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Humans Need Most of the Bugs in the World

A few bad ones give bugs an undeserved bad rap. We couldn't exist without insects.

How Did Primitive Organisms Learn Physics?

Inspiring cases of ballistics, civil engineering and architecture can be found in some of the simplest of living organisms.

Sunburn? Smear on the DNA

DNA makes for an excellent sunscreen, researchers have found. And that's not all.

Multiple Independent Animal Types Use Structural Color

The phenomenon is found in butterflies, fish, birds, and snakes, and scientists are rushing to imitate their secrets.

Dolphin Trick Could Save Lives

When trauma hits, do what the dolphins do: cool the face and eyes.

Science Says Mosquitoes Cannot Fly But Recently Found Out How They Do

Scientists solved the mystery of mosquito flight by using both super high-speed cameras and computer analysis.

Guessing Game: Name the Organism that Inspired This Discovery

Here's a quick brain teaser. Can you guess which biological organism inspired the scientific advance? Answers and sources provided.

Sea Sponge Makes Flexible Glass

How do you make glass that bends without breaking? Learn from a lowly sponge. Then look around for other ideas.

How Flamingos Stand on One Foot

Mysteries of the universe unfold: how can flamingos sleep while standing on one foot? And why is it good to know?

Weekend Digest, May 6, 2017

Here's a collection of quick takes on interesting developments in the science news, from Saturn to a possible cure for malaria; from your liver to Sunday funnies.

Small Wonders: Arthropods With Superpowers

Robot designers know that making things big is easy, but making them small is hard. How do you pack a multitude of capabilities in a tiny space? Consider these little guys.

Biological Designs Worth Imitating

If these designs are so good that intelligent minds want to mimic them, who can believe they emerged by chance?

Evolutionists Underestimate the Human Brain

To understand human exceptionalism, we will have to first eradicate fake science promulgated by dismissive materialists.

Weekend Biomimetics Showcase

The focus in biology these days is on design. Here's evidence.

Strange and Wonderful Animals Explored

Look at what scientists are learning about some common animals, and others not so common.
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