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Design of Life Update: Birds

March 9, 2017 in Amazing FactsBirdsDarwin and EvolutionDinosaursEducationIntelligent DesignMediaPhilosophy of Science

Illustra Media’s Design of Life documentaries only began to explore the marvels of life. In this entry, we look at more wonders among birds. Eggs come in a variety of sizes and shapes, as shown in a rapid-fire series in the Illustra film. In an “Egg Mythbuster” piece, Phys.org explains why some eggs are pear-shaped. […]

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Evolution Deniers of the Non-Human Kind

January 24, 2017 in Amazing FactsBirdsBotanyMarine Biology

Here are some fun animals and plants worth knowing about, not only for what they do, but for the pained expression they give Darwinians.

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Built-in Brain Designs that Amaze Scientists

August 31, 2015 in Amazing FactsBirdsCell BiologyEducationHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMind and BrainPhilosophy of ScienceTerrestrial Zoology

Here’s a quick run-down of brain news that should make us stand in awe of the 3-pound mass inside our skulls.

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Beat the Competition with Natural Design

August 27, 2014 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsBotanyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionIntelligent DesignMarine BiologyTerrestrial Zoology

Want to engineer something right the first time and beat the competition? Find out how life does it.

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News from the Birds for People

July 30, 2014 in Amazing FactsBirdsIntelligent DesignPhysics

We still have a lot to learn from birds. They’re really smart and talented for their size.

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News for the Birds

May 7, 2014 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsFossilsIntelligent DesignPolitics and Ethics

Our human readers are allowed to peek in on these headlines for and about our feathered intellectuals.

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Biomimetics Is All About Design Inspiration

April 8, 2014 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsBotanyEducationHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyMind and BrainTerrestrial Zoology

Scientists wouldn’t rush to design things after nature’s examples if they weren’t well designed.

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Boost Your Health Outdoors

October 28, 2013 in Bible and TheologyBirdsHealthHuman BodyMind and Brain

Health experts keep finding more reasons for people of all ages to get active outside in nature.

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Amazing Bird Tricks

October 27, 2011 in Amazing FactsAwardsBiologyBiomimeticsBirdsDarwin and EvolutionFossilsIntelligent DesignIssuesOriginsPhilosophy of Science

Angry Birds” are perhaps the best known species among electronic bird-watchers these days, but we should never forget that real birds are amazing creatures. Incredibly diverse (think ostrich to hummingbird to penguin), they continue to fascinate scientists and laymen. Here are some recent science stories about our feathered friends.

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