Pregnancy Protects the Unborn from Immune Attacks
October 10, 2012
The mother's immune system learns how to protect the embryo instead of attacking it as foreign material.
Animal Models for Technology
October 3, 2012
Animals and microbes continue to inspire technologies that could provide better health and security.
Nature: 3.8 Billion Years of R&D
October 2, 2012
Scientists continue mining the biomimicry bonanza, but some still give all the credit to time and evolution.
Human Brain: "Enormous Biochemical Complexity"
September 20, 2012
A new biochemical atlas finds consistency, complexity, and precision in the human brain.
Man Is Man and Ape Is Ape: The Gulf Widens
September 18, 2012
Now that "human ancestors" from 300,000 years ago show comparable mental acuity to ours, the gradual upward slope to man looks more like a cliff.
Horseshoes and Crab Legs: New Evolutionary Angles
September 13, 2012
If a horseshoe crab is neither horse nor crab, what is an evolutionary explanation?
Jerusalem Cistern Found from First Temple Era
September 10, 2012
A huge cistern near the Temple Mount has been found that was part of Solomon's Temple complex.
Cheetahs Prosper with Rear-Wheel Drive
September 9, 2012
Learn about how cheetahs accelerate from 0 to 60 in 3 seconds, and other wonders of the living world.
Star Chemistry Constrains Habitable Zone
September 8, 2012
The chemistry of a parent star can have drastic effects on the habitability of an earth-like planet.
Scientists Need to Get Out More
September 8, 2012
Strict application of the "scientific method" is blinding some scientists to the real world, two authors claim.
Survey Exposes Liberal Bias Among Psychologists
September 7, 2012
Everybody except liberals knows they are intolerant of conservatives, but now a new survey won't let them deny they have a real bias problem.
ENCODE Study Forces Evolutionists to Retract "Junk DNA" Myth
September 6, 2012
At least 80% of the human genome is functional, scientists now say, based on a genetic survey called ENCODE that may force reassessment of what a gene is.
Whole Lotta Evolvin' Goin' On
September 5, 2012
Your dog learned the most effective way to shake water off: by evolution, maybe. Maybe evolution did other things, too.
More Reasons to Appreciate Your Body
September 4, 2012
There's more going on under your skin than you possibly realize.
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.