Scientists Need to Get Out More
September 8, 2012
Strict application of the "scientific method" is blinding some scientists to the real world, two authors claim.
September 5, 2012
Marc Hauser, Harvard evolutionary psychologist who resigned under a cloud, was found guilty of scientific misconduct and admitted to some of it.
Whole Lotta Evolvin' Goin' On
September 5, 2012
Your dog learned the most effective way to shake water off: by evolution, maybe. Maybe evolution did other things, too.
Zoo Celebrates Bio-Inspiration
August 31, 2012
The San Diego Zoo has a new Centre for Bioinspiration, promoting invention based on life's solutions to practical problems.
Unevolved Arthropods Found in Amber
August 28, 2012
The new record holders look identical to those alive today.
Adaptation by Design, Not Evolution
August 26, 2012
Evolution does little to explain amazing adaptations in animals and plants, but intelligent design is up to the task.
Ingenious Ants Can't Prevent Stupid Evolution Quotes
August 25, 2012
After praising the wisdom of the ant, a science writer reveals little of his own.
Is a Bonobo a Genius?
August 23, 2012
A trained bonobo has been filmed making simple stone tools. Does that qualify for genius status?
Epigenetics Leads the Genetics News
August 21, 2012
More and more studies are revealing systems that regulate DNA. Here are some recent samples.
Evidences for Evolution Examined
August 20, 2012
Recent news stories have claimed evidence for evolution. But has evolution been observed or assumed?
Mind Your Brain
August 18, 2012
Recent discoveries about the brain and the mind reveal the wonders inside our skulls and pose deep philosophical questions.
Inventors Covet Nature's Engineering
August 16, 2012
Scientists and entrepreneurs can't get enough of the design solutions found in the living world.
Brazil's Islands in the Sky Defy Evolution
August 9, 2012
Isolated table mountains with sheer cliffs in South America should be natural laboratories for evolution. Why aren't they?
The Fish Explosion
August 8, 2012
Fish are exploding in the kitchen of evolutionary phylogenomics.
Mt. St. Helens Renewal Slow, Steady
August 6, 2012
This is an eyewitness report of ecological renewal at the volcano that erupted 32 years ago.