Freckled Trilobites Had Great Eyes
March 29, 2013
Darlings of the Cambrian Explosion, trilobites had spotted markings and sophisticated eyes. Some have been exceptionally well preserved as fossils, down to the level of individual cells.
Scientific Findings Can Be Counterintuitive
March 28, 2013
Here are examples of recent claims in science that seem to contradict what some would consider intuitively obvious. They should be kept in mind when evaluating other scientific truisms, like evolution.
Biomimetics Matching Game
March 27, 2013
Try your hand at matching the organism with the new technology being developed from its design.
Complex Brain Wiring Unveiled in New Images
February 24, 2013
Surely one of the great mysteries of human life is how a single fertilized egg cell grows to an adult, with a brain sporting hundreds of billions of functional connections supporting abstract thought.
Soil, Sustainability, and the Blue Revolution
February 20, 2013
Life-sustaining resources are right beneath our feet, says a Penn State hydrologist.
What Do a Toucan, an Oyster and a Spider Have in Common? Bio-Engineers' Drool
February 17, 2013
If we want to build more robust, lightweight materials, two researchers say, look to nature.
Ungrateful Evolutionist Grouches About the Human Body
February 16, 2013
If an evolutionist can't blame God for an alleged poor design, all he can blame is Darwin.
Evolutionists Multiply Miracles
February 12, 2013
If evolution could develop a complex structure once, defying all probability, then maybe it could do it multiple times, some evolutionists theorize.
Targeted SETI Search Hears Nothing
February 8, 2013
For this search, a team targeted 104 stars with planets discovered by the Kepler Telescope. Still nothing.
Reporter Lies About Academic Freedom Bills, Calls Them "Anti-Science"
January 29, 2013
Right out of NCSE talking points, lies flowed from the pen of a reporter intent on stopping academic freedom bills for public schools.
Can Evolutionists Steal Biomimetics?
January 28, 2013
For a science about designs in nature, some evolutionists seem eager to take credit for biomimetics.
Make Like a Firefly
January 24, 2013
Biomimetics puts a new meaning into "Make like a tree." Yes, make things like trees, snails, fireflies, and a thousand other creatures do, and life can be inspiring.
Was Charlemagne Protected from a Cosmic Disaster? A Carbon-14 Mystery
January 22, 2013
Tree ring data from the 8th century hint that a cosmic catastrophe was averted on the "privileged planet."
Ferrari-Like Gears Move Your Muscles
January 20, 2013
A creative science reporter compares the "gears" of molecular motors in your muscle cells to those of high-performance cars.
Pigeon Aerobatics Exceed Expectations
January 15, 2013
A pigeon in the plaza may seem pretty ordinary, but it's a highly skilled stunt bird.