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Surprising Animals Old and New

Moving creatures, whether extant or extinct, never cease to hold fascination for human observers.

The Spider, the Fly and the Octopus: Invertebrate Designs

Small animals without backbones are cleverly designed, leaving evolutionists scratching their heads.

Surprises from the Ocean

News from marine biology and geology are unexpected from a long-age, evolutionary perspective.

Friday Funnies: Evo-Comics

Not every Darwinian explanation is useless. Some of them can function as entertainment.

What's New in Biomimetics?

It's hard to keep up with the numerous advancements in science coming from inspiration provided by natural design.

Plants Borrow Their Transportation

Seed dispersal in plants is a fascinating study about diverse mechanisms for survival. Here are two methods of hitchhiking on animal transportation.

Biomimetics Still Trending Up

The imitation of nature's designs (biomimetics) is all the rage, and shows no sign of slowing down.

Sunday Inspiration

Need inspiration? Look at designs in nature. Even secular scientists are getting inspired.

Animal PhDs in Physics

Many animals and plants have mastered physics and chemistry. Engineers would do well to learn from them.

Fun With Biomimetics

Here are new things we're learning from plants and animals, where nature is the engineering professor.

Fish Ancestry Turned On Its Head

A so-called "primitive" bony fish with traits of sharks confuses the usual story of fish ancestry.

Is Animal Play Just an Evolutionary Survival Mechanism?

Yes, your dog enjoys play, say biologists, and so do birds, dolphins and many other kinds of animals. How did "having fun" evolve?

Biological Systems Provide Infinite Design Inspiration

It's not likely engineers and biologists will run out of inspiration from biology anytime soon. The source is infinite.

Animals Overcome Limitations of Physics

The limits of human engineering have been overcome by animals in surprising ways worth imitating.

How Did the Archer Fish Learn Physics?

A little fish that shoots down bugs out of the air learned some tricks of optics and propulsion that impress scientists.
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