Six robots inspired by real-life animals
Evolution has already done the heavy lifting.
Moth eyes inspire solar cells that work indoors
Nature-like graphene cells could scoop up energy from devices in your home.
Frozen oil could be the key to shapeshifting materials
Those odd shapes hint at a future of artificial structures with lifelike behavior.
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.
Swans help create smoother camera drone videos
Scientists are studying swan flights to produce smoother camera drone shots.
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.
Nano-sized 'yolks' should lead to longer-lasting batteries
Eggs might just inspire a breakthrough in battery longevity.
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...
3D plant scans will help build lighter, stronger cars
Scanning plants in 3D will help build lighter, stronger cars