Breaking! Dino Blood Is Real
December 1, 2015
Blood vessels found in a hadrosaur said to be 80 million years old are the real original material, researchers say.
This Is Not Evolution
December 1, 2015
Evidence often comes with a Darwin label, but let the buyer beware.
How Animals Keep Warm in Freezing Wetness
November 25, 2015
We shiver to think of going without heavy coats in snow, but snowshoe hares, gophers and birds look perfectly comfortable. What's their secret?
New Fossils, Old Stories
November 23, 2015
You can sing any words to the same tune, if you don't know any other tunes and don't care how well the syllables rhyme or fit.
Invisible Subs and Other Tricks Inspired by Life
November 21, 2015
Working scientists seem less focused on evolution and more on design these days, figuring out how animals and plants do amazing things.
Notable Vertebrate Fossils
October 27, 2015
Vertebrate fossils are only a tiny fraction of the record, but they are usually the most interesting to us.
Inspiring Designs in Life
October 24, 2015
When scientists look closely at living designs, they think, Wow! That's cool! I wonder if we could copy that?
Breathtaking Cretaceous Fossil Mammal Preserves Soft Tissue
October 15, 2015
A mammal fossil from Spain perfectly preserves fur and internal organs, but is said to be 125 million years old.
Bird Flew Over Dinosaurs
October 7, 2015
An exceptionally-preserved fossil bird could be mistaken for a modern agile flyer—except it's dated early Cretaceous.
That Doesn't Look Like Evolution
October 1, 2015
Here are more findings, categorized under "evolution," that might turn heads and make one say, "Huh?"
Green Energy Calculated to Kill Birds
September 30, 2015
Bird deaths figure into the equations for wind turbines. Many more will die because of bad data.
September 8, 2015
Birds never cease to astound us with their grace in the air and cheery songs, because they exhibit design at many levels.
Did Man Create God, or Vice Versa?
September 6, 2015
Another theory is making the rounds that social groups invented moralizing gods to keep people under control.
Original Pigment Found in "Dinosaur Feathers"
September 1, 2015
If pigment in fossil feathers cannot last 150 million years, then the story about bird evolution from dinosaurs is wrong.
Built-in Brain Designs that Amaze Scientists
August 31, 2015
Here's a quick run-down of brain news that should make us stand in awe of the 3-pound mass inside our skulls.