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Microbes Talk More than People Do

Microbial communication requires an interface, providing an example of how intelligent design explains what evolutionary theory misses.

Plant Email System Described

What do you call a long-distance signaling system that involves coded information?

The Mind Is Free When the Body Is Locked-In

Four ALS patients unable to move at all learned to communicate with their thoughts. Despite their condition, they all said they were happy.

Animals Can Be Smarter Than You Think

Here are four organisms with surprising mental powers.

Unlocking Mental Control of the Body

Neuroscientists are finding ways to give people control they have lost because of bodily limitations.

SETI Mania Strikes Again

Another unexplained anomaly has SETI enthusiasts scrambling for their telescopes.

News from the Living Waters

Animal heroes of the Illustra film "Living Waters" are still making headlines.

Life as the Communication of Information

Could the essence of life be not so much the material substrate, but the transfer of information?

Biomimetics Inspires Education

Students and teachers are catching on to the potential of biological design to inspire good science.

Nature Inspires Hi-Tech Design

Scientists and engineers continue the gold rush to imitate nature's solutions to problems.

Animal Engineers Teach Physics Profs a Thing or Three

Three animals never went to the university, but they leave human PhDs struggling to catch up to their know-how.

Enjoy Your High-Tech Body and Brain

No need to feel insignificant in a lonely universe. You are loaded with great equipment for an exciting life.

Lonely Billionaire Throws $100 Million at SETI

Yuri Milner gathered the SETI believers and gave them a pile of money to find aliens.

Mental Marvels

The "mind-body problem" is alive and well. Can these phenomena be reduced to matter in motion?

The Silent Underground Network

Under your feet in the woods is a vast communication network where information technology keeps the ecosystem functioning.

Plant Intranet Seen in Action

How do roots respond to what the top of the plant experiences? With an elaborate communication system resembling email.

NAS Social Scientists Campaign for Consensus Indoctrination

Some social scientists in the National Academy of Sciences consider it their duty to persuade the public that science is always right.

A Beautiful Mind in a Beautiful Brain

Neuroscience has gathered much interesting data, but still is clueless about how a mind emerges from a brain.

Talking Plants and Secret Networks

There was a time when talking plants was mythology. Now, it's science.