Ugly Life Is Beautiful in Its Own Way
May 9, 2023
Who's calling ugly plants and animals repulsive? To know them is to love them.
August 29, 2022
The media repeat stupid stories about mucus evolution, but to thinking readers, it's snot funny.
Hagfish Haunts Darwin
January 24, 2019
A zombie hagfish rises from the dead, and scares Darwin from two directions.
Strange and Wonderful Animals Explored
March 5, 2017
Look at what scientists are learning about some common animals, and others not so common.
Biomimetics Is All About Design Inspiration
April 8, 2014
Scientists wouldn't rush to design things after nature's examples if they weren't well designed.
Of Hagfish, Geckos and Dragonflies
April 4, 2013
Some of the most unlikely creatures are making headlines because of their potential for advancing technology.
Make Like a Dog, Owl, or Beetle: How Biomimetics Will Improve Our Lives
November 30, 2012
The greatest breakthroughs in health and engineering may be as near as the back yard: 13 more stimulating stories from biomimetics.