Birds to Watch
October 25, 2014
Here are some amazing stories about birds, to inspire wonder and admiration of these varied and beautiful flying creatures.
Plant Intranet Seen in Action
October 24, 2014
How do roots respond to what the top of the plant experiences? With an elaborate communication system resembling email.
Cell Biologists Use Machine Language
October 23, 2014
This is a golden age of discovery about molecular machines, but the metaphor may be moving from machinery to information processing.
The Cures Are Inside You
October 22, 2014
Your body has the means to repair itself, if the right cells get into the right places.
The Machinery Behind the Senses
October 21, 2014
There's a lot of physical work our eyes, ears, and brain cells perform to support our perceptions of the world.
Large Study of Near-Death Experiences Finds Surprises
October 20, 2014
What does a person sense during the transition from life to death? A large new study collected data, but more study is needed.
How Useful Is Evolutionary Theory?
October 19, 2014
What has Darwin done for you lately? Some evolutionists promote Darwinism because of its alleged usefulness to humanity.
How Explanatory Is Evolutionary Theory?
October 18, 2014
Darwinians make big boasts about their theory as the central organizing principle in biology, but what does it actually explain?
Mercury, Moon May Still Be Erupting
October 17, 2014
Two objects that should be old and dead show surprising activity. Other indications of youthfulness in the solar system are noted.
Animals Overcome Limitations of Physics
October 16, 2014
The limits of human engineering have been overcome by animals in surprising ways worth imitating.
Moon's Stabilizing Influence Depends on Star Size
October 15, 2014
A connection between multiple factors was noted in a recent model of how a moon helps a planet remain habitable.
Indonesian Cave Paintings Shake Up Art History
October 14, 2014
Asians were not supposed to be so culturally talented 40,000 years ago, but their cave art shows the same finesse seen in contemporary European caves.
Darwin Debate Published by Nature
October 13, 2014
Two teams, both committed evolutionists, duked it out in Nature over whether Darwin's mechanism is adequate to explain the diversity of life.
Is Scientism Ready for E.T.?
October 12, 2014
In speculating about the impact of extraterrestrials on world religions, an author neglected the impact on his own.
Robots Imitate Life
October 11, 2014
The goal of robotics is to imitate what humans and animals make look easy.