Botanical Marvels: How Plants Catch Light and Take Flight
April 8, 2020
Land plants enhance our world in many ways, but some of the most amazing ways are at the micro level and atomic level.
Viruses in Context
April 7, 2020
A microbiologist explains the extreme abundances of viruses and the many good things they do for us.
Let Nature Promote Healing
April 4, 2020
Social distancing doesn't have to mean staying inside.
Viruses: A Scourge or Gift to Mankind?
April 2, 2020
In a perfect world, they would be gifts to help life, not afflict it. And most of the time, they fulfill beneficial roles.
Plant Ancestry: Where Are the Lines of Descent? – Part 2
March 30, 2020
In Part 2, Dr Helder explores major differences in land plants from other plants that pose challenges to evolutionary ancestry.
Plant Ancestry – Where are the Lines of Descent? – Part 1
March 27, 2020
A botanist explains why the unique characteristics of land plants defy common ancestry by a Darwinian process.
Evolution by Losing Genetic Information
March 23, 2020
The latest ideas from evolutionary biology are well suited for the Norman Bates School of Motel Management!
Evolutionists Use Design Filter When it Suits Them
March 20, 2020
How does Space.com know that the coronavirus did not come from outer space? Look at this confident headline on Space.com: No, the coronavirus didn’t come from outer space. We promise. The article examines a claim from panspermia advocate Chandra Wickramasinghe, co-author with Sir Fred Hoyle of Evolution from Space (1984). The Indian astronomer has never […]
Small Animals Strut Their Stuff
March 14, 2020
Bioengineers struggle to keep up with the designs in nature. For Pi Day, here are some amazing designs in small animals.
Flip Flops in Plant Ancestry
March 13, 2020
Are green algae the ancestors of all land plants? Do paleontologists even know that these fossils are green algae?
Vestigial “Pseudogenes” Reconsidered
March 5, 2020
So-called "pseudogenes" are not so pseudo after all. Another Darwinian false lead delayed research for decades.
Jumping Genes: From Genome Havoc to Designed Variety
March 2, 2020
Long thought to be parasites damaging the genome, jumping genes are turning out to reveal new functions.
A Losing Theory of Evolution
February 29, 2020
Evolution by gene loss? Are they kidding? Is that how to evolve a giraffe or fruit fly?
Dinosaur DNA Found!
February 28, 2020
Deep-timers had a big enough problem with collagen and melanosomes. But DNA should be long gone. 75 million years? No way!
How Tissues Could Last Forever
February 24, 2020
A tale from the crypt with a happy ending: eternal life.