Why a butterfly
Some might think that the butterfly, with its jerky fluttering flight, is a ‘primitive’ and inefficient flyer. Actually, their complicated wing movements generate more lift than simple flapping would do.
Beetles … nature's workaholics
You can find beetles in almost any habitat occupied by other insects, munching on anything from snails to dung!
What has one foot, is small, and can go over anything? (Hint: it has a wonderfully
method of locomotion!)
David Catchpoole, Australia
The way of the woodpecker
Engineers wonder at the woodpecker’s resilience to head-banging—and copy it.
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.
Natural selection ≠ evolution
An important equation people should be acquainted with.
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.
Talking and mythological animals in the Old Testament
CMI answers a range of questions about animals in the Old Testament.
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.
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.
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
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?
The Bible declares: In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1
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