Parasites Can Help the Ecology
March 16, 2014
A parasitologist suggests that parasites don't just rob and steal; they usually do good as functional players in an ecosystem.
Exceptional Beauty and Design in Animals
March 3, 2014
Here are four animals, some you probably never heard of, that deserve design awards for art and technology.
February 16, 2014
Match the living thing with the technology being developed by imitating its design features.
Tree Crocodiles and Other Surprising Animals
February 15, 2014
Scientists have a lot to learn about living animals before presuming to speak of long-lost extinct ones.
Darwin Day Came and Went
February 12, 2014
Except among certain special-interest groups, Darwin Day seems to have been a non-event, but one Darwinist won an award for Censor of the Year.
Fishy Tales About Tetrapod Origins
February 1, 2014
It's a stretch for mutation and selection to make a fish crawl out onto land with four digitized limbs, to say nothing of lungs and a new body plan.
Strange Animals and Stranger Facts About Them
January 29, 2014
The world is decorated with an astonishing diversity of animals. Here are some new discoveries about a few of them.
Turkeys Aren't Stupid
January 26, 2014
Turkeys that are inspiring homeland security technology are just one example of hot designs engineers are finding in the biosphere's treasure chest.
January 18, 2014
The capabilities of animals large and small continue to fascinate scientists and the public. Here are some recent findings.
Pain: Evolution or Curse?
January 17, 2014
It doesn't take much "evolution" to create a toxin, or to switch on or amplify the pain response. Are these good things gone bad?
Biomimetics Stories Showcase Natural Designs
January 8, 2014
Evolution is no match for five enthusiastic reports of scientists rushing to imitate animal designs.
Engineering Designs Found Throughout the Biosphere
December 16, 2013
News from biomimetics is coming in so fast, there's only time for brief mentions in a growing list of living designs worth copying.
More Surprises for Evolutionists
December 15, 2013
Neo-Darwinists would not have predicted the results they got when studying fish, alligators, monkeys and mice.
Extreme Speculation Presented as Science
December 11, 2013
Things no one could possibly ever know are being reported by science journals and news sites as things worthy of scientific faith.
On the Origin of Snakes
December 6, 2013
New studies of snakes and their genes are surprising scientists with stories of "rapid evolution." Some findings offer potential for human health.