Updates from Outer Planets
January 9, 2016
Let's review some of the latest news from missions to the outer planets.
Plant Brains Solve Problems
January 8, 2016
Without a physical brain or nervous system, plants know how to get about in place.
Lizards that Leap Over Evolution
January 6, 2016
They may appear less evolved to Darwinians, but some lizards are world champions.
Detailed Seeds Found in Early Cretaceous Rock
January 4, 2016
Hundreds of flowering plant seeds from early Cretaceous strata on two continents show exceptional preservation; how can they be 125 million years old?
New Earthrise Is a Stunner
December 24, 2015
Take a look at this image from a lunar orbiter on the 47th anniversary of the historic Apollo 8 "Earthrise" photo.
Early Builders Were Intelligent Designers
December 17, 2015
What do Stonehenge and Chaco Canyon have in common? On opposite sides of the globe, they illustrate human nature.
Want Salt on Your Ceres?
December 10, 2015
Those mysterious white spots on asteroid Ceres could be outcrops of salt. How did vast amounts of salt get out there?
Design in Tiny Fruit Flies
December 7, 2015
Among the smallest of flyers, these amazing insects pack incredible technology into a tiny package.
King Hezekiah’s Royal Seal Found in Jerusalem
December 3, 2015
The royal seal of a Biblical king has been found, stating "belonging to Hezekiah, son of Ahaz, king of Judah" near the Temple Mount.
Breaking! Dino Blood Is Real
December 1, 2015
Blood vessels found in a hadrosaur said to be 80 million years old are the real original material, researchers say.
CEH Is Thankful to You
November 26, 2015
Happy Thanksgiving to all our readers. We appreciate your faithful visits!
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?
Invisible Subs and Other Tricks Inspired by Life
November 21, 2015
Working scientists seem less focused on evolution and more on design these days, figuring out how animals and plants do amazing things.
Animal Engineers Teach Physics Profs a Thing or Three
November 19, 2015
Three animals never went to the university, but they leave human PhDs struggling to catch up to their know-how.
Finding Value in Waste
November 17, 2015
There's something beautiful about transforming disgusting castoffs into products that are useful, valuable, and healthful.