Good Biology Without Natural Selection
January 11, 2019
Excellent biological research that produces understanding and application can ignore natural selection completely.
Stem Cells Back in the News with New Hopes and Discoveries
November 13, 2018
Stem cells were all the rage ten years ago, but news stories these days are less common. What's new?
How Did Earth Get Its Phosphorus?
September 12, 2018
The element phosphorus is hard to get to a planet's surface where it is needed.
Cellular Wonders Coming Into Focus
May 26, 2018
At higher magnifications, the cell's nano machines become even more spectacular.
Weekend Biomimetics Showcase
March 11, 2017
The focus in biology these days is on design. Here's evidence.
Stem Cell Digest
February 10, 2017
Scan these headlines for news about stem cells: the unethical kind (embryonic, ESC) and the ethical kind (adult, induced pluripotent, iPSC).
Oldest Dinosaur Blood Reported
January 31, 2017
Another university finds dinosaur blood in a rib bone. This one breaks records for age, over double previous reports.
Big Science Loves ID – Sometimes
January 14, 2017
Despite institutional rejection of intelligent design, researchers are attracted to ID when it can make money, make them famous, or advance understanding of nature.
Finding Dinosaurs Is Not the Same as Explaining Them
October 19, 2016
What's turning up in dinosaur digs around the world? Bones, footprints and speculations.
Adult Stem Cells Continue to Promote Healing
October 15, 2016
Here's the latest on adult stem cells and how they are transforming regenerative medicine without harming embryos.
Humans Could Be Much Healthier
April 15, 2016
Recent news about the body's remarkable powers raise questions about why we aren't better off.
Humans May Have Lost Beneficial Traits
April 6, 2016
Imagine if you could regrow teeth all your life. Have we lost some capabilities during human history?
Original Material Found in Triassic Reptile Fossils
March 18, 2016
The preservation of structures and original proteins in fossils has just been pushed back to the Triassic.
Biomimetics Inspires Education
March 7, 2016
Students and teachers are catching on to the potential of biological design to inspire good science.
How Exercise Benefits Bones and Muscles
September 16, 2015
Will it be possible in the future to reduce fat, build muscle, and strengthen bones with an injection of a hormone?