Sunflower Motion Is Complex
August 9, 2016
They follow the sun, but how? Scientists are just finding out the mechanisms behind light tracking in sunflowers.
Silly Stories Demean Science
August 6, 2016
If science had an icon like the Statue of Liberty, she would be hanging her head in disgrace for what passes for science these days.
Fossil DNA Stuns Geologists
August 4, 2016
None of them would have believed DNA could survive over a million years. They have no explanation for its preservation.
Platypus Evolution "Remains a Mystery"
August 1, 2016
Evolution spectacularly fails to explain one of the planet's most intriguing animals.
Bacteria You Can Love
July 29, 2016
Wrongly feared only as agents of disease, many bacteria are allies in our quest for health.
Adult Stem Cells Continue to Show Promise
July 26, 2016
Ethical stem cells from adult tissues make more news than embryonic stem cells.
For the Love of Trees
July 23, 2016
You don't have to be a proverbial tree-hugger to love trees and wonder at all the things they can do, and do for us.
Immorality Collides With Nature
July 10, 2016
When all else fails, get out the Manufacturer's manual. Better, do it before all the trouble starts.
Celebrate Independence from Darwin
July 4, 2016
With so much great science news about design, who needs to maintain allegiance to King Charles?
How the Dragon Got Its Beard
June 28, 2016
Scales are not feathers are not hair, but evolutionary tales get hairy sometimes.
Precambrian Protein Identified
June 21, 2016
They say it's almost two billion (with a B) years old, yet it resembles modern counterparts.
Big Science Lies About Chirality in Space
June 15, 2016
What was discovered has nothing to do with life, nor does it contribute in any way to solving one of the "greatest mysteries of chemistry."
No Need to Tinker With Human Embryos
June 12, 2016
Programmed adult stem cells can do everything, but some researchers are determined to keep tinkering with human beings.
Masters of Physics in Nature
June 8, 2016
Plants and animals sometimes keep PhD physicists wondering how they do what they do.
Peas and Prosperity
June 1, 2016
A healthy plant community relies on natural mechanisms that agricultural scientists can tap into.