Why Can’t Scientists Achieve Nature’s Designs?
August 12, 2019
Biomimetics has been big for years now, but scientists are still a long way from achieving biology's engineering.
Bird with a Beat
July 11, 2019
Viewers will get a kick out of Snowball the cockatoo bobbing to the beat of music. Humans can go nuts responding to music, we all know: from foot-tapping to wild whole-body movements and hair shakes, the more energy in the beat, the crazier it can get. But birds? Meet Snowflake, a sulfur-crested white cockatoo, that […]
The Mind-Body Problem Has Not Been Solved by Naturalism
March 17, 2018
Several news stories bring back the issue of mind-body dualism with a vengeance.
Living Birds Recapitulate Their Hopping Dino Ancestors
May 22, 2017
Can a hopping parrot tell you what life used to be like as a dinosaur?
What Good Is a Hairball?
December 7, 2016
When you start looking for clues to good designs in nature, the results are everywhere.
News to Enhance Your Birding
December 23, 2015
Birdwatching is more fun when you learn what's going on in those feathered bodies.
How to Respect a Crow
January 25, 2015
They're black and noisy, but the more you learn about crows, the more you will appreciate them—or at least respect them as you shoo them from your scarecrow.
Bird Evolution Explodes
December 13, 2014
Did birds arrive in a 'big bang' of evolution, or is their explosive appearance yielding a scattered jetsam of Darwinian theories?
Birds Surprise Evolutionists
September 17, 2014
Whether considering their design or their evolution, scientists keep finding surprises in birds.