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Mind Your Brain

Recent discoveries about the brain and the mind reveal the wonders inside our skulls and pose deep philosophical questions.

Brazil's Islands in the Sky Defy Evolution

Isolated table mountains with sheer cliffs in South America should be natural laboratories for evolution. Why aren't they?

Mt. St. Helens Renewal Slow, Steady

This is an eyewitness report of ecological renewal at the volcano that erupted 32 years ago.

Weightlifters No Match for Insects

For Olympic season, here are more comparisons between human and animal capabilities.

More Olympic Creatures

Plants and animals continue to amaze us with their Olympic-level abilities. New observations promote some to the award stand.

Peppered Moths Without Evolution

A new study shows that scientific research on moth camouflage does not require evolutionary theory.

Animals Win the Gold

As the Olympics begin in London, it's fun to consider how animals would compete against humans.

Body Double: Your Body as a Template for Inventors

Your body contains a lot of things engineers would like to copy, and not just at the scale of C3P0-like humanoid robots.

Ingenious Seed Bomb "Designed by Evolution"

Red hot peppers! Can evolution "design" anything, especially a chemical bomb a plant uses to be sure its seeds get spread properly?

Maple to the Rescue

The SWAT team surrounds the compound. An officer tosses a maple seed into an open window and checks the readout on his computer. The team bursts in and, surprising the terrorists, rescues the hostages safely.

Epigenetics: the 21st-Century Scientific Revolution

If genetics was the 20th century's major scientific revolution, epigenetics appears to be the big revolution for the 21st.

Animalympics

As summer Olympics season approaches, we should remember that we humans are not the only ones with some amazing physical abilities.

Evolutionists Taking Credit for Biomimetics

Biomimetics is all about design – intelligent design, mimicking the superb designs found in nature. Why, then, are some scientists claiming evolutionary theory is where the biomimetic beef is?

Thank Your Cilia

Throughout your body, cilia (protrusions on cells, singular cilium) are monitoring the environment and sweeping your passages clean.

Wonders Inside You

Do you have any idea how many emergencies are resolved inside your body every day without your conscious knowledge or control? Here are just 3 examples.
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