Super Designs in Amazing Animals, Part 2
May 17, 2019
Organisms of all kinds, sizes and shapes have mastered physical principles in astonishing ways. Here are more examples.
Super Designs in Amazing Animals, Part I
May 16, 2019
Animals of all kinds, sizes and shapes have mastered physical principles in astonishing ways.
Cells Teach Humans About Design
September 30, 2017
Biomimetics extends to the cellular level, where extraordinary processes show engineers the right way to do things.
Fossil DNA Stuns Geologists
August 4, 2016
None of them would have believed DNA could survive over a million years. They have no explanation for its preservation.
Living Stalactites and Other Geological Surprises
August 19, 2014
Dripstones in caves can be made by microbes, some speleologists find. That's among several recent geological surprises.
Homage to Diatoms
June 19, 2014
Twenty percent of the air you are breathing came from tiny animals living in crystal cathedrals.