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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.

Evolution Falsely So Called

Evolutionary theory gets credited for changes that really do not help Darwin's view of a universal tree of life. Three examples show how.

Body Double: Your Body as a Template for Inventors

Your body contains a lot of things engineers would like to copy, and not just at the scale of C3P0-like humanoid robots.

Venter: Life Is Robotic Software

What is life? It's software that runs biological robots, says a leading geneticist.

Our Poisonous Moon: Better from a Distance

The moon stabilizes Earth's axis and regulates the tides, but enjoy it from a distance. Now there are more reasons you wouldn't want to live there.
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