Seamounts: No Speciation Here, Mate
November 7, 2016
These isolated habitats should be ideal labs for studying Darwin's origin of species, but the evidence just isn't there.
Spiders Play Silk Harps
September 7, 2016
Spider webs are so finely-tuned, they are like musical instruments that the creatures can strum or listen to.
Selected Carp Devolved Rapidly to Wild Type
August 24, 2016
Artificial selection isn't forever. Some fish reverted to their old ways.
The Healing Powers of Nature
August 23, 2016
Independent studies celebrate the ability of nature to improve human health and well-being.
Non-Darwinian Biological Change
August 11, 2016
Scientists find many examples of biological change that do not fit the mutation-selection paradigm.
Scientists Can Be Inept Philosophers
August 2, 2016
An undergrad philosopher could make mince meat out of some scientists' claims.
Bacteria You Can Love
July 29, 2016
Wrongly feared only as agents of disease, many bacteria are allies in our quest for health.
Radar Reveals Former Warm Landscape Under Greenland
July 18, 2016
Under the world's fastest moving glacier, radar has revealed a network of V-shaped canyons carved by temperate rivers.
"Political" Science Threatens Historic American Values
July 3, 2016
Take any issue on the political scene, and you will find the scientific elites cheering for the left side.
Flowers Create 'Electric Landing Lights' for Bees
June 14, 2016
How do bees know which flowers to visit, and where on the flowers to land?
Life as the Communication of Information
April 28, 2016
Could the essence of life be not so much the material substrate, but the transfer of information?
Why Chernobyl Neighbors Are Not Dying
April 21, 2016
Surprising scientists, both people and animals are doing OK around the world's worst nuclear accident site.
Darwin Can't Win for Losing
April 13, 2016
Progress must be made with gains, not losses.
Enough Fish to Go Around
March 30, 2016
Rights-based fishery policies can guarantee a rapid rebound of fish stocks, biomass and profits for fishermen.
Death Valley Comes Alive
March 6, 2016
As if resurrected from the dead, forgotten seeds burst forth in a celebration of life in the hottest place on earth.