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.
Ancient Text Found in Jerusalem from David's Time
July 12, 2013
Inscriptions are rare but valuable artifacts in archaeology. Though short and simple, a fragmentary inscription on a jug sets a record as the oldest ever found in Jerusalem, from the era of David and Solomon or before.
Animal and Plant Tricks
July 10, 2013
There's no end of amazing tricks in the living world – adaptations that aid their success. Finding them is one thing. Explaining them is another.
Underwater Forest Discovered: How Old?
July 9, 2013
Sixty feet down in Gulf waters off the coast of Alabama, stumps of an old cypress forest have appeared. How can they be 52,000 years old when the wood still smells like cypress? The discovery was reported by Live Science. It includes a five-minute video tour of the area which the discoverers are keeping secret […]
Bizarre Creatures With Incredible Design
July 3, 2013
Animals, whether living or fossil, often show surprising tricks of sensation, adaptation, or ornamentation.
More Wonders Going On Inside You
July 2, 2013
Since we all live in a body, we should all feel intrigued with what goes in under our skin. There are more wonders than science can ever fully know.
Brain Cells Have a Twist-Open Gate
June 25, 2013
The structure of an important potassium-ion gate in the membrane of brain cells has been found to open like a camera iris.