February 20, 2020
There's more going on in your local weed than scientists could have imagined in Linnaeus's day.
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.
More Cool Cell Tricks Discovered
April 24, 2018
Watching molecular machines at work in living cells should be as fascinating as watching a city through a magnifying glass.
NASA Promotes Natural Miracles
February 15, 2018
To know the vast improbabilities, and yet to leap over them with imaginary stories – that's deceiving the public.
Cells Teach Humans About Design
September 30, 2017
Biomimetics extends to the cellular level, where extraordinary processes show engineers the right way to do things.
Etiology of Alien Derangement Syndrome
August 2, 2017
With no evidence for their invisible friends, believers in space aliens are losing their minds. Are they setting themselves up for mass deception?
Creatures Worth Knowing and Imitating
July 21, 2015
Studies of animals and cells reveal designs in nature we can appreciate and imitate.
OOLishness: The Imaginary World of Origin-of-Life Studies
March 20, 2013
Why aren't philosophers of science shaming origin-of-life researchers out of the science department? OOL theories depend on imagination, not empirical evidence, for their broad-brush conclusions.