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.
Rest of the Story: Hobbit Evolution Debunked
August 5, 2014
That little skull from a cave in Indonesia was not a pre-human, but a regular human with Down Syndrome.
Saturn's F-Ring Has Quieted Down
August 4, 2014
Comparing measurements over 25 years, planetary scientists have noted a drop in bright clumps in Saturn's tenuous F-ring.
Can You Shrink a Dinosaur to Make a Bird?
August 3, 2014
A new research paper claims that birds emerged from a long process of dinosaur miniaturization. The news media loved it.
Human Evolution News Redlines Silliness Meter
August 2, 2014
Did these evolutionists really think through their hypotheses?
Lower Animals: "Lower" Does Not Mean "Simpler"
August 1, 2014
Here are a few "lower" animals worth knowing about. They reveal astonishing design throughout the living world, but little support for evolution.
Enceladus Geysers Still Unexplained
July 31, 2014
The number of geysers has topped a hundred on Saturn's overactive moon. How could they be sustained for billions of years?
News from the Birds for People
July 30, 2014
We still have a lot to learn from birds. They're really smart and talented for their size.
Dinosaur Extinction Story Becomes More Chancy
July 29, 2014
Why did dinosaurs die but birds and butterflies survive? The latest idea involves sheer dumb luck.
Contenders for Mammal of the Month
July 28, 2014
Here are some furry friends that know how to impress scientists.
Darwin: Imagine a World Without Him
July 27, 2014
A new book tries to imagine how different the world would be, had Darwin as an individual not lived to promote his particular views on evolution.