Nature Knows Best
June 13, 2018
Recent news articles show how engineers and inventors are helping mankind by imitating what plants, cells and animals do every day. A new kind of vaccine based on spider silk (Science Daily). Because spider silk is tough and yet biodegradable, it can be used as a delivery capsule for vaccines that might otherwise be resisted […]
How Did Primitive Organisms Learn Physics?
August 26, 2017
Inspiring cases of ballistics, civil engineering and architecture can be found in some of the simplest of living organisms.
How Flamingos Stand on One Foot
May 26, 2017
Mysteries of the universe unfold: how can flamingos sleep while standing on one foot? And why is it good to know?
Bubbles Scream Life
May 1, 2017
It might be a fungus. It might be half a billion years older than previously thought. It might rewrite the evolutionary history of complex life, including humans. What is it?
Inspiring Life Tricks
November 14, 2016
These tricks are enough to make an inventor run to the patent office.
For the Love of Trees
July 23, 2016
You don't have to be a proverbial tree-hugger to love trees and wonder at all the things they can do, and do for us.
"Natural Evil" May Be Broken Good
February 16, 2015
Things in nature we consider nasty are sometimes good systems that have broken.
Evolutionists Multiply Miracles
February 12, 2013
If evolution could develop a complex structure once, defying all probability, then maybe it could do it multiple times, some evolutionists theorize.
Animals Win the Gold
July 27, 2012
As the Olympics begin in London, it's fun to consider how animals would compete against humans.