Advances in live data logging show how birds do it: get from here to there. Some surprises were uncovered in recent experiments.
Since the films showcased their exquisite designs, more discoveries increase the wonder of hummingbirds, sea turtles, and butterflies.
News from Princeton discusses the work of Tom Smith and Bridgett vonHoldt, who have solved a “long-standing finch beak mystery.” The answer turned out to be Mendelian, not Darwinian.
Another study of bird migration using geolocators finds fascinating new facts about social interactions during long-distance flights.
From the molecular nanomachines within a tiny cell to the large-scale structure of the universe, design is everywhere to be found.