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.
Human Mutation Clock Half Off
October 20, 2012
An evolutionary standard for dating key events in human evolution has been shown to be half off, even by their own assumptions.
The Missing Zinc: Moon Rocks Still Tell Tales
October 18, 2012
Apollo ended 50 years ago, Neil Armstrong is dead, but lunar geologists are still using the moon rocks they brought home to construct a story of the moon's "evolution".
Weekend Grab Bag
October 14, 2012
Here are links to recent science findings and claims sure to stimulate thinking and further research.
Evolutionist Beside Himself with "Science Denialism"
October 13, 2012
Sean B. Carroll is frustrated so many still deny evolution, but he shoots his own argument in the foot.
October 8, 2012
Is "convergent evolution" a convenient escape clause for evidence that contradicts evolution?
Survival of the Nicest
October 7, 2012
Baboons monitored for personality did best if they fell in the "Nice" category.
Peer Reviewed Research: The Fraud Explosion
October 6, 2012
Ethicists are becoming alarmed at the explosive increase in scientific fraud cases – and those are just the ones that were caught.
Explaining Inland Seas Without a Flood
October 5, 2012
The Great Salt Lake and other large extinct inland seas in the desert remain a challenge to explain by conventional geology.
Lemur-fish, Vege-fang and other Fossil Follies
October 4, 2012
Fossils are doing just fine, but the scientists who interpret them are having a rough week (or century).
Children Act Like Scientists
October 1, 2012
Toddlers express the basic aspects of scientific thinking: finding cause and effect by the experimental method.
Supernova Dating and Classification Is Not Simple
September 30, 2012
Bang! goes a star. Watch how fast its contents move, and you know the date, right? Watch its light curve, and you know the type, right?
September 28, 2012
Sometimes Darwinians are funny. They take themselves so seriously, applying natural selection to everything on earth except their own seriousness.
Will Elitist Science Lead to Mind Control?
September 27, 2012
When you can't convince the public, try zapping or manipulating them.
Intolerance Grows for Skeptics of Consensus Science in Spite of Data
September 26, 2012
If you question evolution or man-caused global warming, be prepared for a smear. If you are a Christian, be prepared for hate. But the skeptics may have the facts on their side.