Can a Dinosaur Have Bat-Like Wings?
May 20, 2019
Calling something a dinosaur doesn't make it a dinosaur. This animal had more in common with a bat, says Dr Jerry Bergman.
Science Says Mosquitoes Cannot Fly But Recently Found Out How They Do
July 17, 2017
Scientists solved the mystery of mosquito flight by using both super high-speed cameras and computer analysis.
July 7, 2016
In the world of flying animals, stories of remarkable physical engineering come to light.
Bird Wings Found in Amber
June 30, 2016
The modern appearance is empirical. The date is philosophical.
Biomimetics Inspires Education
March 7, 2016
Students and teachers are catching on to the potential of biological design to inspire good science.
Bats Are Home-Run Flyers
May 23, 2015
You don't just put wings on a naked mole rat and make it fly. Bats are designed to be aero-bat-ic champions.
Twist of the Wrist: Dino-Bird Magic
October 3, 2014
The hand of the evolutionist is quicker than the eye of the reporter.
Life Shows Exquisite Engineering and Optimization
May 29, 2014
Engineers drool over animal capabilities. How would mutation and natural selection deal with these examples of design perfection?
Oldest Bat Fossil: Was It Evolving?
February 16, 2008
A bat fossil surpassing the previous record holder for the oldest by 2 million years made the cover of Nature this week.1 The news media immediately began saying that it provided insight into evolution. The BBC News announced “Bat fossil solves evolution poser.” National Geographic called it the icing on the cake, and said that […]