Zoo Celebrates Bio-Inspiration
August 31, 2012
The San Diego Zoo has a new Centre for Bioinspiration, promoting invention based on life's solutions to practical problems.
Bill Nye Fails Baloney Detector
August 27, 2012
In a video clip seen by over 3 million, Bill Nye the Science Guy slammed creationism with a series of logical fallacies.
Adaptation by Design, Not Evolution
August 26, 2012
Evolution does little to explain amazing adaptations in animals and plants, but intelligent design is up to the task.
Ingenious Ants Can't Prevent Stupid Evolution Quotes
August 25, 2012
After praising the wisdom of the ant, a science writer reveals little of his own.
Epigenetics Leads the Genetics News
August 21, 2012
More and more studies are revealing systems that regulate DNA. Here are some recent samples.
Human Evolution Puzzles & Problems
August 20, 2012
Recent stories on human evolution continue to illustrate ongoing problems that overturn long-held beliefs.
Parody: Darwin as a Drug
August 19, 2012
An article appearing on a science news site portrayed Christian megachurches as a drug. What if the tables were turned?
Mind Your Brain
August 18, 2012
Recent discoveries about the brain and the mind reveal the wonders inside our skulls and pose deep philosophical questions.
Inventors Covet Nature's Engineering
August 16, 2012
Scientists and entrepreneurs can't get enough of the design solutions found in the living world.
Reporter Misuses "Irreducible Complexity"
August 12, 2012
A secular science reporter blundered twice about irreducible complexity and evolution.
Weightlifters No Match for Insects
August 4, 2012
For Olympic season, here are more comparisons between human and animal capabilities.
More Olympic Creatures
August 1, 2012
Plants and animals continue to amaze us with their Olympic-level abilities. New observations promote some to the award stand.
Peppered Moths Without Evolution
July 31, 2012
A new study shows that scientific research on moth camouflage does not require evolutionary theory.
Olympic Plants Perform in Place
July 30, 2012
They may be rooted in the ground, but plants run their own Olympic organization.
Animals Win the Gold
July 27, 2012
As the Olympics begin in London, it's fun to consider how animals would compete against humans.