Surprising Animals Old and New
June 19, 2015
Moving creatures, whether extant or extinct, never cease to hold fascination for human observers.
The Spider, the Fly and the Octopus: Invertebrate Designs
May 21, 2015
Small animals without backbones are cleverly designed, leaving evolutionists scratching their heads.
Surprises from the Ocean
May 18, 2015
News from marine biology and geology are unexpected from a long-age, evolutionary perspective.
Friday Funnies: Evo-Comics
May 15, 2015
Not every Darwinian explanation is useless. Some of them can function as entertainment.
What's New in Biomimetics?
May 9, 2015
It's hard to keep up with the numerous advancements in science coming from inspiration provided by natural design.
Plants Borrow Their Transportation
April 2, 2015
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
March 28, 2015
The imitation of nature's designs (biomimetics) is all the rage, and shows no sign of slowing down.
March 15, 2015
Need inspiration? Look at designs in nature. Even secular scientists are getting inspired.
Animal PhDs in Physics
March 3, 2015
Many animals and plants have mastered physics and chemistry. Engineers would do well to learn from them.
Fun With Biomimetics
February 7, 2015
Here are new things we're learning from plants and animals, where nature is the engineering professor.
Fish Ancestry Turned On Its Head
January 13, 2015
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?
January 6, 2015
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
November 11, 2014
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
October 16, 2014
The limits of human engineering have been overcome by animals in surprising ways worth imitating.
How Did the Archer Fish Learn Physics?
September 14, 2014
A little fish that shoots down bugs out of the air learned some tricks of optics and propulsion that impress scientists.