Smart Scientists Borrow Natural Designs
August 3, 2016
Scientists and engineers are back in school, learning from the best teachers: plants and animals.
Platypus Evolution "Remains a Mystery"
August 1, 2016
Evolution spectacularly fails to explain one of the planet's most intriguing animals.
You Can Trust Scientists (to Be Fallible)
July 5, 2016
With theory overturns like these, one gets to wonder about the privileged status of scientists in our culture.
Dino Extinction Story Is a Fable, Paleontologist Says
May 24, 2016
What they tell you on TV and in biology class about birds outlasting the dinosaurs has paltry little evidence.
Forcing Contrary Data into Evolution Stories
May 21, 2016
Some recent findings might raise the eyebrows of perceptive readers: "How does that support evolution?"
Fossils Sprout New Tales
April 25, 2016
When unexpected things turn up in the fossil record, evolutionists get out their storytelling playbook.
How Animals Keep Warm in Freezing Wetness
November 25, 2015
We shiver to think of going without heavy coats in snow, but snowshoe hares, gophers and birds look perfectly comfortable. What's their secret?
Built-in Brain Designs that Amaze Scientists
August 31, 2015
Here's a quick run-down of brain news that should make us stand in awe of the 3-pound mass inside our skulls.
Scientific Progress Needs Design, Not Darwin
June 16, 2015
Numerous papers advancing scientific knowledge rely on design principles, not evolutionary notions.
Bats Are Home-Run Flyers
May 23, 2015
You don't just put wings on a naked mole rat and make it fly. Bats are designed to be aero-bat-ic champions.
Instant Islands and Ecology
May 19, 2015
A new volcanic island near Japan recalls the rapid colonization of Iceland's Surtsey island in 1963.
Music Is a Human Thing
January 8, 2015
Many animals make sounds; birds and whales can sing; but there's nothing to compare with the human brain's capacity for music.
Is Animal Play Just an Evolutionary Survival Mechanism?
January 6, 2015
Yes, your dog enjoys play, say biologists, and so do birds, dolphins and many other kinds of animals. How did "having fun" evolve?
Animals Dying for Subsidized Energy Projects
August 21, 2014
Windmills and solar farms may be politically correct and environmentally trendy, but bats and birds disagree.
Can You Shrink a Dinosaur to Make a Bird?
August 3, 2014
A new research paper claims that birds emerged from a long process of dinosaur miniaturization. The news media loved it.