New Biomimetics Stories
May 26, 2013
Here are some new ways scientists are imitating plants and animals to understand their designs and make new products.
Roach Bait Story Highlights Abuse of Word "Evolution"
May 25, 2013
Evolution is one of the most carelessly-used words in science, as several recent articles show. Not all change is evolution the way Darwin meant it.
Public Invited to Participate in Astrobiology's Future
May 24, 2013
NASA's Astrobiology Program is charting a new roadmap for future projects, and the public is allowed to voice its opinions.
The Evolution of Penguins
May 23, 2013
Science reporters are dancing with happy feet about a news story supposedly explaining how penguins evolved.
Amazing Body Facts
May 22, 2013
There are more wonders in your body than you can possibly imagine. Here are half a dozen new findings for conversation starters.
Fresh Impacts Viewed on Mars, Moon
May 21, 2013
New impacts observed on the moon and Mars allow space scientists to learn about crater formation in near real time. What conclusions can be drawn?
From Tiny Bones to Whopper Conclusions
May 20, 2013
It doesn't take much to stimulate an evolutionist's imagination. A tiny middle ear bone will do.
Prosociality and Cooperation: Evolution vs. Prayer
May 19, 2013
Cooperation exists in nature. Does that mean it evolved? Only if evolution is the sole mechanism in your toolkit.
Evolutionists Confess to Lying
May 18, 2013
If lying evolved as a fitness strategy, can we believe anything an evolutionist says?
Human Cloning Is Back
May 17, 2013
If you thought work on human cloning and embryonic stem cell research went out of style with the discovery of induced pluripotent stem cells, watch out. The pro-cloning people, who never lost their lust for toying with human embryos, are back.
Out-of-Order Fossils Make Darwinists Wave Hands
May 16, 2013
When a fossil violates Darwinist expectations, it never falsifies the theory. It just creates a new round of imaginative gesticulations.
Darwin's Tree of Life is a Tangled Bramble Bush
May 15, 2013
Researchers at Vanderbilt University are tied up in knots trying to locate Darwin's branching tree in contradictory data.
Surprising Animals Go to Extremes
May 14, 2013
Today's entry features a mammal, a bird and an insect that have good reasons to show off.
Talking Plants and Secret Networks
May 13, 2013
There was a time when talking plants was mythology. Now, it's science.
Moon Water and Magnetism Mystifies Astronomers
May 12, 2013
Two mysteries from the moon are forcing revisions to textbooks. One concerns water in moon minerals. The other concerns the moon's magnetic field.