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Beetles … nature's workaholics
You can find beetles in almost any habitat occupied by other insects, munching on anything from snails to dung!
by Paula Weston
Slimy secrets
What has one foot, is small, and can go over anything? (Hint: it has a wonderfully slick method of locomotion!)
by David Catchpoole, Australia
The way of the woodpecker
Engineers wonder at the woodpecker’s resilience to head-banging—and copy it.
by David Catchpoole
DVD makers copy mantis shrimp eye design
The fine nanorod structure of the mantis shrimp eyes allow it to rotate the polarization across the spectrum. This could help DVD players to process much more information.
by Jonathan Sarfati
Natural selection ≠ evolution
An important equation people should be acquainted with.
by Marc Ambler
Colourblind squid camouflage inspires Navy research
How do squid match their surroundings when they are colourblind? The solution has inspired designers of a camouflaging material.
by Jonathan Sarfati
Talking and mythological animals in the Old Testament
CMI answers a range of questions about animals in the Old Testament.
by Lita Sanders
Fibre optics in eye demolish atheistic ‘bad design’ argument
Is our eye harmed by ‘backward wiring’? No! Not only is it necessary, but eyes have a fibre optic plate to guide light through the nerve net to receptors.
by Jonathan Sarfati
Appendix shrieks ‘Creation’ (at least 18 times!)
Remember when the appendix was held up as evidence for evolution—a supposed ‘vestigial organ’? How times have changed.
by David Catchpoole
Life at the extremes
You can freeze them, boil them, dry them, starve them and even put them in a vacuum—yet they still bounce back
by David Catchpoole
Pliable plants
Tropical bats use living leaves to make roosts for their young—but how can the leaves remain healthy when much of their water supply has been cut off?
by David Catchpoole
Migration after the Flood
Observations of biogeography fit the biblical account of Earth history better than the evolutionary story.
by Dominic Statham