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Bird Wings Found in Amber

The modern appearance is empirical. The date is philosophical.

How the Dragon Got Its Beard

Scales are not feathers are not hair, but evolutionary tales get hairy sometimes.

Scientists Become Beasts

The AAAS endorses two books where researchers act like animals.

Influential Evolutionist Fails to See His Own Contradictions

He trains philosophically-unsophisticated students with self-refuting ideas with the force of moral subjectivity.

Brain's Memory More Powerful Than Thought

You don't have a limited memory that can be used up. The only limits are on how much you desire to know.

Precambrian Protein Identified

They say it's almost two billion (with a B) years old, yet it resembles modern counterparts.

Paleoproteomics Misses the Implications

The ability to examine original proteins in off-the-shelf fossils should tell you something about evolutionary timescales.

Flowers Create 'Electric Landing Lights' for Bees

How do bees know which flowers to visit, and where on the flowers to land?

Naive Evolution Stories Undermine Scientific Rigor

"Epistemic modesty" was a virtue until Darwin came along and launched a storytelling empire.

Masters of Physics in Nature

Plants and animals sometimes keep PhD physicists wondering how they do what they do.

Want a Wood-Plastic Bowl for Your Wood Stew?

Scientists are realizing that components of wood have many practical and healthful uses.

Your Supernatural Teeth

Aspects of human teeth appear over-designed for their function.
Blue lupines in southern California

Peas and Prosperity

A healthy plant community relies on natural mechanisms that agricultural scientists can tap into.

Re-inventing Transportation by Watching Animals

Here are 3 ways science is advancing through the imitation of nature.

Sunflower Motion Is a Black Box

Something as commonly observable as sunflowers following the sun is difficult to explain.
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