Bioluminescence—the light of living things
A chemical reaction allows a tiny creature to stand out in the dark.
The Red Blanket
The furry carnivore which rapidly spread across the globe.
What should Christians think about artificial selection and genetic modification?
Is it ok for humans to modify organisms? What about human-animal hybrids? We discuss the biblical and ethical guidelines for Christians in today’s world of rapidly developing biotechnology.
Matthew Cserhati, Gary Bates
Black butterfly wings inspire solar cell design
Solar cell modelled on butterfly wing absorbs twice as much sunlight
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.
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’
Desert creatures inspire ‘SandBot’
Even specialty vehicles such as dune buggies can end up hopelessly mired in sand. So designers of Martian robotic vehicles are looking to copy the ‘effortless’ all-terrain locomotion of earthly lizards.
Elephant Genome Project: evolutionary theory re-written
The Elephant Genome Project reveals a new elephant species alive today, and rewrites the previously held evolutionary tree for elephants. Research findings fit nicely with the Biblical account.
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.
Fine tuning of ‘backward’ eye is vital for colour vision
Our 'backwardly-wired’ retina is an ideal structure to optimize colour vision.
Did the ear bones of mammals really evolve from the jawbones of reptiles?
Evolution of bones in middle ear in mammals unheard of.
Owls are God’s masterpieces of design, with their acute vision, fine hearing, and soundless flight. Owls have always looked the same since their creation on day five of creation week.
The Bible declares: In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1
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