Darwin's Finches: What Evolved, the Birds or the Story?
February 12, 2015
Imagine spending 40 years of your life promoting Darwinian evolution with Galapagos finches, only to find out on Darwin Day that the birds hybridize and cross-breed.
Fun With Biomimetics
February 7, 2015
Here are new things we're learning from plants and animals, where nature is the engineering professor.
How to Respect a Crow
January 25, 2015
They're black and noisy, but the more you learn about crows, the more you will appreciate them—or at least respect them as you shoo them from your scarecrow.
Music Is a Human Thing
January 8, 2015
Many animals make sounds; birds and whales can sing; but there's nothing to compare with the human brain's capacity for music.
Is Animal Play Just an Evolutionary Survival Mechanism?
January 6, 2015
Yes, your dog enjoys play, say biologists, and so do birds, dolphins and many other kinds of animals. How did "having fun" evolve?
Birds Go Splat on Evolutionary Theories
December 19, 2014
A flock of surprising traits of birds has dropped a load on simplistic notions of evolution.
Bird Evolution Explodes
December 13, 2014
Did birds arrive in a 'big bang' of evolution, or is their explosive appearance yielding a scattered jetsam of Darwinian theories?
Monday Morning Design Cheer
December 8, 2014
Start your week with nuggets of good news about all the things inventors are learning from animals, plants, and the human body.
November 21, 2014
We need to clear the deck of evolution news. Here's a list of headlines presented "as is" for interested readers to research further.
Biological Systems Provide Infinite Design Inspiration
November 11, 2014
It's not likely engineers and biologists will run out of inspiration from biology anytime soon. The source is infinite.
Dinosaur Variety was Extreme
November 8, 2014
Here are news stories about dinosaurs, from dwarfs to giants that lived in all kinds of habitats.
Birds Evolved Fast Except When They Evolved Slow
November 4, 2014
To make a dinosaur fly, you have to adjust the rate of evolution by orders of magnitude, and commit other scientific fallacies.
Birds to Watch
October 25, 2014
Here are some amazing stories about birds, to inspire wonder and admiration of these varied and beautiful flying creatures.
Twist of the Wrist: Dino-Bird Magic
October 3, 2014
The hand of the evolutionist is quicker than the eye of the reporter.
Is Science Free of Miracles?
September 21, 2014
"No miracles" is a favorite phrase by an evolutionist who finds that perplexing problems always "yield to evolutionary thinking."