New Attempts to Disparage Maleness
November 27, 2013
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
November 25, 2013
Swimmers, flyers, and things that just sit in the sun are the envy of bioengineers.
Surprising Things Science Didn't Know
November 17, 2013
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
November 16, 2013
Fossilized stumps of tropical trees show that Antarctica was once forested.
Three New and Different Biomimetics Stories
November 15, 2013
There appears to be no end of ways to imitate nature's designs.
Archaeopteryx May Have Devolved from a Flying Bird
November 12, 2013
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
November 11, 2013
An evolutionist was surprised to find wild crocodiles eating fruit. He has a lesson for scientists.
Attack of the Giant Platypus
November 5, 2013
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
November 4, 2013
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
November 1, 2013
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
October 29, 2013
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
October 28, 2013
Health experts keep finding more reasons for people of all ages to get active outside in nature.
Life Keeps Quality Time
October 26, 2013
Several recent findings describe how living organisms keep accurate time in surprising ways.
Bee Brain Shows Design Matters Over Size
October 22, 2013
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
October 21, 2013
One of the hottest industrial revolutions in progress is 3-D printing. It can't hold a candle, though, to biological materials construction.