Weekend Biomimetics Showcase

March 11, 2017 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBotanyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionGeneticsHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMarine BiologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

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

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Celebrate Independence from Darwin

July 4, 2016 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBotanyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionGeneticsHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

With so much great science news about design, who needs to maintain allegiance to King Charles?

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Want a Wood-Plastic Bowl for Your Wood Stew?

June 6, 2016 in Amazing FactsBible and TheologyBotanyCell BiologyEducationHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePhysics

Scientists are realizing that components of wood have many practical and healthful uses.

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Design Inspires Scientific Advances

May 9, 2016 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsBotanyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionIntelligent DesignMarine BiologyMind and BrainPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

When you see cutting-edge science in materials and methods, you are likely to read “Inspired by Nature.”

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Invisible Subs and Other Tricks Inspired by Life

November 21, 2015 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsBotanyCell BiologyIntelligent DesignMarine BiologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

Working scientists seem less focused on evolution and more on design these days, figuring out how animals and plants do amazing things.

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Inventions Inspired by Mother Nature’s Designs

November 2, 2012 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsBotanyCell BiologyHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

Biological solutions to physical challenges are inspiring new technologies.

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Would Wood Evolve?

August 16, 2011 in BiologyBotanyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionFossilsGeneticsIntelligent DesignMicrobiologyOrigins

The woods. We call them by their primary substance: wood. But would wood evolve from plants lacking woody stems? Was there some evolutionary pressure to force plants to grow tall to reach the sun, so that lucky mutations found a way to produce lignin and the other building blocks of wood? What other mutations did the blind evolutionary algorithm have to find to organize the components into trunks for trees? Two discoveries, a fossil and a mechanism, offer evolutionists a way to enhance their woody story.

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