Fossil Friday: Moniopterus — Snake, Beetle, or Mollusk?
Scientists are only humans and many of them see what they want to see. Fossils often leave a lot of room for wild imagination and wishful thinking.
RuvAB: Another Elegant Molecular Motor Visualized
This machine looks like something out of a CAD/CAM project, but it’s found in bacteria.
Study: Dogs Cry for Joy as Well as Pain
That shouldn’t really be too surprising because the fact that humans and dogs can share emotions is part of what forms bonds between us.
Mammoth Support for Devolution
The more science progresses, the more hapless Darwin seems. Consider woolly mammoth DNA.
Bees Feel Pain. Therefore…Insect Rights?
As we learn more from research about how various life forms respond to experiences, a more complex picture may raise political issues.