanyCell BiologyGeneticsHealthIntelligent DesignTerrestrial Zoology

Here’s a quick rundown of news on new technologies emerging from the study of plants, animals, and cells.

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Biomimetics Matching Game

March 27, 2013 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyMind and BrainTerrestrial Zoology

Try your hand at matching the organism with the new technology being developed from its design.

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Biomimetics for Your Christmas Wish List

December 8, 2011 in Amazing FactsAwardsBiologyBiomimeticsBirdsBotanyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionHealthHuman BodyHumanityIntelligent DesignIssuesMammalsMarine BiologyMicrobiologyOriginsPhilosophy of SciencePhysical SciencePhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

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.

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