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Pterosaur Flight Design Confounds Evolutionary Theory
October 22, 2021
Is natural selection really capable of optimizing flight four different ways? If so, it must have godlike powers.
Delicate Acrobats: Butterflies and Jellyfish Use Physics to Perfection
January 21, 2021
Two animals probably not envisioned as champion movers can teach human designers a thing or two.
Bumblebees Pack Aerodynamic Sophistication into One Gram
November 28, 2020
Bumblebees seem self-aware of their dimensions so that they can navigate tight spaces during flight.
Un-crushable Beetle Surprises Scientists
October 27, 2020
A beetle that lives under tree bark can withstand crushing forces 39,000 times its body weight. It’s called the “diabolical ironclad beetle” and scientists are intrigued. Live Science tells about its lifestyle. Ironclad beetles (Phloeodes diabolicus) measure about 0.6 to 1 inch (15 to 25 millimeters) in length, and are found in woodland habitats in […]
Darwin Report Card, continued: How Useful Is Evolutionary Theory?
February 7, 2018
Darwinism is useful in one demonstrable way: it keeps thousands of biologists employed in the business of evidence-free speculation.
Animal Engineers Teach Physics Profs a Thing or Three
November 19, 2015
Three animals never went to the university, but they leave human PhDs struggling to catch up to their know-how.