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Zoo Celebrates Bio-Inspiration

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

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

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

After praising the wisdom of the ant, a science writer reveals little of his own.

Epigenetics Leads the Genetics News

More and more studies are revealing systems that regulate DNA. Here are some recent samples.

Human Evolution Puzzles & Problems

Recent stories on human evolution continue to illustrate ongoing problems that overturn long-held beliefs.

Parody: Darwin as a Drug

An article appearing on a science news site portrayed Christian megachurches as a drug. What if the tables were turned?

Mind Your Brain

Recent discoveries about the brain and the mind reveal the wonders inside our skulls and pose deep philosophical questions.

Inventors Covet Nature's Engineering

Scientists and entrepreneurs can't get enough of the design solutions found in the living world.

Reporter Misuses "Irreducible Complexity"

A secular science reporter blundered twice about irreducible complexity and evolution.

Weightlifters No Match for Insects

For Olympic season, here are more comparisons between human and animal capabilities.

More Olympic Creatures

Plants and animals continue to amaze us with their Olympic-level abilities. New observations promote some to the award stand.

Peppered Moths Without Evolution

A new study shows that scientific research on moth camouflage does not require evolutionary theory.

Olympic Plants Perform in Place

They may be rooted in the ground, but plants run their own Olympic organization.

Animals Win the Gold

As the Olympics begin in London, it's fun to consider how animals would compete against humans.
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