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Archer Fish Amplifies Muscle with Physics
October 25, 2012
The secret of the archer fish’s powerful spits has been discovered, and it isn’t powerful muscles. The fish that shoots bugs out of the air uses physics, a paper in PLoS ONE declared. By letting physics amplify the momentum in the drop shot out of the water, the fish achieves six times the wallop its […]
Darwin Tree Visualization Tool Obscures More Than It Educates
October 24, 2012
A new website helps visualize evolution. But does it confirm or obfuscate the real world?
Shining Light on Dark Energy
October 21, 2012
Fifteen years after cosmologists proposed the existence of dark energy, they have learned nothing about it. In “Cosmology: Out of the Darkness,” Matthew Chalmers discussed the current thinking of Brian Schmidt, who shared the Nobel prize in 2011 for discovering cosmic acceleration (actually, an inference based on light from supernovae; see 9/30/2012). “Fifteen years after […]
Brain Size: Another Evolutionary Assumption Shot in the Head
October 17, 2012
Brain size can't be used as an independent measure of fitness, five evolutionary anthropologists contend.
More Evidence Our Solar System Is Uniquely Suited for Life
October 16, 2012
With over 2,000 extrasolar planets found around nearly as many stars, there's still no place like home.
Evolutionist Beside Himself with "Science Denialism"
October 13, 2012
Sean B. Carroll is frustrated so many still deny evolution, but he shoots his own argument in the foot.