Researchers, Stop Kowtowing to the Darwin Party
September 13, 2023
It's not necessary to say that the biological system you're studying "evolved." Drop the habit and your science will improve.
Dolphin Trick Could Save Lives
August 23, 2017
When trauma hits, do what the dolphins do: cool the face and eyes.
Natural Selection Favors Illogic
March 5, 2017
Nothing in Darwin's mechanism guarantees humans will think rationally. Fitness might actually favor stupidity. For proof, look at the reasoning of people who believe in natural selection.
How Animals Keep Warm in Freezing Wetness
November 25, 2015
We shiver to think of going without heavy coats in snow, but snowshoe hares, gophers and birds look perfectly comfortable. What's their secret?