Living Stalactites and Other Geological Surprises
August 19, 2014
Dripstones in caves can be made by microbes, some speleologists find. That's among several recent geological surprises.
Fluffballs in Space Shouldn't Exist
August 18, 2014
A rubble-pile asteroid has such low density it should have disintegrated, but it's doing just fine.
The Evil that Men Do: How Bad Governments Create Poverty
August 17, 2014
Ideas have consequences. When societies deny that all men are created equal, the masses suffer, even when surrounded by rich resources.
Extinct Reptiles Quickly Spread Over the Globe
August 16, 2014
On every continent, dinosaurs and other extinct reptiles thrived. Here are some recent amazing finds.
Planet Rotation Limits Habitability
August 15, 2014
Life can't exist on a planet that rotates too fast or slow. This is another Goldilocks problem for astrobiologists to consider.
Why Hebrew Captives Had Healthier Diet Than Their Captors
August 14, 2014
A new report on dietary "pulse" shows health benefits that certain captives enjoyed 2,600 years ago in what is now Iraq.
Big Leak in Universal Common Ancestor Theory
August 13, 2014
Evolutionists speculating about the Last Universal Common Ancestor (LUCA) begin with lots of L.U.C.K.
Sandstone Arches Get New Explanation
August 12, 2014
The national park signs may need updating.
New Ways to Find E.T.
August 11, 2014
SETI researchers may not have to wait by the stellar radio dial for their imaginary friends to call in. They might eavesdrop on their pollution.
Evolution Is Racist, Evolutionist Writes
August 10, 2014
A well-known science writer is in hot water for linking evolution to alleged differences in racial abilities. But where will his evolutionary critics run?
Cell's Molecular Machines Arouse Fascination
August 9, 2014
With increasing image quality at their disposal, biologists are finding amazing molecular machines at work in living cells.
Entrepreneurs Find Gold in Nature
August 8, 2014
Inspiration for invention comes from everywhere in nature's engineering. At every level, there are designs worth imitating.
Io Volcanoes Go Hyperactive
August 7, 2014
The volcanoes on Jupiter's moon are bursting out at record rates, and nobody knows why. Is it the new normal?
Rosetta and the Stone
August 6, 2014
A historic comet rendezvous mission begins today after ten years in space.
Amber Alert: New Discoveries in Old Sap
August 5, 2014
Even old pieces of amber in a museum drawer can reveal unexpected surprises.