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Reversible autopoiesis—a foundational design principle for life’s survival
Because cells have the ability to adapt to certain stresses, such as a lack of food, they must have been functioning that way from the start.
by Alex Williams
Skin colour surprises
The genes that affect light and dark skin colour are found across the world, indicating that they were in our population before we spread out across the world at Babel.
by Robert Carter
Copy challenge
Man looked to the birds, and conquered the skies. Now researchers are looking to imitate a much tinier winged creature …
by Alexander Williams
DNA repair mechanisms ‘shout’ creation
The 2015 Nobel Prize for Chemistry highlights that DNA would be useless without the repair mechanisms to preserve it.
by Don Batten
Archer fish use advanced hydrodynamics
Archer fish exploits two independent hydrodynamic properties to shoot down prey with powerful water jet.
by Jonathan Sarfati
Intelligent Ink?
by Michael G Matthews
The Sulawesi Bear Cuscus
What has eyes like a lemur, a body like a koala, is often called a ‘marsupial monkey’, and shares its island home with pigs and dwarf buffaloes?
by Paula Weston and Carl Wieland
Sharks: denizens of the deep
Few creatures alive today incite more fear and awe than these fierce marine predators with their razor-sharp teeth. But not all sharks are harmful to man.
by Paula Weston
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
Golden numbers
The ratio of 1:1.62 is seen in building design, in flower petals, pine cones and much more. It is widely acknowledged to be very pleasing to the eye. Why?
by Carl Wieland and Russell Grigg
Motors in the cell
Creation for Kids: Motors in the cell
by Erin Hughes and Lita Cosner
Shaking hands on a recent creation
Non-racemized amino acids in rocks belies millions of years.
by Carl Wieland