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Why reindeer eyes turn blue in winter
From summer gold to winter blue, reindeer eyes are designed to optimize vision during the winter twilight “blue hour”.
by David Catchpoole
Squid do fly!
The old seafarers’ tales should not have been dismissed. Many species of squid can, and do, fly.
by David Catchpoole
It’s an attractive web they weave
Did you know that the electrostatic properties of spider webs, and a ‘quirk of physics’, causes them to actively spring towards airborne objects?
by David Catchpoole
Ants: the incredible heavy-lifting champions
Amazing design allows a tiny, fragile creature to lift objects way beyond its size.
by Cody Guitard
Fawn among the flowers
Simply touching a baby deer could end its life.
by Dr Wolfgang Kuhn
The hummingbird: God’s tiny miracle
Everything about the hummingbird shrieks perfect design rather than any random processes.
by Denis Dreves
DNA repair mechanisms ‘shout’ creation
Sneak peek of latest Creation magazine. The 2015 Nobel Prize for Chemistry highlights that DNA would be useless without the repair mechanisms to preserve it.
by Don Batten
Trilobite technology
Far from being examples of ‘primitive’ creatures, trilobite fossils have perfectly designed eyes.
by Charles Stammers
Bees’ guidance strategy for avoiding crash landings
Designers of flying robotic drones have tried and failed to make autonomous landing systems, despite using lasers, radars, sonars and GPS technology. So how do bees do it so easily?
by David Catchpoole
The amazing sea horse
The father gives birth and it has no evolutionary links. It may be the world’s most baffling fish!
by David Juhasz
Arthropods inspire strong, biodegradable material
Hybrid of arthropod exoskeleton and silk is about as strong and tough as an aluminium alloy, but is only half as dense.
by Jonathan Sarfati
Ants—swarm intelligence
Ants: swarm intelligence
by Paula Weston