Tangled Branches Confound Darwinian Trees

Darwin's branching "tree of life" diagram made for a nice, simple, easy-to-understand, convenient myth. It has sent scientists on a wild tree chase ever since.

More Cool Cell Tricks Discovered

Watching molecular machines at work in living cells should be as fascinating as watching a city through a magnifying glass.

Primordial Soup Recipes Yield Sickly Goo

Don't eat Darwin Brand Primordial Soup. It's toxic, because the cooks don't know what they are doing.

More Reasons to Doubt Scientific Omniscience

We hear it all the time; 99% of scientists agree. All it takes, though, is one overlooked fact to tumble a consensus.

Living Things Show Cleverness in Many Ways

Wherever biologists and microbiologists look, they find organisms solving problems in remarkably clever ways.

Tiny Life Benefits the Whole World

Some very small organisms can produce global effects, such as the tiny crustaceans that stir the oceans every night. What would the oceans be like without life? If minerals, gases and nutrients had to mix by diffusion, the process would be very slow. Wind and currents could help somewhat. Now, Houghton et al., publishing in […]

The Information Packed Into a Bird Egg

There's more in a bird's egg than can be accounted for by the Reverse Humpty Dumpty Hypothesis (i.e., Darwinism).

Astrobiology Still Has No Biology

Number of worlds beyond Earth where life has been discovered: zero. Number of optimistic articles about life in outer space: hundreds per year.

Cordova on Virtual Mars Hill: Defense of Design and Creation (Audio)

One of our contributing authors had an opportunity to answer hard questions about intelligent design, creationism, and the Bible in an internet chatroom.

Paley’s Watch Found

There actually is a clock in the heath, and it's in our bodies, too.

Earwig Origami and Maple Seed Rockets

Engineering solutions from unlikely organisms inspire applications for wide-ranging human needs.

Diatoms: A Case Study in Darwinian Explanation

Some of the most beautiful, elegant, and vital organisms on earth demand a better explanation than 'stuff happens over and over.'

Neutron Imaging Solves Mystery of Leeuwenhoek’s Microscopes

It's been 300 years, and scientists are just now figuring out how Antony van Leeuwenhoek was able to grind microscope lenses of superior quality.

End of the RNA World?

The popular RNA World hypothesis is so improbable that multiple universes would be needed to believe it, but some prefer that to the obvious implications.

Trends in Biomimetics: Copying Irreducible Complexity

Not everything in nature can be copied effectively for human engineering. Why? Nature is sometimes too good.
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