Consciousness Is Not Computable
October 20, 2019
A key principle of materialism and physicalism is that all processes must be reducible to matter and energy.
The Best Science Follows the Designs in Nature
December 3, 2018
The most fruitful kind of research seeks to understand nature's workings, and when appropriate, imitate it.
Be Thankful for Skin
November 23, 2018
Human skin is the largest organ of the body, and is loaded with protections, sensors and other functions.
Latest Bio-Inspired Technologies Will Improve Life
September 18, 2018
The world will be a better, more sustainable place if we can imitate how nature handles and organizes its materials.
Biomimetics Parade Marches Upward
April 14, 2018
Scientists continue to find amazing things about animals and plants that they wish to imitate in technology.
Make Like a Snake
January 16, 2018
Here are a few more examples illustrating why the imitation of nature is one of the hottest trends in science.
This Is Your Brain on Intelligent Design
November 9, 2017
Your brain comes with amazing capabilities. It won't look like a fried egg unless you abuse it.
Animals Teach Humans About Design
September 28, 2017
They may not be able to talk, but living things communicate graduate level information about physics, chemistry and intelligent design.
Biological Designs Worth Imitating
April 20, 2017
If these designs are so good that intelligent minds want to mimic them, who can believe they emerged by chance?
Year-End Biomimetics Parade
December 31, 2016
What better way to end the year than a celebration of biomimetics, where fun and useful science never ends thanks to nature's inspiring designs?
What Good Is a Hairball?
December 7, 2016
When you start looking for clues to good designs in nature, the results are everywhere.
How the Brain Serves the Mind
August 31, 2016
More sophisticated than any computer, the brain runs many background tasks to aid and assist our conscious choices.
Toy Octopus Is Far from the Living Reality
August 27, 2016
The news media are celebrating an autonomous soft robot shaped like an octopus. It has a lot to learn from its living counterpart.
Weekend Biomimetics Parade
August 20, 2016
Here's a quick list of exciting news about how imitation of nature's designs is leading to wonderful inventions.
Smart Scientists Borrow Natural Designs
August 3, 2016
Scientists and engineers are back in school, learning from the best teachers: plants and animals.