A great set of photos that show how Kingfisher's beak inspired the Bullet train design.  Nature-Inspired Innovation: 9 Examples of Biomimicry in Action : TreeHugger

Nature-Inspired Innovation: 9 Examples of Biomimicry in Action

A great set of photos that show how Kingfisher's beak inspired the Bullet train design. Nature-Inspired Innovation: 9 Examples of Biomimicry in Action : TreeHugger

In this inspiring talk about recent developments in biomimicry, Janine Benyus provides heartening examples of ways in which nature is already influencing the products and systems we build.

In this inspiring talk about recent developments in biomimicry, Janine Benyus provides heartening examples of ways in which nature is already influencing the products and systems we build.

The Biggest Sharks in the World: Nightmares Beneath the Waves

The Biggest Sharks in the World: Nightmares Beneath the Waves

Though most attacks are not fatal, tiger sharks' strategy is to dwell along shallow reefs, harbors, and canals, where they have ample opportunity to encounter unsuspecting humans. The tiger shark falls second to the great white on attacks towards humans.

"Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you." - Frank Llyod Wright

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"Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you." - Frank Llyod Wright

Janine Benyus: Nature's 100 Best | The brilliant naturalist, author of Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature,founder of Biomimicry Institute; Bioneers Conference Plenary 2008, with Janine Benyus;A Quick Summary of Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature;3.8 billion years of research10-30 million species;Well-adapted solutions;Biomimicry is the conscious emulation of life’s genius;  Watch video online

Janine Benyus: Nature's 100 Best | The brilliant naturalist, author of Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature,founder of Biomimicry Institute; Bioneers Conference Plenary 2008, with Janine Benyus;A Quick Summary of Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature;3.8 billion years of research10-30 million species;Well-adapted solutions;Biomimicry is the conscious emulation of life’s genius; Watch video online

Velcro was invented by Swiss engineer George de Mestral in 1941 after he removed burrs from his dog and decided to take a closer look at how they worked. The small hooks found at the end of the burr needles inspired him to create the now ubiquitous Velcro.

8 amazing examples of biomimicry

Velcro was invented by Swiss engineer George de Mestral in 1941 after he removed burrs from his dog and decided to take a closer look at how they worked. The small hooks found at the end of the burr needles inspired him to create the now ubiquitous Velcro.

Copying Mother Nature | 8 amazing examples of biomimicry | MNN - Mother Nature Network

8 amazing examples of biomimicry

Copying Mother Nature | 8 amazing examples of biomimicry | MNN - Mother Nature Network

Did you know that sharks inspired NASA boats and that butterflies inspired e-readers? If the answer is no, then check out this well-informed and educational infographic that can tell you everything you need to know, created by European Springs & Pressings LTD. The infographic that looks at some of the best examples of nature inspired biomimicry and provides lots of fun facts, such as how Velcro was designed after dogs fur and spy planes were modeled after bat wings.

Did you know that sharks inspired NASA boats and that butterflies inspired e-readers? If the answer is no, then check out this well-informed and educational infographic that can tell you everything you need to know, created by European Springs & Pressings LTD. The infographic that looks at some of the best examples of nature inspired biomimicry and provides lots of fun facts, such as how Velcro was designed after dogs fur and spy planes were modeled after bat wings.

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