Biomimicry

12.27.15
Frozen oil could be the key to shapeshifting materials
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Frozen oil could be the key to shapeshifting materials

Those odd shapes hint at a future of artificial structures with lifelike behavior.

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10.27.15
Researchers use video games to test chameleons' vision
10.27.15

Researchers use video games to test chameleons' vision

Thanks to simple video games, scientists know that chameleons really can track separate objects with each eye.

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08.30.15
Swans help create smoother camera drone videos
08.30.15

Swans help create smoother camera drone videos

Scientists are studying swan flights to produce smoother camera drone shots.

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08.22.15
13 scientific breakthroughs inspired by nature
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08.22.15

13 scientific breakthroughs inspired by nature

We're bootstrapping our way into the future on the back of nature's hard work, by way of biomimicry.

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08.10.15
Nano-sized 'yolks' should lead to longer-lasting batteries
08.10.15

Nano-sized 'yolks' should lead to longer-lasting batteries

Eggs might just inspire a breakthrough in battery longevity.

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07.05.15
Squid skin could help make color-changing gadgets
07.05.15

Squid skin could help make color-changing gadgets

Not happy with the color of your clothes and devices? Eventually, you might get to change those hu...

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07.01.15
3D plant scans will help build lighter, stronger cars
07.01.15

3D plant scans will help build lighter, stronger cars

Scanning plants in 3D will help build lighter, stronger cars

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06.01.15
NASA tests airplane wings that shrug off insect guts
06.01.15

NASA tests airplane wings that shrug off insect guts

You may not think of insects as a problem for aircraft (Bambi Meets Godzilla comes to mind), but t...

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