Darwinism as a Drug
February 11, 2022
It's an upper like laughing gas that makes the user act silly. It's a sedative like soma that depresses the sense of responsibility.
Sunflower Science Without Darwinism
August 13, 2021
Researchers do good work on sunflowers without descending into Darwinian storytelling Is it possible to do biology without evolution? Can you even talk about fitness and reproductive success without attributing it to blind forces of nature? After all, healthy species do reproduce successfully, or else they would be extinct. Noting that does not require […]
Sunflower Motion Is Complex
August 9, 2016
They follow the sun, but how? Scientists are just finding out the mechanisms behind light tracking in sunflowers.
Sunflower Motion Is a Black Box
May 30, 2016
Something as commonly observable as sunflowers following the sun is difficult to explain.
Death Valley Comes Alive
March 6, 2016
As if resurrected from the dead, forgotten seeds burst forth in a celebration of life in the hottest place on earth.
Invisible Subs and Other Tricks Inspired by Life
November 21, 2015
Working scientists seem less focused on evolution and more on design these days, figuring out how animals and plants do amazing things.
August 11, 2015
Neo-Darwinism is at war with the observations, and the observations might just win.
What's New in Biomimetics?
May 9, 2015
It's hard to keep up with the numerous advancements in science coming from inspiration provided by natural design.
Nature: 3.8 Billion Years of R&D
October 2, 2012
Scientists continue mining the biomimicry bonanza, but some still give all the credit to time and evolution.
Inventors Covet Nature's Engineering
August 16, 2012
Scientists and entrepreneurs can't get enough of the design solutions found in the living world.