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Updates for The Design of Life

New research puts more "wow" into the wonder of animals featured in Illustra Media's "Design of Life" documentaries.

Darwin Can't Win for Losing

Progress must be made with gains, not losses.

News to Enhance Your Birding

Birdwatching is more fun when you learn what's going on in those feathered bodies.

Amazing Birds

Birds never cease to astound us with their grace in the air and cheery songs, because they exhibit design at many levels.

Why Birds Don't Crash

A bird flying through a forest or city needs the reactions of a champion video gamer. It's got the software to do it.

Bird Evolution Explodes

Did birds arrive in a 'big bang' of evolution, or is their explosive appearance yielding a scattered jetsam of Darwinian theories?

Birds Surprise Evolutionists

Whether considering their design or their evolution, scientists keep finding surprises in birds.

Entrepreneurs Find Gold in Nature

Inspiration for invention comes from everywhere in nature's engineering. At every level, there are designs worth imitating.

News from the Birds for People

We still have a lot to learn from birds. They're really smart and talented for their size.

The Early Hummingbird Gets the Evolutionary Nectar

A three-inch fossil bird is said to be the earliest nectar-feeder, meaning pollination by birds is older and more complex than thought.

Bumming Herds of Hummingbirds into Evolution

Any well-designed animal can be forced into an evolutionary story if you allow the rules to evolve, too.

Bizarre Animal Discoveries

Strange things have been coming to light about animals we knew and animals we didn't; bizarre animals, and normal animals with bizarre traits.

Hummingbird Metabolism a "Marvel of Evolutionary Engineering"

Unlike humans, hummingbirds are equally good at extracting energy from fructose as from glucose. They are marvels of evolutionary engineering. That makes perfect evolutionary sense.

More Falsified Darwinian Expectations

Scientists continue finding the real world to be opposite evolutionary expectations. Here are some recent examples.

Animal Plan: It Works Well

There were Greek and Roman naturalists who were intrigued by what they saw in the living world, but their observational tools were limited to their five senses. Modern science has expanded our senses far beyond the capabilities known just a century ago. We are privileged to live in an age of discovery that is revealing even more wonders beneath the surface of living things, wonders worth knowing about. Here are just a few.
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