Mars Radiation May Not Be That Bad
November 18, 2012
Data from the Curiosity rover's RAD instrument seem to indicate astronauts could survive radiation reaching the surface.
Your Senses Awe Scientists
November 17, 2012
The ear, the eye, the nose, and the mind itself continue to display wondrous capabilities.
Y's Guys Have a Marvel, Not Junk
November 13, 2012
The Y chromosome is making a comeback. It's not junk, it's an "evolutionary marvel."
Evolutionists Indulge in Navel-Gazing
November 8, 2012
Sampling bacteria inhabiting our belly buttons sounds like fun, but do the results tell an evolutionary story?
Butterfly Cities and Spider Optics
October 22, 2012
Skycrapers of the future may shine in brilliant butterfly colors. Optical biosensors may be made from spider webs. These are just a few of the engineering marvels coming from biomimetics—the imitation of nature.
Pregnancy Protects the Unborn from Immune Attacks
October 10, 2012
The mother's immune system learns how to protect the embryo instead of attacking it as foreign material.
Why Exercise Builds Muscle
September 24, 2012
You have stem cells alongside your muscles that provide a ready pool of new muscle cells.
ENCODE Study Forces Evolutionists to Retract "Junk DNA" Myth
September 6, 2012
At least 80% of the human genome is functional, scientists now say, based on a genetic survey called ENCODE that may force reassessment of what a gene is.
More Reasons to Appreciate Your Body
September 4, 2012
There's more going on under your skin than you possibly realize.
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.
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.
Our Poisonous Moon: Better from a Distance
July 13, 2012
The moon stabilizes Earth's axis and regulates the tides, but enjoy it from a distance. Now there are more reasons you wouldn't want to live there.
Anxiety May Shorten Your Cell Life
July 12, 2012
Two newly published studies involving thousands of nurses show that lifestyle and attitude might influence the age of your cells.