How Flamingos Stand on One Foot
May 26, 2017
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
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
May 4, 2017
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
April 20, 2017
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
March 26, 2017
To understand human exceptionalism, we will have to first eradicate fake science promulgated by dismissive materialists.
Weekend Biomimetics Showcase
March 11, 2017
The focus in biology these days is on design. Here's evidence.
Strange and Wonderful Animals Explored
March 5, 2017
Look at what scientists are learning about some common animals, and others not so common.
Stem Cell Digest
February 10, 2017
Scan these headlines for news about stem cells: the unethical kind (embryonic, ESC) and the ethical kind (adult, induced pluripotent, iPSC).
Learn Your Body Toolkit
January 25, 2017
Here are some tricks of living in a human body that you may not know about, because they happen automatically.
Big Science Loves ID – Sometimes
January 14, 2017
Despite institutional rejection of intelligent design, researchers are attracted to ID when it can make money, make them famous, or advance understanding of nature.
Animals Can Be Smarter Than You Think
January 4, 2017
Here are four organisms with surprising mental powers.
Year-End Biomimetics Parade
December 31, 2016
What better way to end the year than a celebration of biomimetics, where fun and useful science never ends thanks to nature's inspiring designs?
What Good Is a Hairball?
December 7, 2016
When you start looking for clues to good designs in nature, the results are everywhere.
Inspiring Life Tricks
November 14, 2016
These tricks are enough to make an inventor run to the patent office.
Planning Your Next Revolutionary Invention
October 22, 2016
To innovate something people will want, follow the leader: the Creator of living creatures.
Inspiring Life Motivates Designers
September 17, 2016
Here's the latest collection of bio-inspired designs brought to you by plants, animals, and cells.
Spiders Play Silk Harps
September 7, 2016
Spider webs are so finely-tuned, they are like musical instruments that the creatures can strum or listen to.
Toy Octopus Is Far from the Living Reality
August 27, 2016
The news media are celebrating an autonomous soft robot shaped like an octopus. It has a lot to learn from its living counterpart.
Weekend Biomimetics Parade
August 20, 2016
Here's a quick list of exciting news about how imitation of nature's designs is leading to wonderful inventions.
Smart Scientists Borrow Natural Designs
August 3, 2016
Scientists and engineers are back in school, learning from the best teachers: plants and animals.
Bacteria You Can Love
July 29, 2016
Wrongly feared only as agents of disease, many bacteria are allies in our quest for health.
Evolutionists Boast of Storytelling
July 22, 2016
Some evolutionists not only own up to just-so storytelling; they parade it.
July 7, 2016
In the world of flying animals, stories of remarkable physical engineering come to light.
Celebrate Independence from Darwin
July 4, 2016
With so much great science news about design, who needs to maintain allegiance to King Charles?
Flowers Create 'Electric Landing Lights' for Bees
June 14, 2016
How do bees know which flowers to visit, and where on the flowers to land?
Masters of Physics in Nature
June 8, 2016
Plants and animals sometimes keep PhD physicists wondering how they do what they do.
Design Inspires Scientific Advances
May 9, 2016
When you see cutting-edge science in materials and methods, you are likely to read "Inspired by Nature."
Plastic Proteins and Turtle Skis
April 18, 2016
Here's news about the latest technologies coming out of biomimetics, the imitation of nature's designs.
Biomimetics Inspires Education
March 7, 2016
Students and teachers are catching on to the potential of biological design to inspire good science.
Small Creatures Have Super Strength
February 9, 2016
The most amazing physical feats in nature are performed by some of the smallest organisms.