Tiny Fly Beats Robots
September 3, 2020
Fruit flies dart, circle, zig and zag rapidly. Researchers gain some insight into how they do it so efficiently.
Has COVID-19 Been Handcuffed?
August 11, 2020
A grad student and a large American team finds a molecule that puts SARS-CoV-2 into a straitjacket.
Small Animals Strut Their Stuff
March 14, 2020
Bioengineers struggle to keep up with the designs in nature. For Pi Day, here are some amazing designs in small animals.
March 6, 2020
Nature had smart devices long before humans thought of making them. Here are a few that engineers envy.
Footnote: Evolution Adds Nothing
February 27, 2020
A new study of foot stiffness helps explain human walking and running, and might inspire robots. Evolution adds nothing.
Solutions Come from Freedom and Ingenuity, Not Government
February 22, 2020
Look at these fantastic examples of potential solutions to world problems coming from motivated scientists.
Bumblebees Are Misnamed
February 6, 2020
They don't bumble. They use efficient techniques to get the most bang of weightlifting for the buck of wing flaps.
Good Science Bears Good Fruit
January 29, 2020
Science may not understand reality, but individual scientists know what can benefit other people.
Design Language Works in Biology
December 6, 2019
There are many ways to explain design in nature without having to get religious about it.
Human Body Capabilities Uncovered
October 17, 2019
More surprises about the body come to light, including the ability to regrow cartilage.
Nature Inspires Intelligent Design
October 4, 2019
Scientists are inspired by nature's designs, why? Maybe it's because they are designed.
Mammals With Super Senses
June 5, 2019
These mammals are very different from each other except in how they put human technology to shame.
Bible Was Right #529: Springs of the Sea
March 10, 2019
Long before scientists discovered the springs of the sea, God told Job about them.
The Best Science Imitates Nature
March 4, 2019
Biomimetics has everything science desires: inspiration, motivation, understanding, and application.
Hagfish Haunts Darwin
January 24, 2019
A zombie hagfish rises from the dead, and scares Darwin from two directions.