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The Flying Giraffe and Other Fossil Stories of Extinct Reptiles
November 4, 2017
Imagine a giraffe leaping into the air and flying off. That's what this giant pterosaur was like. Other interpretations about extinct reptiles are not so certain.
New Archaeopteryx Fossil Grounds Evolutionary Ideas About Flight
July 3, 2014
The 11th fossil of Archaeopteryx, found in German limestone, has dished up some surprises that finish off the old evolutionary icon.
Archive Classic: How Darwinism Produces Job Security
June 25, 2014
This entry from 12/22/2003 we have referenced often, because it illustrates how Darwin changed science into storytelling.
Can Biomimetics Shed Light on Evolution?
October 17, 2011
Biomimetics is part science and part engineering. The scientific part is to observe and understand the structure and function of a living thing. The engineering part is to apply that science into useful products. Science news articles today are claiming that a biomimetic flying machine modeled on insects is shedding light on evolution. Such a claim deserves some scrutiny.