Is Plastic Natural?
September 30, 2021
Plastic pollution is an issue of serious concern that needs to be understood through the lens of chemistry.
Origin of Life: Can Peptides Form Naturally in Water?
July 23, 2019
Scientists find a way to synthesize polypeptides in the presence of water, but does it support naturalistic origin of life?
OOL Cells Are DOA
June 21, 2018
NASA throws money at origin-of-life (OOL) studies that are doomed to failure, and at education programs to tell students that futility is good science.
Plastic Proteins and Turtle Skis
April 18, 2016
Here's news about the latest technologies coming out of biomimetics, the imitation of nature's designs.
Skin Is Repaired by Zipper Mechanism
May 6, 2015
The details of wound repair and prevention are coming to light.
Make Like a Firefly
January 24, 2013
Biomimetics puts a new meaning into "Make like a tree." Yes, make things like trees, snails, fireflies, and a thousand other creatures do, and life can be inspiring.