December 14, 2015
Here's what's hot in the trendy science of making things the way nature does it.
Face Up: We Are Less than Neanderthals
December 11, 2015
The facial differences between us and Neanderthals amount to a slight matter of bone resorption during development.
Design in Tiny Fruit Flies
December 7, 2015
Among the smallest of flyers, these amazing insects pack incredible technology into a tiny package.
Genetic Tinkering Puts Brave New World at Our Doorstep
December 6, 2015
New tools in the lab put human nature at risk. Can we trust fallible scientists to be ethical?
Appendix 2: Vestigial Organs Reconsidered
December 5, 2015
Outcast becomes hero: appendix promoted to "pivotal". The vestigial organ myth lives on in other contexts, though.
How Animals Keep Warm in Freezing Wetness
November 25, 2015
We shiver to think of going without heavy coats in snow, but snowshoe hares, gophers and birds look perfectly comfortable. What's their secret?
Reason Honestly with Purpose
November 22, 2015
Science and society cannot exist without moral values. Use them; you were born with the capacity to apprehend them.
Finding Value in Waste
November 17, 2015
There's something beautiful about transforming disgusting castoffs into products that are useful, valuable, and healthful.
Were Our Bodies Created for Self-Repair?
October 30, 2015
Studies of amphibians are suggesting that higher animals also had regenerative abilities that have been lost over time.
New Things to Learn About Your Body
October 26, 2015
These news items about the human body are likely to surprise and delight you with how well you are made.
Microbes Are Wired for Communication
October 23, 2015
New findings show surprising communication systems between bacteria, including power grids with tiny electrical cables.
The Mind and Brain: Evolved or Created?
October 18, 2015
Evolutionists take swipes at saying the most complex matter in the universe is a product of blind, aimless processes of nature.
Is Water Miraculous?
October 10, 2015
It depends on your definition of miracle, but one professor thinks the word might aptly be applied to H2O.
Adult Stem Cells Outpace Embryonics
October 8, 2015
Some still play with embryos, but there seems little reason for it when adult stem cells perform so well.
Scientific Progress Is Spelled "Bio-Inspiration"
October 5, 2015
Need fundamental insights into physics and technology? Look no further than the living world.