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The Red Blanket
The furry carnivore which rapidly spread across the globe.
by Philip Robinson
Bioluminescence—the light of living things
A chemical reaction allows a tiny creature to stand out in the dark.
by Martin Tampier
The sloth: Slowest mammal on Earth
This creature may lack speed, but its special features make gripping reading.
by Craig Perman
Surveillance solution: mimicking a bug’s eye view
Inspired by insect vision: new camera technology that can pick up detail in light and dark at the same time.
by David Catchpoole
Pigeon Revision: Brainy birds trump bookish baboons
The ability to distinguish the style of a Picasso from a Monet puts a whole new perspective on ‘bird-brainy’
by David Catchpoole
The Octopus
“Said to have ‘alien biology’, and are ‘too brainy’ for their age!”.
by David Catchpoole
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
The surprising ‘belwhal’
DNA reveals beluga-narwhal hybrid
by Phil Robinson
The wombat
To the first Europeans to settle in Australia, it looked like a badger. But the creature—a godsend to shipwrecked sailors—turned out to be something very different.
by David Catchpoole
Fine tuning of ‘backward’ eye is vital for colour vision
Our 'backwardly-wired’ retina is an ideal structure to optimize colour vision.
by Jonathan Sarfati
An eggcellent design
Eggshell nanostructure shows purposeful construction
by Phil Robinson
Stuart Burgess wins the 2019 James Clayton Prize
Creationists are often accused of bad science or worse but a multiple award-winning, world-class engineer keeps putting the lie to these claims.
by Philip Bell