You Are Not a Comb Jelly
December 14, 2013
Reports that ctenophores are ancestors of all animals hide uncomfortable findings for evolution about the comb jelly's genome.
Dinosaur Soft Tissue "Explained"
November 26, 2013
The discoverer of soft tissue in dinosaur bone now has a new explanation for its preservation – but does it really answer the obvious question?
Trillions of Helpers in Your Body and Brain
November 24, 2013
Recent discoveries in human physiology should cause us to stand in awe of the design of our earthly dwelling, especially at the scale of cells.
Bacteria Take Up Dead DNA, Scrambling Evolution
November 20, 2013
It's not just horizontal gene transfer that can obscure evolutionary history. Scientists have found bacteria recycling fragmented DNA from long-dead organisms. The impact on evolutionary theory could be substantial.
Cool Tools in your Cellular Toolkit
November 13, 2013
Biochemists can't help using familiar tools to describe what they are finding in living cells.
Buck Up; We're Stuck on Earth
November 10, 2013
Star Trek is out, scientists have found. Our bodies can't take extended space travel.
Evolutionary Origin-of-Life Speculations Contradict Each Other
November 9, 2013
Good scientific approaches should converge on the truth. In secular origin-of-life studies, theories run off in all directions, often crashing into one another.
Overcoming Natural Evil with Good
November 1, 2013
Things that bite and sting are not always 100% harmful. Maybe some of our categories of natural evil are due to ignorance.
Life Keeps Quality Time
October 26, 2013
Several recent findings describe how living organisms keep accurate time in surprising ways.
Does Physics Drive Evolution?
October 8, 2013
Some recent evolutionary papers appear to make physical laws not just constraints on natural selection, but guiding hands that build optimal designs.
Marvelous Machines That Keep You Running
October 5, 2013
Here are just a few of the recent reports describing the intricate biological machines on which life depends.
Evolution Conspiracy: Oxygen Photosynthesis Began Earlier Than Thought
September 29, 2013
Evolutionists are putting the rise of oxygen 700 million years earlier than thought, requiring the origin of photosynthesis that much earlier, too.
Mars May Have Been Wet, But Never Lively
September 27, 2013
Astrobiologists got excited with evidence for early water on Mars, but other discoveries are putting the quash on hopes it has or had life.
Induced Stem Cells Get Faster, Better, Cheaper
September 24, 2013
Scientists have not only made the production of induced pluripotent stem cells much more efficient, but also have made them just as capable as embryonic stem cells of being able to produce any cell type.
Reverse Engineer Living Solutions
September 20, 2013
Need solutions to practical engineering problems? Save time and effort; see how animals and plants do it.