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Weekend Biomimetics Showcase

The focus in biology these days is on design. Here's evidence.

New Things to Learn About Your Body

These news items about the human body are likely to surprise and delight you with how well you are made.

Animal and Plant Tricks

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.

Enjoy Your Body Gifts

When you eat right and exercise to do your body good, you may have little idea how much your body is giving back all the time. From recent scientific discoveries, here’s a look at a few mechanisms under our skin that not only keep us alive, but provide us with a shopping mall of good things.