The Best Science Imitates Nature
March 4, 2019
Biomimetics has everything science desires: inspiration, motivation, understanding, and application. What’s not to like about biomimetics? It’s amazing. It’s interesting. Kids can like it. Parents can steer kids into careers in science with it. It’s usually ethical and non-controversial. And we can all benefit from the discoveries that are leading to applied understanding that comes […]
And the Fastest Animal Is…
December 15, 2018
If you think the answer is peregrine falcon or cheetah, think again. This one skitters about under your feet.
Environments Do Not Cause Adaptations
July 23, 2018
The way some evolutionists think, light creates eyes, sound creates ears, and odors create noses.
Nature Knows Best
June 13, 2018
Recent news articles show how engineers and inventors are helping mankind by imitating what plants, cells and animals do every day. A new kind of vaccine based on spider silk (Science Daily). Because spider silk is tough and yet biodegradable, it can be used as a delivery capsule for vaccines that might otherwise be resisted […]
More Reasons to Imitate Biology
May 25, 2018
Recent articles about Biomimetics show that the field is still going strong.
Little Bugs with Mighty Powers
April 30, 2018
Bugs so small you could step on them, but if we were their size, we could never do what they do.
Trends in Biomimetics: Copying Irreducible Complexity
March 3, 2018
Not everything in nature can be copied effectively for human engineering. Why? Nature is sometimes too good.
Small Wonders: Arthropods With Superpowers
May 4, 2017
Robot designers know that making things big is easy, but making them small is hard. How do you pack a multitude of capabilities in a tiny space? Consider these little guys.
Darwin Follies and Fallacies, Part One
March 28, 2017
You can't say something "evolved to" do something useful. That's a profound misunderstanding of Darwinism. Evolutionists keep saying it anyway.
The Darwin Fail Comedy Show
January 6, 2017
Darwinian evolution is supposed to innovate new things, not remove them or conserve them. Here are the latest examples of "Darwin Fail" embarrassments.
Inspiring Life Tricks
November 14, 2016
These tricks are enough to make an inventor run to the patent office.
A Man, A Plan, A Cabal: Panama
November 4, 2016
Evolutionists duke it out on the age of the Isthmus of Panama. Every solution breeds new problems.
Darwinism Evolves to Elude Falsification
August 29, 2016
The flexibility of Darwinian stories can be seen in two recent escape mechanisms.
Celebrate Independence from Darwin
July 4, 2016
With so much great science news about design, who needs to maintain allegiance to King Charles?
Life as the Communication of Information
April 28, 2016
Could the essence of life be not so much the material substrate, but the transfer of information?