Paleoproteomics Misses the Implications
June 16, 2016
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
June 14, 2016
How do bees know which flowers to visit, and where on the flowers to land?
Naive Evolution Stories Undermine Scientific Rigor
June 13, 2016
"Epistemic modesty" was a virtue until Darwin came along and launched a storytelling empire.
Masters of Physics in Nature
June 8, 2016
Plants and animals sometimes keep PhD physicists wondering how they do what they do.
Want a Wood-Plastic Bowl for Your Wood Stew?
June 6, 2016
Scientists are realizing that components of wood have many practical and healthful uses.
Your Supernatural Teeth
June 3, 2016
Aspects of human teeth appear over-designed for their function.
Peas and Prosperity
June 1, 2016
A healthy plant community relies on natural mechanisms that agricultural scientists can tap into.
Re-inventing Transportation by Watching Animals
May 31, 2016
Here are 3 ways science is advancing through the imitation of nature.
Sunflower Motion Is a Black Box
May 30, 2016
Something as commonly observable as sunflowers following the sun is difficult to explain.
Dino Extinction Story Is a Fable, Paleontologist Says
May 24, 2016
What they tell you on TV and in biology class about birds outlasting the dinosaurs has paltry little evidence.
Forcing Contrary Data into Evolution Stories
May 21, 2016
Some recent findings might raise the eyebrows of perceptive readers: "How does that support evolution?"
Giraffe Genome Too Distinct for Evolution
May 18, 2016
The giraffe genome is now published. Does it show evolution from an ancestor in the time allowed?
News from the Living Waters
May 17, 2016
Animal heroes of the Illustra film "Living Waters" are still making headlines.
Darwin and Malthus Were Wrong: Cooperation Is Key to Evolution
May 13, 2016
The statements in a new conceptual model of evolution undermine the whole rationale for Social Darwinism.
Design Inspires Scientific Advances
May 9, 2016
When you see cutting-edge science in materials and methods, you are likely to read "Inspired by Nature."