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Shrimp eye design
The shrimp eye has an intricately structured reflective layer to focus light. Engineers would like to be able to copy the structure.
by Jonathan Sarfati
Pinnipeds
Fascinating creatures that thwart evolution
by Matthew Cserhati
Tooth enamel: hard, and hard to replace
It’s the hardest substance in the human body. But be warned: If you’re slack with your dental hygiene, fixing your tooth enamel ain’t easy.
by David Catchpoole
The history of flying machines
What does it tell us about the evolution of flight?
by Stuart Burgess
Over-engineering in nature: an evolutionary conundrum
Natural selection can only select for the attributes an organism needs to survive, so how is it that creatures are endowed with a whole lot more than necessary?
by David Catchpoole
E. Coli’s electric motor: a marvel of design
The bacterium has “remarkable” and “sophisticated” nano-scale electric motors
by David Thomas
Meet the muscle man with a difference
Lucien Tuinstra dialogues with Dutchman Prof. Hans Degens
by Lucien Tuinstra
Circadian rhythms and creation
Can evolution explain the origin of systems underlying circadian rhythms?
by Warren Shipton
A matter of taste
Elaborately designed by God
by Lucien Tuinstra
Eddystone Lighthouse
How God’s design inspired the enduring design of John Smeaton’s Eddystone lighthouse.
by Grant Williams
Reclaiming the peppered moth
The capacity for dark colouring is now known to be in each moth; and its caterpillar can detect twig colour through its skin, changing its colour to match.
by Joel Tay
T. rex, cats, and attack-defence structures
Answering a question about the purpose of attack-defence structures like claws, and about vegetarian diets pre-Fall.
by Gavin Cox