Dinosaur Pickles Its Brain
October 29, 2016
An unusual rock found on a beach is a dinosaur's fossilized brain, paleontologists say. How did a squishy thing turn to stone?
Inspiring Life Motivates Designers
September 17, 2016
Here's the latest collection of bio-inspired designs brought to you by plants, animals, and cells.
Darwinism as All-Purpose Fiction Plot
August 13, 2016
No scientific rigor needed. Just say "It evolved."
Silly Stories Demean Science
August 6, 2016
If science had an icon like the Statue of Liberty, she would be hanging her head in disgrace for what passes for science these days.
Bird Flight Story Falsified
July 19, 2016
A simplistic story about bird flight influenced a generation of evolution students, but it was wrong.
The Ostriches of Wyoming
July 11, 2016
Small as a chicken, this fossil ratite shows exquisite preservation and new puzzles for evolution.
July 7, 2016
In the world of flying animals, stories of remarkable physical engineering come to light.
You Can Trust Scientists (to Be Fallible)
July 5, 2016
With theory overturns like these, one gets to wonder about the privileged status of scientists in our culture.
Bird Wings Found in Amber
June 30, 2016
The modern appearance is empirical. The date is philosophical.
How the Dragon Got Its Beard
June 28, 2016
Scales are not feathers are not hair, but evolutionary tales get hairy sometimes.
Re-inventing Transportation by Watching Animals
May 31, 2016
Here are 3 ways science is advancing through the imitation of nature.
Dino Extinction Story Is a Fable, Paleontologist Says
May 24, 2016
What they tell you on TV and in biology class about birds outlasting the dinosaurs has paltry little evidence.
Forcing Contrary Data into Evolution Stories
May 21, 2016
Some recent findings might raise the eyebrows of perceptive readers: "How does that support evolution?"
News from the Living Waters
May 17, 2016
Animal heroes of the Illustra film "Living Waters" are still making headlines.
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."