Egg-Shape Evolution Theory Cracks Under Pressure
June 27, 2017
Touted as an evolutionary explanation for bird egg shapes, a new hypothesis celebrating natural selection falls like Humpty Dumpty under a gentle breeze of questioning.
Living Birds Recapitulate Their Hopping Dino Ancestors
May 22, 2017
Can a hopping parrot tell you what life used to be like as a dinosaur?
Small Wonders: Arthropods With Superpowers
May 4, 2017
Robot designers know that making things big is easy, but making them small is hard. How do you pack a multitude of capabilities in a tiny space? Consider these little guys.
March 21, 2017
Small animals accomplish mighty wonders that require knowledge of advanced mathematics, physics and genetics.
Design of Life Update: Birds
March 9, 2017
Illustra Media’s Design of Life documentaries only began to explore the marvels of life. In this entry, we look at more wonders among birds. Eggs come in a variety of sizes and shapes, as shown in a rapid-fire series in the Illustra film. In an “Egg Mythbuster” piece, Phys.org explains why some eggs are pear-shaped. […]
Crazy Convergences Distort Darwinism
February 9, 2017
Get a load of this: Darwinians claim that complex features arose independently multiple times by an unknown process called "convergent evolution."
Fast Flight Specializations in Birds and Bats
January 20, 2017
When you are moving rapidly, you need to see things differently.
Bird Non-Evolution from Dinosaurs
December 29, 2016
Losing traits won't make a dinosaur fly, and other conundrums in the presumed dinosaur-to-bird evolutionary story.
Proof of Dinosaur Feathers?
December 9, 2016
Opinions are swirling about an amazing piece of amber with enclosed feathers. Let's look at what is known so far.
What Good Is a Hairball?
December 7, 2016
When you start looking for clues to good designs in nature, the results are everywhere.
Mammal Champs Strut Their (Unevolved) Stuff
November 21, 2016
Here's a showcase of very different mammals all deserving of the same thing: admiration. You don't do that by attributing them to evolution.
Early Fossil Bird Feathers Were Modern and Colorful
November 19, 2016
The predicted gradual sequence from fuzz to flight remains mythical, as modern feathers show up too early for Darwin's comfort.
Inspiring Life Motivates Designers
September 17, 2016
Here's the latest collection of bio-inspired designs brought to you by plants, animals, and cells.
Birds and Pterosaurs Flew Together
September 2, 2016
Does it make evolutionary sense to find birds flying with pterosaurs?
Bird Flight Story Falsified
July 19, 2016
A simplistic story about bird flight influenced a generation of evolution students, but it was wrong.