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Dinosaur Soft Tissue Case Strengthened

At a meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Mary Schweitzer gave more evidence she found soft tissue in dinosaur bone.

Weekend Grab Bag

Here are links to recent science findings and claims sure to stimulate thinking and further research.

Animal Models for Technology

Animals and microbes continue to inspire technologies that could provide better health and security.

Nature: 3.8 Billion Years of R&D

Scientists continue mining the biomimicry bonanza, but some still give all the credit to time and evolution.

Why Exercise Builds Muscle

You have stem cells alongside your muscles that provide a ready pool of new muscle cells.

Human Brain: "Enormous Biochemical Complexity"

A new biochemical atlas finds consistency, complexity, and precision in the human brain.

Pristine Wood Found in Diamond Crater

A kimberlite crater in Canada, said to be 53 million years old, yielded exquisitely preserved unfossilized wood.

ENCODE Study Forces Evolutionists to Retract "Junk DNA" Myth

At least 80% of the human genome is functional, scientists now say, based on a genetic survey called ENCODE that may force reassessment of what a gene is.

More Reasons to Appreciate Your Body

There's more going on under your skin than you possibly realize.

Epigenetics Leads the Genetics News

More and more studies are revealing systems that regulate DNA. Here are some recent samples.

Mind Your Brain

Recent discoveries about the brain and the mind reveal the wonders inside our skulls and pose deep philosophical questions.

Inventors Covet Nature's Engineering

Scientists and entrepreneurs can't get enough of the design solutions found in the living world.

Reporter Misuses "Irreducible Complexity"

A secular science reporter blundered twice about irreducible complexity and evolution.

Olympic Plants Perform in Place

They may be rooted in the ground, but plants run their own Olympic organization.

Venter: Life Is Robotic Software

What is life? It's software that runs biological robots, says a leading geneticist.
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