Take a Forest Bath
February 7, 2016
Science supports a Japanese tradition of "forest bathing" for mental refreshment and overall well-being.
Nature Inspires Hi-Tech Design
February 6, 2016
Scientists and engineers continue the gold rush to imitate nature's solutions to problems.
Why Is a New Theory of Coal Formation Needed?
January 22, 2016
When a new theory comes along, better examine why the old one needed replacing.
Secret Animal Hideouts
January 20, 2016
Small animals can hide out in secret places, even in your own home.
Smart Money Is on Adult Stem Cells, but Some Scientists Still Lust after Embryos
January 19, 2016
When adult stem cells do the job, why are some scientists tinkering with human embryos?
Organisms Refusing to Evolve Over Millions of Years
January 15, 2016
Several more cases of "extreme stasis" have turned up, calling into question Darwin's notion of constant, gradual change over millions of years.
Fossils that Defy Old Ages
January 13, 2016
Here are three things assumed to be old that look young. It's only the presumption of old age that forces the claims of millions of years.
Plant Brains Solve Problems
January 8, 2016
Without a physical brain or nervous system, plants know how to get about in place.
Separating Old Bones from Living Storytellers
January 5, 2016
What happens when discrete bones are forced into a continuous narrative where they don't fit? Answer: storytelling.
Detailed Seeds Found in Early Cretaceous Rock
January 4, 2016
Hundreds of flowering plant seeds from early Cretaceous strata on two continents show exceptional preservation; how can they be 125 million years old?
The Farce Awakens: More Just-So Stories for the Darwin Crowd
December 16, 2015
More examples of the art of Just-So Storytelling from evolutionary biologists and psychologists. Pick your winner!
December 14, 2015
Here's what's hot in the trendy science of making things the way nature does it.
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.
Design in Tiny Fruit Flies
December 7, 2015
Among the smallest of flyers, these amazing insects pack incredible technology into a tiny package.
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?