Trap-Jaw Ants Pose Trick Question
March 18, 2021
Research into varieties of trap-jaw ants leads to philosophical questions about mechanisms of evolution vs design.
Small Creatures Have Super Strength
February 9, 2016
The most amazing physical feats in nature are performed by some of the smallest organisms.
July 29, 2015
Here are some animals, some common and some little-known, whose abilities astonish scientists.
Surprising Animals Old and New
June 19, 2015
Moving creatures, whether extant or extinct, never cease to hold fascination for human observers.
Tree Crocodiles and Other Surprising Animals
February 15, 2014
Scientists have a lot to learn about living animals before presuming to speak of long-lost extinct ones.
Take Up Insect Watching
July 19, 2013
Insects are among the most diverse animals on the planet, many possessing extraordinary abilities. Here are some kinds worth watching.
New Biomimetics Projects
July 7, 2013
These recently-reported attempts to mimic nature show that the biomimetics revolution continues, with no end in sight.
Do Confusing Branches Add up to a Darwin Tree?
June 5, 2013
Evolutionists routinely try to construct parts of Darwin's grand "tree of life" from fossils and genes. Do the parts come together as expected?
Animal Models for Technology
October 3, 2012
Animals and microbes continue to inspire technologies that could provide better health and security.
Ingenious Ants Can't Prevent Stupid Evolution Quotes
August 25, 2012
After praising the wisdom of the ant, a science writer reveals little of his own.