Darwinism Evolves to Elude Falsification
August 29, 2016
The flexibility of Darwinian stories can be seen in two recent escape mechanisms.
Toy Octopus Is Far from the Living Reality
August 27, 2016
The news media are celebrating an autonomous soft robot shaped like an octopus. It has a lot to learn from its living counterpart.
Latest Fossils: Dinosaurs, Whales and More
August 26, 2016
Here's a quick survey of news about fossils, including remains of some monstrous creatures and a tiny one, too.
Selected Carp Devolved Rapidly to Wild Type
August 24, 2016
Artificial selection isn't forever. Some fish reverted to their old ways.
The Healing Powers of Nature
August 23, 2016
Independent studies celebrate the ability of nature to improve human health and well-being.
Weekend Biomimetics Parade
August 20, 2016
Here's a quick list of exciting news about how imitation of nature's designs is leading to wonderful inventions.
Radiation, Mistakes, and Assumptions
August 19, 2016
Three news items about atomic radiation should cause us to beware of academic overstatement.
Darwinism as All-Purpose Fiction Plot
August 13, 2016
No scientific rigor needed. Just say "It evolved."
Non-Darwinian Biological Change
August 11, 2016
Scientists find many examples of biological change that do not fit the mutation-selection paradigm.
Sunflower Motion Is Complex
August 9, 2016
They follow the sun, but how? Scientists are just finding out the mechanisms behind light tracking in sunflowers.
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.
Smart Scientists Borrow Natural Designs
August 3, 2016
Scientists and engineers are back in school, learning from the best teachers: plants and animals.
Platypus Evolution "Remains a Mystery"
August 1, 2016
Evolution spectacularly fails to explain one of the planet's most intriguing animals.
Bacteria You Can Love
July 29, 2016
Wrongly feared only as agents of disease, many bacteria are allies in our quest for health.
For the Love of Trees
July 23, 2016
You don't have to be a proverbial tree-hugger to love trees and wonder at all the things they can do, and do for us.