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How Did Dragonflies Come By an Intercept Capability?

Dragonflies can track a prey, anticipate its future path, fly to a rendezvous point on that path and intercept it.

Weekend Funnies and Surprises

This is an assortment of news items that update previous posts, with some surprising discoveries tossed in.

Sunflower Science Without Darwinism

Researchers do good work on sunflowers without descending into Darwinian storytelling   Is it possible to do biology without evolution? Can you even talk about fitness and reproductive success without attributing it to blind forces of nature? After all, healthy species do reproduce successfully, or else they would be extinct. Noting that does not require […]

Squirrels: Urban Sports Champions

A popular urban sport takes rapid eye-body coordination. Squirrels do it flawlessly every time.

Glass Sponges: Lessons from the Deep

How can a "simple" or "primitive" sponge surprise engineers with its optimal physics?

Cell Biologists Describe a “Beautiful, Flawless Machine”

All life depends on the Kinetochore. It hasn't evolved for a "billion years."

Bird Flight Highlighted

A new release from Illustra Media combines some of its best clips on birds plus new material into a short film on flight.

Life Exceeds Expectations: Aquatic Creatures

Here are some amazing underwater organisms that go beyond the call of survival duty.

Echinoderm Graveyard Found

Thousands of sea stars, feather stars, brittle stars, sea urchins and more found exceptionally preserved in catastrophic burial.

Gideon Inscription Found

The nickname Gideon was given by his father, Jerubbaal, has been found on a piece of pottery dating from his era.

Life Exceeds Expectations: Invertebrates

Here are examples of terrestrial invertebrates that exceed the requirements for survival.

Fractal Math as a Creator’s Code

A creation astronomer finds a code inscribed by God in fractal geometry.

Sheep Mummy Shows Limits on DNA Longevity

Under ideal conditions for preservation, DNA from a sheep in a salt mine lasted 1,600 years. But could it last millions?

Life Exceeds Expectations: Birds

Here are some marvelous birds with abilities above and beyond the call of survival duty.

Eyes Have a Well-Designed Support System

The eye support system is functional and well-designed: brow ridges, eyebrows, and eyelashes all serve important roles.
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