Face Up: We Are Less than Neanderthals
December 11, 2015
The facial differences between us and Neanderthals amount to a slight matter of bone resorption during development.
Genetic Tinkering Puts Brave New World at Our Doorstep
December 6, 2015
New tools in the lab put human nature at risk. Can we trust fallible scientists to be ethical?
Appendix 2: Vestigial Organs Reconsidered
December 5, 2015
Outcast becomes hero: appendix promoted to "pivotal". The vestigial organ myth lives on in other contexts, though.
This Is Not Evolution
December 1, 2015
Evidence often comes with a Darwin label, but let the buyer beware.
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?
Finding Value in Waste
November 17, 2015
There's something beautiful about transforming disgusting castoffs into products that are useful, valuable, and healthful.
Hair Makes You Bigger and Warmer
November 15, 2015
Scientists found that hair increases a beast's surface area by a factor of 100.
Chinese Teeth Upset Early Man Timeline
November 1, 2015
Is the truth in the teeth? Modern-looking human teeth in a Chinese cave create improbable migration patterns and dates.
New Things to Learn About Your Body
October 26, 2015
These news items about the human body are likely to surprise and delight you with how well you are made.
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?
The Mind and Brain: Evolved or Created?
October 18, 2015
Evolutionists take swipes at saying the most complex matter in the universe is a product of blind, aimless processes of nature.
Evolutionary Anthropologists Startled by Racial Mixing in Africa
October 13, 2015
If they didn't expect recent genetic mixing from Europe into Africa, how certain are they about older human migrations?
Is Water Miraculous?
October 10, 2015
It depends on your definition of miracle, but one professor thinks the word might aptly be applied to H2O.
Adult Stem Cells Outpace Embryonics
October 8, 2015
Some still play with embryos, but there seems little reason for it when adult stem cells perform so well.
Scientific Progress Is Spelled "Bio-Inspiration"
October 5, 2015
Need fundamental insights into physics and technology? Look no further than the living world.