Well, Duh; Adam and Eve Were Contemporaries
August 8, 2013
New genetic studies confirm the existence of a "Y-Chromosome Adam" and "Mitochondrial Eve" but, contrary to earlier analyses, place them in the same time frame.
More Evidence for Epigenetic Controls on Genetics
July 31, 2013
Epigenetics has become a hot topic in biology. There are players "above DNA"– some heritable – that may be more important than the genetic code itself.
Birds and Their Evolution (or Design)
July 30, 2013
Several recent science papers try to find evolution in bird brains, genes, and behaviors. Do they succeed?
Amazing Cures from Adult Stem Cells
July 29, 2013
Regrowing organs and other miracle cures may be coming to a hospital near you, thanks to progress with adult stem cells.
From Hunter-Gatherer to Modern Farmer
July 28, 2013
Here are some headlines concerning early man and the ongoing struggle by humans to improve life.
Remarkable Cell Processes That Keep You Alive
July 27, 2013
Within the factories of molecular machines that run living cells, including those in the human body, processes occur non-stop that are designed to meet every contingency. Here are just a few examples.
Engineers Chase Animals
July 26, 2013
Inspired by the wisdom inherent in living organisms, inventors and engineers are finding bright ideas.
Cassini Shoots "Blue Dot" of Earth
July 24, 2013
Another epic photo of Earth from space was taken on July 19 of Earth from Saturn by Cassini, and released on July 22. From Mercury, the MESSENGER spacecraft also portrayed Earth as a small dot.
News About Your Favorite Dinosaurs
July 24, 2013
T. Rex, Triceratops and other stars of the age of dinosaurs have made news lately. Here are some recent dinosaur findings.
New Archaelogical Findings at Judean Fortress Khirbet Qeiyafa
July 23, 2013
A hilltop near where David fought Goliath has revealed buildings and artifacts suggestive of royal organization during the time of King David.
Parallel Universe of Microbial "Dark Matter" Revealed
July 20, 2013
As scientists continue to find incredible diversity in the smallest of organisms, realizations of all we've been missing are changing conceptions of life.
Take Up Insect Watching
July 19, 2013
Insects are among the most diverse animals on the planet, many possessing extraordinary abilities. Here are some kinds worth watching.
Do Honeycombs Just Happen, or Do Bees Design Them?
July 19, 2013
The idea that honeycombs in beehives self-assemble is as old as Darwin. A new study claims to reinforce the idea, yet honeybees are not just bystanders in the process.
You've Got Quality Control
July 16, 2013
What could identify intelligent design more than the discovery of "quality control"? Your cells employ QC every day.
Muscle Power Is Designed, Not Evolutionary
July 13, 2013
The wonder of muscle inspires both awe at its design and opportunities for evolutionary storytelling.