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Trends in Biomimetics: Copying Irreducible Complexity

Not everything in nature can be copied effectively for human engineering. Why? Nature is sometimes too good.

Viruses From Distant Lands Fall from the Sky

Every day, billions of viruses are carried by high winds from continent to continent.

Guessing Game: Name the Organism that Inspired This Discovery

Here's a quick brain teaser. Can you guess which biological organism inspired the scientific advance? Answers and sources provided.

Antibiotic Resistance Didn’t Evolve; It Was Borrowed

A key 'proof' of evolution in action falls as scientists discover that pathogens don't invent resistance genes; they share them.

Bacteria You Can Love

Wrongly feared only as agents of disease, many bacteria are allies in our quest for health.

Bacteria Share Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance does not "evolve" in a Darwinian way. Rather, a new study shows that bacteria share their genetic information.

Antibiotic Resistance Is Ancient

An isolated tribe in a remote place in Amazonia has antibiotic resistance genes in its gut bacteria.

Living Well on God's Green Earth

Here are some health tips from recent science research.

Antibiotic Resistance Genes Found in Medieval Human Dung

Centuries before antibiotics were put into use for human health, genes for antibiotic resistance already existed in viruses found in human coprolites, new research shows.

Soil, Sustainability, and the Blue Revolution

Life-sustaining resources are right beneath our feet, says a Penn State hydrologist.

A Tale of Two Falsifications of Evolution

In diatribes against creationists, evolutionists have long pointed to antibiotic-resistant bacteria as examples of evolution in action. Since antibiotics were unknown before the 1920s, debaters have taunted their creationist opponents with the claim that evolution is such an observable fact, we’re watching it happen right before our very eyes. The force of that argument has been undermined with a new discovery this week that pushes the “evolution” of such resistance way back before human civilization arrived. Another article is claiming that human brain chemistry existed way, way back, “long before animals, brains and even nerve cells existed.”
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