Archive Classic: The Evolution of Electrical Engineering: An Imaginary Tale
May 10, 2020
This CEH entry from Jan 17, 2007 contains a lesson still important today.
Body Wonders to Be Thankful For
November 27, 2019
You may not have much money or fancy belongings, but you live in the greatest traveling home one could wish for.
Three More Designs that Defy Evolution
October 25, 2018
Darwinian natural selection sounds convincing until you look at the details of extraordinary designs in nature.
What Your Cells Do For You
June 29, 2018
Until recently, we humans had no idea the complexity of the systems that keep us alive.
Windows Into the Brain’s Operating System
January 19, 2018
The soft squishy lump in your skull has capabilities that defy understanding, but some of them seem vaguely familiar.
Human Brains Have Always Been Unique
June 22, 2017
Whether examined from inside or outside, young or old, historical or modern, eastern or western, the human brain is like no other biological organ.
Stem Cell Headlines
March 15, 2017
Here's a list of news reports about stem cells for those interested in either health or bioethics.
How the Brain Serves the Mind
August 31, 2016
More sophisticated than any computer, the brain runs many background tasks to aid and assist our conscious choices.
Sleep on It: Housekeeping Night Crew Works Swing Shift
July 21, 2016
Why do we sleep? A new theory identifies a vital purpose for those seemingly lost hours.
Celebrate Independence from Darwin
July 4, 2016
With so much great science news about design, who needs to maintain allegiance to King Charles?
Design Inspires Scientific Advances
May 9, 2016
When you see cutting-edge science in materials and methods, you are likely to read "Inspired by Nature."
Lightning-Fast Brain Explored
February 26, 2016
Transmissions in the brain are both complex and fast, scientists find.
Nerves Find Their Way in the Dark
February 12, 2016
Scientists are beginning to be able to watch nerve cells reaching out and forming connections.
Microbes Are Wired for Communication
October 23, 2015
New findings show surprising communication systems between bacteria, including power grids with tiny electrical cables.
More to Thank God for in Your Brain
July 5, 2015
News about the most complex arrangement of matter in the known universe.