How Animals Keep Warm in Freezing Wetness
November 25, 2015
We shiver to think of going without heavy coats in snow, but snowshoe hares, gophers and birds look perfectly comfortable. What's their secret?
Invisible Subs and Other Tricks Inspired by Life
November 21, 2015
Working scientists seem less focused on evolution and more on design these days, figuring out how animals and plants do amazing things.
Hair Makes You Bigger and Warmer
November 15, 2015
Scientists found that hair increases a beast's surface area by a factor of 100.
Were Our Bodies Created for Self-Repair?
October 30, 2015
Studies of amphibians are suggesting that higher animals also had regenerative abilities that have been lost over time.
Notable Vertebrate Fossils
October 27, 2015
Vertebrate fossils are only a tiny fraction of the record, but they are usually the most interesting to us.
Inspiring Designs in Life
October 24, 2015
When scientists look closely at living designs, they think, Wow! That's cool! I wonder if we could copy that?
Do Evolutionists Have Extinctions Figured Out?
October 6, 2015
Stories of periodic mass extinctions millions of years ago sound like factual accounts, till you look at the details and ask some simple questions.
Scientific Progress Is Spelled "Bio-Inspiration"
October 5, 2015
Need fundamental insights into physics and technology? Look no further than the living world.
That Doesn't Look Like Evolution
October 1, 2015
Here are more findings, categorized under "evolution," that might turn heads and make one say, "Huh?"
Will the Dinosaur Paradigm Be Next to Fall?
September 29, 2015
"Cold dinosaur" fossils have paleontologists questioning everything they thought they knew about dinosaur physiology.
Insects Worth Respecting
September 12, 2015
Most six-legged creatures are small and we give them little notice. Here are surprises that entomologists are discovering in some very special insects.
Did Man Create God, or Vice Versa?
September 6, 2015
Another theory is making the rounds that social groups invented moralizing gods to keep people under control.
Worm Therapy Becoming Trendy
September 2, 2015
Treatment with helminths (roundworms), once considered gross, is actually proving effective.
Built-in Brain Designs that Amaze Scientists
August 31, 2015
Here's a quick run-down of brain news that should make us stand in awe of the 3-pound mass inside our skulls.
Applications from Nature
August 25, 2015
In this Biomimetics list, we start with the application, then tell you what organism inspired it.