More Cell Machines Come to Light
May 7, 2015
The living cell contains thousands of molecular machines converting energy into useful work. Here are just a few that were recently described in journal papers.
Skin Is Repaired by Zipper Mechanism
May 6, 2015
The details of wound repair and prevention are coming to light.
Antibiotic Resistance Is Ancient
April 18, 2015
An isolated tribe in a remote place in Amazonia has antibiotic resistance genes in its gut bacteria.
What's On Your Mind?
April 15, 2015
News on neuroscience that will stimulate you to think about your brain thinking about thinking.
Abortion "Science" Shows Its Deathly Bias
April 14, 2015
When science reporters discuss the biggest ethical issue of our day, they show no concern for the unborn.
Thank God for Nature
April 12, 2015
For your health and happiness, get outdoors and be grateful. Science is confirming Psalm 148.
Your Body: Design from Head to Toe
April 3, 2015
Every body part has its place and is well-designed for its function.
Body Diversity Threatens to Undermine Paleoanthropology
March 30, 2015
People don't all look the same today; body types vary tremendously. Why should we assume differently about the past?
Biomimetics Still Trending Up
March 28, 2015
The imitation of nature's designs (biomimetics) is all the rage, and shows no sign of slowing down.
Save Your Eyes: Take a Hike
March 21, 2015
An epidemic of myopia is swamping Asian health care institutions. The cause could depend on what side of the front door you tend to be.
March 20, 2015
Evolutionary articles often say that new data will cause them to rethink evolution. Maybe they're not thinking deeply enough.
The Politics of Happiness
March 14, 2015
Sometimes scientists get it right, and sometimes they get it wrong. Humans are too complex to fit pet theories, but even scientists can notice what works.
Fudging Evolution to Avoid Falsification
March 12, 2015
Evolutionary theory follows Finagle's Rule #4: "Draw your curves, then plot your data."
Another "Oldest Homo" Contender Alleged
March 5, 2015
Not again: another jawbone is making the rounds in the human-evolution saga.
Backward Wiring of Eye Retina Confirmed as Optimal
February 27, 2015
You can't get any better performance out of an eyeball than the way it's designed, backward wiring and all.