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?
Robots Imitate Life
October 11, 2014
The goal of robotics is to imitate what humans and animals make look easy.
Beat the Competition with Natural Design
August 27, 2014
Want to engineer something right the first time and beat the competition? Find out how life does it.
Two Evolutionary Evidences Debunked
July 23, 2014
Among examples of evolution cited by Darwinists in the past, these should be taken off the shelf and thrown in the trash.
Wonders Under the Sea
July 9, 2014
Three ocean creatures have surprised scientists with new discoveries of previously-unknown capabilities.
Life Worth Imitating
July 7, 2014
The living treasure chest of biological designs opens wider each week, inspiring human engineers to improve human health and productivity.
May 21, 2014
Biologists continue to find unexpected wonders in living things.
Engineering Designs Found Throughout the Biosphere
December 16, 2013
News from biomimetics is coming in so fast, there's only time for brief mentions in a growing list of living designs worth copying.
Engineers Chase Animals
July 26, 2013
Inspired by the wisdom inherent in living organisms, inventors and engineers are finding bright ideas.
Inventors Covet Nature's Engineering
August 16, 2012
Scientists and entrepreneurs can't get enough of the design solutions found in the living world.
Living Surprises, Living Hopes
January 21, 2012
Here are ten recent discoveries about plants and animals that are surprising and inspiring. Some of them may lead to technologies that can improve our own lives.
Animal Plan: It Works Well
November 10, 2011
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.