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New Attempts to Disparage Maleness

Lab mice can produce offspring with just two genes from their Y chromosomes, but what does that mean for men?

Look Up, Look Down at Natural Design

Swimmers, flyers, and things that just sit in the sun are the envy of bioengineers.

Surprising Things Science Didn't Know

Scientists presume to speak with confidence about the origin of the universe and billions of years, but have been clueless about some everyday things close to home in the present.

Tropical Trees Found in Antarctica

Fossilized stumps of tropical trees show that Antarctica was once forested.

Three New and Different Biomimetics Stories

There appears to be no end of ways to imitate nature's designs.

Archaeopteryx May Have Devolved from a Flying Bird

In all the debates about the status of Archaeopteryx between reptiles and birds, no one till now expected this wild idea: it lost its ability to fly.

Vicious Crocodile Attacks Helpless Fruit

An evolutionist was surprised to find wild crocodiles eating fruit. He has a lesson for scientists.

Attack of the Giant Platypus

King Kong Platypus. Platypus-zilla. That's what they're calling a new fossil that is shaking up the platypus family tree.

Whale of a Batty Tale on Sonar Evolution

How did two animals completely different in size and ancestry, living in very different environments, arrive at the same complex sensing mechanism?

Overcoming Natural Evil with Good

Things that bite and sting are not always 100% harmful. Maybe some of our categories of natural evil are due to ignorance.

Amazing Fossils, Dead and Alive

Australia's oldest bird tracks with dinosaurs, "living fossil" sponges and other strange and wonderful findings accentuate the news on natural history.

Boost Your Health Outdoors

Health experts keep finding more reasons for people of all ages to get active outside in nature.

Life Keeps Quality Time

Several recent findings describe how living organisms keep accurate time in surprising ways.

Bee Brain Shows Design Matters Over Size

Honeybees can be trained to grasp conceptual relationships, new experiments show, demonstrating that it's not just brain size that governs ability.

3-D Printing Is a Simplified Form of Biomimetics

One of the hottest industrial revolutions in progress is 3-D printing. It can't hold a candle, though, to biological materials construction.
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