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.
Three New and Different Biomimetics Stories
November 15, 2013
There appears to be no end of ways to imitate nature's designs.
Vicious Crocodile Attacks Helpless Fruit
November 11, 2013
An evolutionist was surprised to find wild crocodiles eating fruit. He has a lesson for scientists.
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.
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.
Animal Engineering Is Not Just a Metaphor
October 10, 2013
Some evolutionists complain that talk of molecular machines and engineered systems in the living world is a misleading figure of speech. Why, then, do human engineers seek to reverse-engineer them?
Better Health Through Nature
October 3, 2013
Humans were meant to thrive in the environment. We sequester ourselves from the natural world at our own peril.
Reverse Engineer Living Solutions
September 20, 2013
Need solutions to practical engineering problems? Save time and effort; see how animals and plants do it.
DNA in Amber Doesn't Last Long
September 17, 2013
Claims of ancient DNA hundreds of thousands of years old may be false. No DNA was found in an insect encased in amber said to be 10,600 years old.
Understanding Jumping by Leaps and Bounds: Geared Insect and Leaping Plant
September 16, 2013
Two clever examples of leaping have been found in the living world, adding to the catalog of clever ways life gets around.
What's a Hairy Wood Ant Good For?
August 31, 2013
A humble, rare ant might help humans learn how to communicate better with networks. It's just one of many ways nature is inspiring technology that approaches perfection.
Survival of the Weakest
August 21, 2013
If "sometimes it pays to be a weakling," what does that mean for 154 years of Darwinian teaching about survival of the fittest? What does it mean, further, when sexual selection doesn't work?
Imagination Cures Falsifications of Darwinism
August 12, 2013
How many show-stoppers does it take to stop a show? With Darwinism, the show goes on despite multiple falsifications. The trick is to imagine solutions that don't require evidence.
More Reasons to Imitate Living Designs
August 11, 2013
The gold rush is on! Designs in the living world are inspiring technologies that are superior to old fashioned human ingenuity, and environmentally friendly, too.