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Animal and Plant Tricks

There's no end of amazing tricks in the living world – adaptations that aid their success. Finding them is one thing. Explaining them is another.

Underwater Forest Discovered: How Old?

Sixty feet down in Gulf waters off the coast of Alabama, stumps of an old cypress forest have appeared.  How can they be 52,000 years old when the wood still smells like cypress? The discovery was reported by Live Science.  It includes a five-minute video tour of the area which the discoverers are keeping secret […]

Living Design Inspires Design

Engineers continue to look to the living world for solutions to practical problems. One of them is as close as your skin.

Plants Do Arithmetic

For keeping track of their food stores for the next day, plants perform "sophisticated" arithmetical division.

Quantum Secret of Photosynthesis Revealed

The magic of light capture by plants is so small and fast, its secrets are only now being understood.

Do Confusing Branches Add up to a Darwin Tree?

Evolutionists routinely try to construct parts of Darwin's grand "tree of life" from fossils and genes. Do the parts come together as expected?

New Biomimetics Stories

Here are some new ways scientists are imitating plants and animals to understand their designs and make new products.

Roach Bait Story Highlights Abuse of Word "Evolution"

Evolution is one of the most carelessly-used words in science, as several recent articles show. Not all change is evolution the way Darwin meant it.

Out-of-Order Fossils Make Darwinists Wave Hands

When a fossil violates Darwinist expectations, it never falsifies the theory. It just creates a new round of imaginative gesticulations.

Talking Plants and Secret Networks

There was a time when talking plants was mythology. Now, it's science.

Burning Plants Tell Seeds When to Germinate

Forest fire ash is not all useless. It contains signaling molecules that can switch on the next generation of plants.

How Intricate Patterns Grow in Flowers, Feathers

How does a growing flower bud or feather follicle know where to put the intricate colors and patterns on a mature flower or feather? Scientists are beginning to get partial answers.

Weekend Entertainment: Evolutionary Just-So Stories

When you see a science headline in the form "How the .... got its ...." prepare for a laugh. Now, even some evolutionists are laughing.

Biomimetics Roundup

Here's a quick rundown of news on new technologies emerging from the study of plants, animals, and cells.

Wood You Cellulose for Starch?

Cellulose is the most abundant biomolecule, but how it's made still baffles scientists. Soon, though, you may be able to eat it.
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