Sea Sponges Inspire Building Materials

There is something I say frequently because it is worth emphasizing: It is the often-observed fact that the more we learn about nature, the less "simple" it becomes. People in the thrilling days of yesteryear thought that cells were simple, but advancements in technology and scientific understanding left that notion behind. This happens frequently.

Despite the bleating of atheists and other anti-creationists, evidence that the Master Engineer designed living things (as well as space, the laws of physics, logic, and so on) is increasingly abundant. It is galactically foolish to claim that living things appear designed, but are actually not.

Some people foolishly say living things only appear designed, but are not. They draw from the glass sea sponge for intelligently designed materials.
Glass sponge Euplectella aspergillum image credit: NOAA
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A "simple" glass sponge called Venus' flower basket is obviously not designed, but it is the product of time, chance, mutations, random processes, luck, and so on. That's why scientists are drawing inspiration from it to build stronger products (biomimetics). Yes, I was being sarcastic that it was not designed. However, people who think it's a product of baryon-to-marine biologist evolution are intelligently designing things themselves without giving the Creator due credit for their inspirations.
Zoologists see “the exterior simplicity of a sponge mask[ing] chemical and functional sophistication.”

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Did this sponge achieve such sophistication by just chance and many millions of years? What was the origin of sponges—did they evolve from a non-sponge ancestor? . . .

Regardless, sponge construction continues to amaze. Recently, it was reported that scientists “are using the glassy skeletons of marine sponges as inspiration for the next generation of stronger and taller buildings, longer bridges, and lighter spacecraft.”

To soak up this article in its entirety, sea "Marine Sponges Inspire".

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