The Best Science Follows the Designs in Nature
December 3, 2018
The most fruitful kind of research seeks to understand nature's workings, and when appropriate, imitate it.
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.
Evolutionists Blunder on Natural Selection
November 29, 2016
It would be helpful if, when discussing natural selection, evolutionists knew what they are talking about.
Masters of Physics in Nature
June 8, 2016
Plants and animals sometimes keep PhD physicists wondering how they do what they do.
Insects Worth Respecting
September 12, 2015
Most six-legged creatures are small and we give them little notice. Here are surprises that entomologists are discovering in some very special insects.
Bill Nye Admits to Propagating Evolution Via Emotional Stories
January 27, 2015
National Geographic gives Bill Nye the Science Guy an open mike to make unchallenged generalities, with feeling.
Life Worth Imitating
July 7, 2014
The living treasure chest of biological designs opens wider each week, inspiring human engineers to improve human health and productivity.
Life Shows Exquisite Engineering and Optimization
May 29, 2014
Engineers drool over animal capabilities. How would mutation and natural selection deal with these examples of design perfection?
Adventures in Biomimetics
September 2, 2011
The imitation of nature in engineering has become one of the hottest trends in science. Almost every week, amazing technologies are being advanced the easy way – by observing how living things do it. We all stand to benefit from the design-based science of biomimetics. Here are a few recent examples.