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Natural Evil: How Good Germs Can Go Bad

It doesn't take much to turn a friendly bacterium into a killer.

Engineering Designs Found Throughout the Biosphere

News from biomimetics is coming in so fast, there's only time for brief mentions in a growing list of living designs worth copying.

More Surprises for Evolutionists

Neo-Darwinists would not have predicted the results they got when studying fish, alligators, monkeys and mice.

You Are Not a Comb Jelly

Reports that ctenophores are ancestors of all animals hide uncomfortable findings for evolution about the comb jelly's genome.

Carver Sanitized of Religion

A short biography of George Washington Carver posted by a science news site omitted what was most important to the Father of Agricultural Chemistry: his faith.

On the Origin of Snakes

New studies of snakes and their genes are surprising scientists with stories of "rapid evolution." Some findings offer potential for human health.

Hummingbird Metabolism a "Marvel of Evolutionary Engineering"

Unlike humans, hummingbirds are equally good at extracting energy from fructose as from glucose. They are marvels of evolutionary engineering. That makes perfect evolutionary sense.

Javelin Upsets Early Man Timeline

A well-crafted spear point for a javelin is dated way too early for the current evolutionary timeline.

New Attempts to Disparage Maleness

Lab mice can produce offspring with just two genes from their Y chromosomes, but what does that mean for men?

On Ethical Gray Zones

Examples from World War II and the present illustrate that just because some people compromise ethics doesn't mean ethics itself is a matter of opinion.

Look Up, Look Down at Natural Design

Swimmers, flyers, and things that just sit in the sun are the envy of bioengineers.

Cosmic Lottery: How Many Habitable Planets?

News media ran with a suggestion that one in five stars has a habitable planet, but they didn't read the fine print.

Jewish Radio Host Takes on Atheist Cosmologist

A popular radio talk show host held his own against a PhD cosmologist who argues the universe came from nothing.

Three New and Different Biomimetics Stories

There appears to be no end of ways to imitate nature's designs.

Cool Tools in your Cellular Toolkit

Biochemists can't help using familiar tools to describe what they are finding in living cells.
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