Sex Cells: The Evolution (or Design) of Genitalia
November 6, 2014
There's been a lot of news about sex organs in recent days. Which does a better job of explaining the facts of life: design or evolution?
Trees Reduce Stress
October 30, 2014
Stressed out by politics or work? Take a walk in the park under the trees. It's a proven remedy.
Plant Intranet Seen in Action
October 24, 2014
How do roots respond to what the top of the plant experiences? With an elaborate communication system resembling email.
Cell Biologists Use Machine Language
October 23, 2014
This is a golden age of discovery about molecular machines, but the metaphor may be moving from machinery to information processing.
How Explanatory Is Evolutionary Theory?
October 18, 2014
Darwinians make big boasts about their theory as the central organizing principle in biology, but what does it actually explain?
Animals Overcome Limitations of Physics
October 16, 2014
The limits of human engineering have been overcome by animals in surprising ways worth imitating.
Darwin Was Right, So They Say
October 9, 2014
In order to keep Darwin looking trendy, some evolutionists use the "Darwin was right" meme.
Beat the Competition with Natural Design
August 27, 2014
Want to engineer something right the first time and beat the competition? Find out how life does it.
Secrets of Photosynthesis Coming to Light
July 21, 2014
"It's perhaps the most important biochemical process on Earth and scientists don't yet fully understand how it works."
Life Worth Imitating
July 7, 2014
The living treasure chest of biological designs opens wider each week, inspiring human engineers to improve human health and productivity.
New Amazing Animal Discoveries
June 25, 2014
From spiders to mammals, the living world never ceases to amaze us with new wonders. Some are inspiring new technologies.
Man Climbs Glass Like a Gecko
June 18, 2014
Bio-inspired technologies are starting to reach the market.
May 21, 2014
Biologists continue to find unexpected wonders in living things.
Even the Plants Have Eyes
May 16, 2014
How do plants steer toward the light? They have eyes the size of molecules.
Meteorites Shock Plant Material in Time Capsules
May 1, 2014
Bits of organic matter, leaves, and cells have been preserved in glass shocked by meteor impacts. Could they last millions of years?