The Best Science Imitates Nature
March 4, 2019
Biomimetics has everything science desires: inspiration, motivation, understanding, and application. What’s not to like about biomimetics? It’s amazing. It’s interesting. Kids can like it. Parents can steer kids into careers in science with it. It’s usually ethical and non-controversial. And we can all benefit from the discoveries that are leading to applied understanding that comes […]
Silly Darwin Stories Never Rebuked by Big Science, Big Media
September 28, 2018
If you pledge allegiance to the Darwin Party, you can get away with pure nonsense and call it "science."
Media Give Absurdity a Pass If It Is Materialistic
March 12, 2018
It's amazing what you can get away with saying as long as you pledge allegiance to Charles Darwin's impersonal, unguided worldview.
Sea Sponge Makes Flexible Glass
June 24, 2017
How do you make glass that bends without breaking? Learn from a lowly sponge. Then look around for other ideas.
Natural Selection Favors Illogic
March 5, 2017
Nothing in Darwin's mechanism guarantees humans will think rationally. Fitness might actually favor stupidity. For proof, look at the reasoning of people who believe in natural selection.
Toy Octopus Is Far from the Living Reality
August 27, 2016
The news media are celebrating an autonomous soft robot shaped like an octopus. It has a lot to learn from its living counterpart.
Masters of Physics in Nature
June 8, 2016
Plants and animals sometimes keep PhD physicists wondering how they do what they do.
Biomimetics Inspires Education
March 7, 2016
Students and teachers are catching on to the potential of biological design to inspire good science.
Hi-Tech Human Brain Better Than Thought
January 31, 2016
The capacity of the human brain is stunning. We should use it more.
September 10, 2015
Check out these amazing creatures that inhabit the liquid universe of planet Earth's oceans and rivers. Only the first one is a fish.
Creatures Worth Knowing and Imitating
July 21, 2015
Studies of animals and cells reveal designs in nature we can appreciate and imitate.
Natural Light Shows Dazzle Scientists
July 3, 2015
Here are some news stories from diverse fields of science, related only by the phenomenon of light.
The Spider, the Fly and the Octopus: Invertebrate Designs
May 21, 2015
Small animals without backbones are cleverly designed, leaving evolutionists scratching their heads.
Fun With Biomimetics
February 7, 2015
Here are new things we're learning from plants and animals, where nature is the engineering professor.
Is Animal Play Just an Evolutionary Survival Mechanism?
January 6, 2015
Yes, your dog enjoys play, say biologists, and so do birds, dolphins and many other kinds of animals. How did "having fun" evolve?