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More Original Protein Found in Older Bird Fossil

The new discovery from China dates back 130 million years on the evolutionary timeline.

More Original Dinosaur Protein Found

This time Mary Schweitzer's team found keratin protein on a claw of an ostrich-sized dinosaur from Mongolia.

Abiogenesis: The Origin of Lie

To get life from mindless molecules, fib a little. Ignore chance. Make it sound easy. Turn out the lights. Tell a story. Imagine.

Inspiring Life Motivates Designers

Here's the latest collection of bio-inspired designs brought to you by plants, animals, and cells.

Protein Residue Found on Hominin Stone Tools

Would you expect pieces of meat to survive on flakes of rock in the desert for 250,000 years?

For the Love of Trees

You don't have to be a proverbial tree-hugger to love trees and wonder at all the things they can do, and do for us.

Only Earth Is a Life Haven

Here are more discoveries that make it reasonable to think complex life is rare in the universe, and might be unique to Earth.

Precambrian Protein Identified

They say it's almost two billion (with a B) years old, yet it resembles modern counterparts.

Paleoproteomics Misses the Implications

The ability to examine original proteins in off-the-shelf fossils should tell you something about evolutionary timescales.

Forcing Contrary Data into Evolution Stories

Some recent findings might raise the eyebrows of perceptive readers: "How does that support evolution?"

News from the Living Waters

Animal heroes of the Illustra film "Living Waters" are still making headlines.

Design Inspires Scientific Advances

When you see cutting-edge science in materials and methods, you are likely to read "Inspired by Nature."

Plastic Proteins and Turtle Skis

Here's news about the latest technologies coming out of biomimetics, the imitation of nature's designs.

More Examples of Exceptional Preservation in Fossil Reptiles

How could structures this delicate survive the ravages of tens or hundreds of millions of years?

Minimal Cell Challenges Naturalism

Origin of life theorists face a much higher "Mount Improbable" seeing a minimal cell with 473 genes.
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