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Human Body Capabilities Uncovered

More surprises about the body come to light, including the ability to regrow cartilage.

Nature Inspires Intelligent Design

Scientists are inspired by nature's designs, why? Maybe it's because they are designed.

Mammals With Super Senses

These mammals are very different from each other except in how they put human technology to shame. Bats Bats have an ambulance in their ears (Virginia Tech). Echolocating bats have a challenge. They need to be able to follow moths through foliage by sound alone. While they dart through bushes and trees after their prey, […]

Bible Was Right #529: Springs of the Sea

Long before scientists discovered the springs of the sea, God told Job about them.

The Best Science Imitates Nature

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 […]

Hagfish Haunts Darwin

A zombie hagfish rises from the dead, and scares Darwin from two directions.

More Good Science from Nature

The natural world contains endless examples of intelligent design that can inspire scientists with wonder and inspiration.

The Best Science Follows the Designs in Nature

The most fruitful kind of research seeks to understand nature's workings, and when appropriate, imitate it.

Be Thankful for Skin

Human skin is the largest organ of the body, and is loaded with protections, sensors and other functions.

Three More Designs that Defy Evolution

Darwinian natural selection sounds convincing until you look at the details of extraordinary designs in nature.

Latest Bio-Inspired Technologies Will Improve Life

The world will be a better, more sustainable place if we can imitate how nature handles and organizes its materials.

One Wrong-Handed Amino Acid Can Cause Vertigo

The rocks in your head that give you a sense of balance are finely tuned to spiral in a certain way.

The Best Science Follows Design

Sir Francis Bacon emphasized that you will know good science by its fruits. Here are good examples of fruitful research that took inspiration from nature's designs.

Spiders Fly with Electricity

Scientists have known about spider "ballooning" for a long time, but only recently have they determined that spiders use electricity to fly.

Nature Knows Best

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 […]
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