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Butterfly Designs Shown in High Resolution

Illustra Media's new short film shows how God is in the details.

Glass Sponges: Lessons from the Deep

How can a "simple" or "primitive" sponge surprise engineers with its optimal physics?
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You’ll Never Guess the Most Efficient Animal Swimmer

This beautiful and informative video announcing the winner was released this month by Illustra Media.

Delicate Acrobats: Butterflies and Jellyfish Use Physics to Perfection

Two animals probably not envisioned as champion movers can teach human designers a thing or two.

Three More Designs that Defy Evolution

Darwinian natural selection sounds convincing until you look at the details of extraordinary designs in nature.

Breaking News! Enceladus Is Dead!

Is water alive? Are organic molecules alive? No; they're dead. Someone needs to bring some sense into reporting about life in outer space.

Science Says Mosquitoes Cannot Fly But Recently Found Out How They Do

Scientists solved the mystery of mosquito flight by using both super high-speed cameras and computer analysis.

Bats Are Home-Run Flyers

You don't just put wings on a naked mole rat and make it fly. Bats are designed to be aero-bat-ic champions.

Formation Flight Physics Mastered by Birds

Birds fly in that beautiful V formation for a reason, and it requires sophisticated abilities in high precision aerodynamics.
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