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CEH Is Thankful to You

Happy Thanksgiving to all our readers. We appreciate your faithful visits!

How Animals Keep Warm in Freezing Wetness

We shiver to think of going without heavy coats in snow, but snowshoe hares, gophers and birds look perfectly comfortable. What's their secret?

Reason Honestly with Purpose

Science and society cannot exist without moral values. Use them; you were born with the capacity to apprehend them.

Invisible Subs and Other Tricks Inspired by Life

Working scientists seem less focused on evolution and more on design these days, figuring out how animals and plants do amazing things.

Animal Engineers Teach Physics Profs a Thing or Three

Three animals never went to the university, but they leave human PhDs struggling to catch up to their know-how.

Finding Value in Waste

There's something beautiful about transforming disgusting castoffs into products that are useful, valuable, and healthful.

Hair Makes You Bigger and Warmer

Scientists found that hair increases a beast's surface area by a factor of 100.

Priority of Basic Science Questioned

Is government funding of basic science a prerequisite to progress?

Dry Desert Explodes in Color

One of the driest places on Earth has been storing its seeds underground for years for a moment like this.

Chinese Teeth Upset Early Man Timeline

Is the truth in the teeth? Modern-looking human teeth in a Chinese cave create improbable migration patterns and dates.

Were Our Bodies Created for Self-Repair?

Studies of amphibians are suggesting that higher animals also had regenerative abilities that have been lost over time.

Cassini Plunges Through Enceladus Geyser, and Other Saturn News

Yesterday's daring plunge through a plume of an Enceladus geyser is the highlight of recent Saturn news.

Humans Behaving Badly Ecologically

By driving some animals extinct, are humans damaging the whole planet? Who will be the judge?

Notable Vertebrate Fossils

Vertebrate fossils are only a tiny fraction of the record, but they are usually the most interesting to us.

New Things to Learn About Your Body

These news items about the human body are likely to surprise and delight you with how well you are made.
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