Tag: Monarch butterflies
An Engineering Marvel, Animals Find Their Way by Reading Earth’s Magnetic Field
Intelligent design predicts that organisms will be equipped with complex systems that can take advantage of environmental cues and respond with precision.
Uncannily Organic: Navigation Is More than Genes
The capabilities of animals to know their positions and make corrections seem beyond the abilities of coded instructions or brain size.
How Butterflies “Evolve” by Design
Biologists have wondered how the patterns on butterfly wings change.
Encore Performances in the Design of Life
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.
Marvelous Migrations at All Scales
Living things are on the move everywhere. Why do some of them go to great lengths to migrate, while others stay put?