Some ‘Junk DNA’ May Act as Computer Memory *
January 30, 2018
Growing evidence supports the hypothesis that certain non-coding 'retrotransposons' may function as computational memory for genes. *[Audio version included]
Biomimetics Continues Its Enthusiastic Winning Streak
November 13, 2017
If science continues its focus on natural designs, everyone stands to benefit.
More Things You Didn’t Know About Your Body
September 27, 2017
You can live in it without knowing much about it, but these facts should add to your sense of awe.
Facing Reality About Life on Other Planets, 6: Chemistry and Probability
September 18, 2017
In this final segment about habitability of exoplanets, Dr Henry Richter looks at chemistry and probability.
Sunburn? Smear on the DNA
August 25, 2017
DNA makes for an excellent sunscreen, researchers have found. And that's not all.
Ancient DNA Recovered from Caves
May 3, 2017
New techniques are allowing scientists to extract ancient DNA from cave soil. But is it really as old as claimed?
Biological Designs Worth Imitating
April 20, 2017
If these designs are so good that intelligent minds want to mimic them, who can believe they emerged by chance?
OOL’s Gold and Animism
April 6, 2017
What is the spark that turns molecules into life? For the materialist, it's the spirit of imagination.
Astrobiology’s Fantasy Universe
March 7, 2017
The media glosses over difficulties in its blind quest to look for the 'emergence' of life on other planets.
Human Body Curiosities
February 20, 2017
Things you didn't know about your ambulatory vessel, and things you may have wondered about.
Inspiring Life Tricks
November 14, 2016
These tricks are enough to make an inventor run to the patent office.
Weekend Biomimetics Parade
August 20, 2016
Here's a quick list of exciting news about how imitation of nature's designs is leading to wonderful inventions.
Non-Darwinian Biological Change
August 11, 2016
Scientists find many examples of biological change that do not fit the mutation-selection paradigm.
Fossil DNA Stuns Geologists
August 4, 2016
None of them would have believed DNA could survive over a million years. They have no explanation for its preservation.
Smart Scientists Borrow Natural Designs
August 3, 2016
Scientists and engineers are back in school, learning from the best teachers: plants and animals.